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Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library

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Address:
4504 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Phone:
(323) 234-9106
Fax:
(323) 231-4291
Email:
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Librarian:
Ana Campos, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library
May 2, 2016 3:30PM
Join us for a free movie and popcorn
May 3, 2016 4:00PM
Join us as we present passages from the book Fahrenheit 451. Free copies of the book will be available - supplies are limited.
May 3, 2016 6:00PM
¿Habla español pero no sabe las reglas de ortografía o lingüística? Acompáñenos en cursos para aprender nuestra lengua española.
May 4, 2016 4:30PM
Are you ready for the Citizenship test?
May 5, 2016 4:00PM to 5:00PM
   A Preschool storytime with a Cinco de Mayo theme. Share your books, stories, art crafts and special displays in celebration of...
May 6, 2016 4:00PM to June 10, 2016 5:00PM
Join us for exciting story time adventures read by LAPD officers!
May 7, 2016 12:00PM
Find out how to search for jobs, write résumés, prepare for interviews, make a good impression, develop good work habits, and more. This...
May 9, 2016 3:30PM
Join us for a free movie and popcorn

Ongoing Events

Student Zone - Student Zone is a service for students in 1st-12th grades that provides access to computers for word processing, research, free printing for assignments and guidance in using the library's resources.  Mondays through Thursdays 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Computer Comfort - Beginning, hands-on training on how to use the mouse and keyboard. No computer experience necessary.  Wednesdays  4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

STAR - Children may come listen to stories or read to our volunteer Miss Peggy. Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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    All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

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    The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

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    Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

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    Originals : how non-conformists move the world

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    Troublemaker : surviving Hollywood and Scientology

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    Presence : bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

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    The devil's chessboard : Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the rise of America's secret government

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    Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939

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