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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 Branch Library
March 3, 2015 4:00PM to 5:00PM
The Blue Submarine will visit Wilshire Branch and kids will have the opportunity to see living sea creatures and hear all about the ocean’s...
March 5, 2015 3:30PM 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...

Stories for Babies; New Parents; Board Books
March 9, 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...

March 10, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Art for Preschoolers will explore four different mediums each Tuesday in March starting March 10th and ending on March 31st. Please sign...

March 12, 2015 3:30PM 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...

Stories for Babies; New Parents; Board Books
March 16, 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...

March 17, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Art for Preschoolers will explore four different mediums each Tuesday in March starting March 10th and ending on March 31st. Please sign...

March 19, 2015 3:30PM 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...

Stories for Babies; New Parents; Board Books
March 23, 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...

March 24, 2015 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Art for Preschoolers will explore four different mediums each Tuesday in March starting March 10th and ending on March 31st. Please sign...

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

  • Yes please

    Yes please

    Poehler, Amy, 1971- author.
  • Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

    Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

    Dunham, Lena, 1986-
  • Money, master the game : 7 simple steps to financial freedom

    Money, master the game : 7 simple steps to financial freedom

    Robbins, Anthony, 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.
  • Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Gawande, Atul, author.
  • Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail

    Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail

    Strayed, Cheryl, 1968-
  • The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    Brown, Daniel, 1951-
  • Killing Patton : the strange death of World War II's most audacious general

    Killing Patton : the strange death of World War II's most audacious general

    O'Reilly, Bill.
  • Deep down dark : the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free

    Deep down dark : the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free

    Tobar, Héctor, 1963-
  • Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America

    Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America

    Leovy, Jill.
  • American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history

    American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history

    Kyle, Chris, 1974-
  • Silver screen fiend : learning about life from an addiction to film

    Silver screen fiend : learning about life from an addiction to film

    Oswalt, Patton, 1969- author.
  • What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions

    What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions

    Munroe, Randall, author.
  • Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption

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

    Hillenbrand, Laura.
  • There was a little girl : the real story of my mother and me

    There was a little girl : the real story of my mother and me

    Shields, Brooke, 1965-
  • The unspeakable : and other subjects of discussion

    The unspeakable : and other subjects of discussion

    Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.
  • The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League

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

    Hobbs, Jeff, 1980-
  • The innovators : how a group of inventors, hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution

    The innovators : how a group of inventors, hackers, geniuses, and geeks created the digital revolution

    Isaacson, Walter.
  • Tinseltown : murder, morphine, and madness at the dawn of Hollywood

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

    Mann, William J, author.
  • Watch me : a memoir

    Watch me : a memoir

    Huston, Anjelica, author.
  • The Andy Cohen diaries : a deep look at a shallow year

    The Andy Cohen diaries : a deep look at a shallow year

    Cohen, Andy, 1968-
  • Ghost boy : the miraculous escape of a misdiagnosed boy trapped inside his own body

    Ghost boy : the miraculous escape of a misdiagnosed boy trapped inside his own body

    Pistorius, Martin.
  • America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system

    America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system

    Brill, Steven, 1950- author.
  • Can't we talk about something more pleasant?

    Can't we talk about something more pleasant?

    Chast, Roz, author, illustrator.
  • Small victories : spotting improbable moments of grace

    Small victories : spotting improbable moments of grace

    Lamott, Anne.
  • Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The Imitation Game

    Alan Turing : the enigma : the book that inspired the film The Imitation Game

    Hodges, Andrew.
  • I must say : my life as a humble comedy legend

    I must say : my life as a humble comedy legend

    Short, Martin, 1950- author.
  • As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride

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

    Elwes, Cary, 1962-
  • Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive

    Unbroken : an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive

    Hillenbrand, Laura.
  • Even this I get to experience

    Even this I get to experience

    Lear, Norman.
  • Not my father's son : a memoir

    Not my father's son : a memoir

    Cumming, Alan, 1965-
  • Travelling to infinity : my life with Stephen

    Travelling to infinity : my life with Stephen

    Hawking, Jane.
  • The organized mind : thinking straight in the age of information overload

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

    Levitin, Daniel J.
  • Leaving before the rains come

    Leaving before the rains come

    Fuller, Alexandra, 1969- author.
  • Neil Patrick Harris : choose your own autobiography

    Neil Patrick Harris : choose your own autobiography

    Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973-
  • So, anyway--

    So, anyway--

    Cleese, John, author.
  • Bad feminist : essays

    Bad feminist : essays

    Gay, Roxane, author.
  • Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption

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

    Hillenbrand, Laura.
  • Zero belly diet

    Zero belly diet

    Zinczenko, David.
  • Capital in the twenty-first century

    Capital in the twenty-first century

    Piketty, Thomas, 1971-
  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
  • Act like a success, think like a success : discovering your gift and the way to life's riches

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

    Harvey, Steve, 1956- author.
  • Without you, there is no us : my time with the sons of North Korea's elite

    Without you, there is no us : my time with the sons of North Korea's elite

    Kim, Suki, 1970- author.
  • #Girlboss

    #Girlboss

    Amoruso, Sophia.
  • How to be Parisian wherever you are : love, style, and bad habits

    How to be Parisian wherever you are : love, style, and bad habits

    Berest, Anne, 1979-
  • Alan Turing : the enigma

    Alan Turing : the enigma

    Hodges, Andrew.
  • This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate

    This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate

    Klein, Naomi, 1970-
  • How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world

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

    Johnson, Steven, 1968- author.
  • Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

    Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957, author.
  • The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family

    The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family

    Pelzer, David J.

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