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kids and parents

Picture of woman and child in library
Neale Stokes, December 22, 2017

Los Angeles is massive, and the library has seventy-three locations serving almost every part of the city, from San Pedro to Sylmar.

Cover of the book Chasing Secrets and text that reads essay contest
, October 25, 2017

If you are a parent or an educator this information is for you!

Officer Joseph Oseguera sitting down with children from the Vermont Square Branch, smiling at the camera and holding books
Catherine Sturgeon, October 25, 2017

It’s almost 2:30 on a Friday afternoon when a mother with three young children approaches the Reference Desk. “Are the officers here yet?” she asks. There is a police officer on his way upstairs, but there is no emergency: it’s time for the LAPD Read Along storytime!

Storytime Group Photo
Linda Israelson, June 27, 2013

In 2011, The Los Angeles Public Library incorporated a component into its Summer Reading Club to actively engage children under the age of five.