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Benjamin Franklin Branch Library

Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
2200 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Lupita Leyva, Senior Librarian

Hours of Service

Mon: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tues: 12 noon - 5:30 p.m.
Weds: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thurs: 12 noon - 5:30 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Main building is closed, but a mini library is available in the parking lot during the hours listed.

The Benjamin Franklin Branch Library is currently being renovated. During construction, we are offering a mini library in the parking lot at 2200 E 1st St. The main branch will reopen in 2024.

La biblioteca Benjamin Franklin actualmente se está renovando. Mientras está en construcción, tenemos una mini biblioteca en el estacionamiento ubicado en 2200 E 1st St. El edificio principal abrirá en el 2024.

As the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library is currently in a temporary location, events may take place outside in the parking lot.

Dado que la biblioteca Benjamin Franklin se encuentra en una ubicación provisional, algunos eventos tendrán lugar al aire libre, en el estacionamiento.

Upcoming Events at Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Sewing materials like thread, measuring tape and pin cushion scattered on a table
May 14, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
In this workshop, participants will make a zipper pouch and learn basic sewing techniques like threading a needle, hand stitching,...

book cover of Can't we talk about something more pleasant?
May 18, 2024 1:00 PM
Join us to discuss the Big Read Book of 2024, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast.

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