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Wilshire Branch Library

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Address:
149 N. Saint Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone:
(323) 957-4550
Fax:
(323) 957-4555
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Librarian:
Jennifer Noble, Acting 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 Branch Library
December 12, 2016 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...
December 14, 2016 4:00PM to 7:00PM
The Los Angeles OIC continues its Core 2 Duo Desktop and Flat Screen Monitor program for low income families.
December 15, 2016 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Come on in for a story or three, a song and a stretch!  Any time between 3pm and 4pm bring your Mom, Dad, Grandma or someone special....
December 19, 2016 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...
December 22, 2016 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Come on in for a story or three, a song and a stretch!  Any time between 3pm and 4pm bring your Mom, Dad, Grandma or someone special....
January 7, 2017 5:00PM
The International Rescue Committee, in association with Los Angeles Public Library, invites you to join us for free citizenship and...

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.

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., author.
  • Born to run

    Born to run

    Springsteen, Bruce, author.
  • The girl with the lower back tattoo

    The girl with the lower back tattoo

    Schumer, Amy.
  • Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right

    Strangers in their own land : anger and mourning on the American right

    Hochschild, Arlie Russell, 1940- author.
  • Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.
  • Settle for more

    Settle for more

    Kelly, Megyn, author.
  • Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan

    Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan

    O'Reilly, Bill, author.
  • White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    Isenberg, Nancy, author.
  • Scrappy little nobody

    Scrappy little nobody

    Kendrick, Anna, author.
  • Love warrior

    Love warrior

    Melton, Glennon Doyle, 1976- author.
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    West, Lindy.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Chernow, Ron.
  • Cooking for Jeffrey

    Cooking for Jeffrey

    Garten, Ina, author.
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
  • Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • Powerhouse : the untold story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    Powerhouse : the untold story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    Miller, James A. (James Andrew), 1957- author.
  • Designing your life : how to build a well-lived, joyful life

    Designing your life : how to build a well-lived, joyful life

    Burnett, William (Consulting professor of design), author.
  • American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    Toobin, Jeffrey, author.
  • Everything I want to eat : Sqirl and the new California cooking

    Everything I want to eat : Sqirl and the new California cooking

    Koslow, Jessica, author.
  • Appetites

    Appetites

    Bourdain, Anthony, author.
  • Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders

    Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders

    Foer, Joshua, author.
  • Kathy Griffin's celebrity run-ins : my A-Z index

    Kathy Griffin's celebrity run-ins : my A-Z index

    Griffin, Kathy, 1960- author.
  • 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, author.
  • Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing

    Hungry heart : adventures in life, love, and writing

    Weiner, Jennifer, author.
  • 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- author.
  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul, author.
  • A life in parts

    A life in parts

    Cranston, Bryan, 1956-
  • Grunt : the curious science of humans at war

    Grunt : the curious science of humans at war

    Roach, Mary.
  • Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

    Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city

    Desmond, Matthew, author.
  • The magnolia story

    The magnolia story

    Gaines, Chip, 1974- author.
  • Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Duckworth, Angela.
  • They're playing our song : a memoir

    They're playing our song : a memoir

    Sager, Carole Bayer, author.
  • The pigeon tunnel : stories from my life

    The pigeon tunnel : stories from my life

    Le Carre, John, 1931-
  • Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-
  • You'll grow out of it

    You'll grow out of it

    Klein, Jessi, 1975-
  • The universe has your back : transform fear to faith

    The universe has your back : transform fear to faith

    Bernstein, Gabrielle, author.
  • Milk and honey

    Milk and honey

    Kaur, Rupi, author.
  • Based on a true story : a memoir

    Based on a true story : a memoir

    Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author.
  • 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.
  • 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-
  • Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

    Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

    Axe, Josh, author.
  • Dorie's cookies

    Dorie's cookies

    Greenspan, Dorie, author.
  • Real food fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it

    Real food fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it

    Olmsted, Larry, author.
  • My own words

    My own words

    Ginsburg, Ruth Bader, author.
  • Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Dweck, Carol S., 1946-
  • Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Kondo, Marie, author.
  • 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- author.
  • Filthy rich

    Filthy rich

    Patterson, James, 1947-
  • The unwinding : an inner history of the new America

    The unwinding : an inner history of the new America

    Packer, George, 1960-
  • You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain

    You can't touch my hair and other things I still have to explain

    Robinson, Phoebe, author.

YA Hot Titles

Children's Hot Titles

  • Pokémon adventures

    Pokémon adventures

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Babymouse

    Babymouse

    Holm, Jennifer L.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : double down

    Diary of a wimpy kid : double down

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

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

    Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

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

    Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

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

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

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

    Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    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 : the long haul

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

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

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    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 : the third wheel

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Pokémon black and white

    Pokémon black and white

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Green eggs and ham

    Green eggs and ham

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

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

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • 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.
  • Pokemon XY

    Pokemon XY

    Kusaka, Hidenori, author.
  • 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, author.
  • The cat in the hat

    The cat in the hat

    Seuss, Dr.
  • 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- author, illustrator.
  • Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • 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, author.
  • How the Grinch stole Christmas

    How the Grinch stole Christmas

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

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

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

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Rowling, J. K.
  • The thank you book

    The thank you book

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • Wonder

    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.
  • A turkey for Thanksgiving

    A turkey for Thanksgiving

    Bunting, Eve, 1928-
  • My little pony.  Friendship is magic

    My little pony. Friendship is magic

    Cook, Katie, 1981-
  • 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, author.
  • Are you my mother?

    Are you my mother?

    Eastman, P. D. (Philip D.).
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Big Nate blasts off

    Big Nate blasts off

    Peirce, Lincoln, author.
  • Let's go for a drive!

    Let's go for a drive!

    Willems, Mo.
  • There is a bird on your head!

    There is a bird on your head!

    Willems, Mo.
  • 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- author.
  • Pigs make me sneeze! : an elephant & piggie book

    Pigs make me sneeze! : an elephant & piggie book

    Willems, Mo.
  • I'm a frog!

    I'm a frog!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • Fantastic beasts and where to find them

    Fantastic beasts and where to find them

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Harry Potter and the deathly hallows

    Harry Potter and the deathly hallows

    Rowling, J. K.

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