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4504 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
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(323) 234-9106
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(323) 231-4291
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Ana Campos, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
November 26, 2014 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Join us for a fun Thanksgiving party!

 

November 26, 2014 6:00PM to January 28, 2015 8:45PM

Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! Free classes for Permanent Residents!

December 2, 2014 4:00PM

Join us to play XBOX 360 games and traditional board games. Make new friends and learn more about how to participate in your library....

December 3, 2014 6:00PM to February 4, 2015 8:45PM

Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! Free classes for Permanent Residents!

December 6, 2014 12:00PM

Join us for a free family art class provided by LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art). A different lesson using drawing, painting or...

December 8, 2014 5:30PM
Travel the world and experience other cultures as you learn to prepare healthy and delicious international foods from around the globe....
December 9, 2014 4:00PM

Join us to play XBOX 360 games and traditional board games. Make new friends and learn more about how to participate in your library....

December 10, 2014 6:00PM to February 11, 2015 8:45PM

Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! Free classes for Permanent Residents!

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 3:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Computer Comfort - Beginning, hands-on training on how to use the mouse and keyboard. No computer experience necessary.  Tuesday and Thursday  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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    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

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    Tinseltown : murder, morphine, and madness at the dawn of Hollywood

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    Act like a success, think like a success : discovering your gift and the way to life's riches

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    Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption

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    What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions

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    Waking up : a guide to spirituality without religion

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    The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League

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    Business adventures [by] John Brooks.

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    How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world

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    Neil Patrick Harris : choose your own autobiography

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    Worthy fights : a memoir of leadership in war and peace

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    A spy among friends : Kim Philby and the great betrayal

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    Pay any price : greed, power, and endless war

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    As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride

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    David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants

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    Make it ahead : a Barefoot Contessa cookbook

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    The organized mind : thinking straight in the age of information overload

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    Tennessee Williams : mad pilgrimage of the flesh

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    The news sorority : Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour and the (ongoing, imperfect, complicated) triumph of women in TV news

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    This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate

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    Diary of a mad diva

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