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Address:
149 N. Saint Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone:
(323) 957-4550
Fax:
(323) 957-4555
Email:
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Librarian:
Madeleine Kerr Ildefonso, Senior Librarian

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society designated the Wilshire Branch as a Historic Landmark - 1999 Historic Landmark Award #66. The collection highlights Korean and Spanish Films and contains a good selection of other foreign language films. Refer to the branch history section for more information concerning the library’s unique history.

Upcoming Events at Wilshire
September 22, 2014 6:00PM to 6:15PM

New Parents: bring your infant or baby up to 2 years old for 15 minutes of fun! Listen to a quick story and hear a lullaby, check some...

September 25, 2014 4:00AM to 5:00AM

Please join us to discuss books, comix, manga, music cds and dvds in September. We will have a Halloween craft program in October....

September 25, 2014 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Storytime with Sybil. Join us for stories, a song and a stretch! Check out some books to read during the week. For ages 3-5. Studies...

September 25, 2014 6:00PM to 8:00PM

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September 27, 2014 11:00AM to 12:00PM

Please sign up to join us. We will explore a different aspect of science on each Saturday in September. 9/6: animal prints. Wear an old...

September 29, 2014 6:00PM to 6:15PM

New Parents: bring your infant or baby up to 2 years old for 15 minutes of fun! Listen to a quick story and hear a lullaby, check some...

October 2, 2014 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Storytime with Sybil. Join us for stories, a song and a stretch! Check out some books to read during the week. For ages 3-5. Studies...

October 4, 2014 11:00AM to 4:00PM

Come by the Friends of the Wilshire Library Book sale to pick up great books and DVDs. There will also be a Family Art Class from 12-2...

October 4, 2014 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Join us for a special Family Art project about gardens and gardening! Did you know that the Wilshire Library will soon have container...

October 6, 2014 6:00PM to 6:15PM

New Parents: bring your infant or baby up to 2 years old for 15 minutes of fun! Listen to a quick story and hear a lullaby, check some...

Ongoing Events

Student Zone

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Students (grades 1 to 12) may sign in to use the provided  tables, supplies, computers and resources to work on school related activities.  Printing is free for homework assignments.  Students may bring their own laptops or portable devices to use in the Student
Zone.

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

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    Think like a freak : the authors of Freakonomics offer to retrain your brain

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    Business adventures [by] John Brooks.

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    Blood feud : the Clintons vs. the Obamas

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    Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar--your brain's silent killers

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    Orange is the new black : my year in a woman's prison

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    Diary of a mad diva

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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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    10% happier : how I tamed the voice in my head, reduced stress without losing my edge, and found self-help that actually works : a true story

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    A spy among friends : Kim Philby and the great betrayal

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  • Outliers : the story of success

    Outliers : the story of success

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    The divide : American injustice in the age of the wealth gap

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    I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

    Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author.
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    The body book : the law of hunger, the science of strength, the power of knowledge, and other ways to love your amazing body

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    I said yes to everything : a memoir

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  • No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

    No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

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    Hand, D. J. (David J.), 1950-
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    The confidence code : the science and art of self-assurance -- what women should know

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    Finding me : a decade of darkness, a life reclaimed : a memoir of the Cleveland kidnappings

    Knight, Michelle, 1981- author.
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    Heaven is for real : a little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back

    Burpo, Todd.
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    Unbroken : a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption

    Hillenbrand, Laura.
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    I don't know what you know me from : confessions of a co-star

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    In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin

    Larson, Erik.
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    My promised land : the triumph and tragedy of Israel

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    How not to be wrong : the power of mathematical thinking

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    The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames

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    The gifts of imperfection : let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are

    Brown, Brené.
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    Daily rituals : how artists work

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    The phantom of Fifth Avenue : the mysterious life and scandalous death of heiress Huguette Clark

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    The glass castle : a memoir

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    Sons of wichita : how the Koch brothers became america's most powerful and private dynasty.

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