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Van Nuys Branch Library

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Address:
6250 Sylmar Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone:
(818) 756-8453
Fax:
(818) 756-9291
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Librarian:
Chris Barreiro, Acting Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Van Nuys Branch Library
Summer Reading Challenge
June 29, 2017 4:00PM
Magician Wayne Kawamoto presents an entertaining magic show for all ages that combines music, audience interaction and comedy.

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Every Friday from 10:00 - 1:30 p.m. when the library is open.
In partnership with the LA Law Library, Van Nuys Branch Library will be offering a free service with a Law Librarian with office hours...

STAR Reader Brooke
Most Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers! Join STAR reader, Brooke, for a wonderful...

On the first Saturday of the month, from 12:00-1:30 p.m, when the library is scheduled to be open.
Would you like to learn to knit or crochet? Or would you like to share your skills and knowledge with others? Join a friendly group of...

July 1, 2017 2:30PM
“A jubilant celebration with captivating musical numbers that put to shame anything you’d see on ‘American Idol’”. (The Miami Herald) “A...

Veterans Connect at the Van Nuys Branch Library
July 3, 2017 1:00PM to 3:00PM
On Monday and Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm, The Van Nuys Branch Library is proud to announce that Bill, a Veteran Resources Specialist, will...

Citizenship
July 5, 2017 10:00AM to 1:00PM
The Van Nuys Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, in conjuction with CARECEN, invites you to attend a FREE series of classes on U.S....

Veterans Connect at the Van Nuys Branch Library
July 5, 2017 1:00PM to 3:00PM
On Monday and Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm, The Van Nuys Branch Library is proud to announce that Bill, a Veteran Resources Specialist, will...

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.

Fiction Hot Titles

Non-Fiction Hot Titles

  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    Vance, J. D.,
  • Shattered : inside Hillary Clinton's doomed campaign

    Shattered : inside Hillary Clinton's doomed campaign

    Allen, Jonathan (Jonathan J. M.),
  • Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy

    Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy

    Sandberg, Sheryl,
  • The undoing project : a friendship that changed our minds

    The undoing project : a friendship that changed our minds

    Lewis, Michael (Michael M.),
  • Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI

    Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI

    Grann, David,
  • Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Noah, Trevor, 1984-
  • Tools of titans : the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers

    Tools of titans : the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers

    Ferriss, Timothy,
  • The subtle art of not giving a fuck : a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

    The subtle art of not giving a fuck : a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

    Manson, Mark,
  • The zookeeper's wife : a war story

    The zookeeper's wife : a war story

    Ackerman, Diane, 1948-
  • Norse mythology

    Norse mythology

    Gaiman, Neil,
  • Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race

    Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race

    Lee Shetterly, Margot.
  • This fight is our fight : the battle to save America's middle class

    This fight is our fight : the battle to save America's middle class

    Warren, Elizabeth,
  • The rules do not apply : a memoir

    The rules do not apply : a memoir

    Levy, Ariel,
  • Who thought this was a good idea? : and other questions you should have answers to when you work in the White House

    Who thought this was a good idea? : and other questions you should have answers to when you work in the White House

    Mastromonaco, Alyssa, 1976-
  • Scrappy little nobody

    Scrappy little nobody

    Kendrick, Anna,
  • Nevertheless : a memoir

    Nevertheless : a memoir

    Baldwin, Alec, 1958-
  • South and West : from a notebook

    South and West : from a notebook

    Didion, Joan,
  • Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow

    Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow

    Harari, Yuval N,
  • The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world

    The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world

    Wohlleben, Peter, 1964-
  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
  • Unshakeable : your financial freedom playbook

    Unshakeable : your financial freedom playbook

    Robbins, Anthony,
  • The secrets of my life

    The secrets of my life

    Jenner, Caitlyn, 1949-
  • The Princess Diarist.

    The Princess Diarist.

    Fisher, Carrie.
  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul,
  • Milk and honey

    Milk and honey

    Kaur, Rupi,
  • The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world

    The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world

    Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-
  • The little book of hygge : Danish secrets to happy living

    The little book of hygge : Danish secrets to happy living

    Wiking, Meik,
  • Prince Charles : the passions and paradoxes of an improbable life

    Prince Charles : the passions and paradoxes of an improbable life

    Smith, Sally Bedell, 1948-
  • Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

    Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

    Desmond, Matthew,
  • Head strong : the bulletproof plan to activate untapped brain energy to work smarter and think faster-in just two weeks

    Head strong : the bulletproof plan to activate untapped brain energy to work smarter and think faster-in just two weeks

    Asprey, Dave,
  • The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    Kondō, Marie,
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi,
  • Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the Moon to Mars

    Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the Moon to Mars

    Holt, Nathalia, 1980-
  • Shoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike

    Shoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike

    Knight, Philip H., 1938-
  • On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century

    On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century

    Snyder, Timothy,
  • Blitzed : drugs in the Third Reich

    Blitzed : drugs in the Third Reich

    Ohler, Norman,
  • Old school : life in the sane lane

    Old school : life in the sane lane

    O'Reilly, Bill,
  • Born to run

    Born to run

    Springsteen, Bruce,
  • You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    Sincero, Jen, 1965-
  • Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Mayer, Jane,
  • The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit

    The stranger in the woods : the extraordinary story of the North Pond hermit

    Finkel, Michael,
  • The great British bake off : perfect cakes and bakes to make at home

    The great British bake off : perfect cakes and bakes to make at home

    Collister, Linda,
  • The most beautiful : my life with Prince

    The most beautiful : my life with Prince

    Garcia, Mayte, 1973-
  • The Lost City of the Monkey God

    The Lost City of the Monkey God

    Preston, Douglas J,
  • Word by word : the secret life of dictionaries

    Word by word : the secret life of dictionaries

    Stamper, Kory,
  • The empath's survival guide : life strategies for sensitive people

    The empath's survival guide : life strategies for sensitive people

    Orloff, Judith,
  • No one cares about crazy people : the chaos and heartbreak of mental health in America

    No one cares about crazy people : the chaos and heartbreak of mental health in America

    Powers, Ron,
  • Letterman : the last giant of late night

    Letterman : the last giant of late night

    Zinoman, Jason.
  • Insane clown president : dispatches from the 2016 circus

    Insane clown president : dispatches from the 2016 circus

    Taibbi, Matt,

YA Hot Titles

Children's Hot Titles

  • Babymouse

    Babymouse

    Holm, Jennifer L.
  • Pokémon adventures

    Pokémon adventures

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

    Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : double down

    Diary of a wimpy kid : double down

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Pokemon XY

    Pokemon XY

    Kusaka, Hidenori,
  • Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Green eggs and ham

    Green eggs and ham

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Dork diaries 11. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy

    Dork diaries 11. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Dog Man. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibaldi. [1]

    Dog Man. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibaldi. [1]

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966- .
  • My little pony.  Friendship is magic

    My little pony. Friendship is magic

    Cook, Katie, 1981-
  • Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
  • The cat in the hat

    The cat in the hat

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Russell, Rachel Renee,
  • Dog Man unleashed. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with interior color by Jose Garibaldi. [2]

    Dog Man unleashed. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with interior color by Jose Garibaldi. [2]

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966- .
  • Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • The thank you book

    The thank you book

    Willems, Mo, .
  • Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Russell, Rachel Renée,
  • Are you my mother?

    Are you my mother?

    Eastman, P. D. (Philip D.).
  • Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Pokémon black and white

    Pokémon black and white

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Wonder

    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.
  • Hop on Pop

    Hop on Pop

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Thorne, Jack.
  • Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Russell, Rachel Renee,
  • I am invited to a party!

    I am invited to a party!

    Willems, Mo.
  • Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel

    Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers : the ninth epic novel

    Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of Tippy Tinkletrousers : the ninth epic novel

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-
  • Esperanza rising

    Esperanza rising

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.
  • Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Rowling, J. K.
  • The pigeon needs a bath!

    The pigeon needs a bath!

    Willems, Mo, .
  • The girl who drank the moon

    The girl who drank the moon

    Barnhill, Kelly Regan,
  • Amulet. 2, Kazu Kibuishi. The stonekeeper's curse

    Amulet. 2, Kazu Kibuishi. The stonekeeper's curse

    Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978-

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