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

See the video "Read to the Rhythm with Ozomatli"


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 Branch Library
June 1, 2015 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...

June 4, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Preschool Story Time. (ages 3-5) Please join us and bring a friend! Hear a story or three with Mom, Grandma or someone special. Play...

June 8, 2015 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...

June 11, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Preschool Story Time. (ages 3-5) Please join us and bring a friend! Hear a story or three with Mom, Grandma or someone special. Play...

June 12, 2015 9:30AM to 1:30PM

Eligibility specialists from the LA County Department of Public Social Services will be on hand to help you and your family sign up for...

June 15, 2015 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...

June 16, 2015 4:00PM to 4:45PM

Join us to hear Jeff Iftekaruddin's original music and songs! Fun for everyone and a great start
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June 18, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Preschool Story Time. (ages 3-5) Please join us and bring a friend! Hear a story or three with Mom, Grandma or someone special. Play...

June 22, 2015 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...

June 25, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Preschool Story Time. (ages 3-5) Please join us and bring a friend! Hear a story or three with Mom, Grandma or someone special. Play...

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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