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Van Nuys Branch Library

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6250 Sylmar Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
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(818) 756-8453
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Librarian:
Chris Barreiro, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Van Nuys Branch Library
multiple digital devices
Mondays, 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Bring in your smart device and have our tech aide help you if you have any questions!

Veterans Connect at the library
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. (by appointment only)
If you have questions about how to apply for veterans benefits or how benefits work, please list your contact information in the Veterans...

row of computers in a classroom
Tuesdays · 3 - 4 p.m.
Our tech aide can assist you with basic computer needs and answer your questions.

glue scrissors and pencil clipart
September 25, 2018 4:00PM
Spark your creativity with crafts at the library! This program is intended for children and their caregivers.

sketch of man and skull
September 26, 2018 3:30PM
The award-winning "Phenomena" show is unlike any magic show you have ever seen. Combining illusion, science, hypnotic suggestion, audience...

ESL Conversation Tutor at the Van Nuys Branch Library
Wednesdays, 6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Join us on Wednesdays from 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Van Nuys Branch Library to learn and improve your English skills through fun...

Veterans Connect at the library
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. (by appointment only)
If you have questions about how to apply for veterans benefits or how benefits work, please list your contact information in the Veterans...

Ongoing Events

Student Zone
Monday-Thursday 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday 3:00-5:30 p.m.
Students (grades 4 to 12) may sign in to use the supplies, resources and equipment at the Homework Center to work on homework assignments. Printing is free. Laptops and other portable devices may also be used. Save your work on a USB storage device.

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