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Echo Park Branch Library

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Address:
1410 W. Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone:
213-250-7808
Fax:
213-580-3744
Email:
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Librarian:
Victoria Sikora, Senior Librarian

As a part of Historic Filipinotown, the Echo Park Branch is pleased to be the only public library in Southern California to provide a dedicated Filipino heritage collection, consisting of over 500 volumes on all aspects of Filipino life and culture.

Upcoming Events at Echo Park Branch Library
Sillouette of two faces speaking to each other.
January 27, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All ESL adults welcome. Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  

librarian reading to kids
January 28, 2020 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Join us for books, dancing, fingerplays and songs, and playtime afterward.Acompáñanos a leer, bailar y cantar y después del programa a...

Instructor Vivian Mercado stretching on a yoga mat
January 28, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fitness Trainer Vivian Mercado wants to help you unwind with her beginners' stretching class. For ages 15 and up. Yoga mats recommended.

Four books with different covers
January 29, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All Echo Park book lovers are invited to join in twice-monthly discussions of popular adult books. For more information contact: comadre4@...

Illustration of an open book.
January 30, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Aphasia is a language disability that affects a person's ability to speak, understand speech, read, and write. This book club is for adults...

women on yoga mats holding their ankles up
Saturdays, 3 to 4 p.m.
We are pleased to offer Hatha Yoga with instructor Caitlin White. This gentle approach focuses on yoga postures and breathing. Some yoga...

Sillouette of two faces speaking to each other.
February 3, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All ESL adults welcome. Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  

Instructor Vivian Mercado stretching on a yoga mat
February 4, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fitness Trainer Vivian Mercado wants to help you unwind with her beginners' stretching class. For ages 15 and up. Yoga mats recommended.

Ongoing Events

After School Student Zone

Monday-Thursday 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Students K-12 have access to laptops with internet and word processing, databases, and online homework help. Free printing for homework.


Adult Literacy Program

Volunteer tutors work one-on-one, helping adults improve basic reading and writing skills. For more information call (213) 228-7037 ext. 70819, or write echoparkliteracy@lapl.org.


STAR Readers

Our volunteer STAR Readers are here and ready for all kids who love to share a good book. Mr. Ruben will be at the library Saturdays from 1:30-3:30 pm and Mr. .Luis will be at the library on Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00 pm

What We Are Reading

  • Dreamers and schemers : how an improbable bid for the 1932 Olympics transformed Los Angeles from dusty outpost to global metropolis

    Dreamers and schemers : how an improbable bid for the 1932 Olympics transformed Los Angeles from dusty outpost to global metropolis

    Siegel, Barry, 1949-
  • Riot Baby

    Riot Baby

    Onyebuchi, Tochi

    Ella, a young girl growing up in Compton, California has psychokinetic abilities that allow her to see into the future.

  • Steel Crow Saga

    Steel Crow Saga

    Krueger, Paul
  • Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge

    Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge

    Weller, Sheila,
  • The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl

    The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl

    Goss, Theodora

    Mary Jekyll, Diana Hyde, Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherine Moreau and Justine Frankenstein—all the daughters of some of science fiction’s ma

  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader

    Paul, Pamela,
  • The Starless Sea

    The Starless Sea

    Morgenstern, Erin

    In her first novel since 2011’s The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern illustrates again that she is a masterful fantasy storyteller

  • Midnight chicken : (& other recipes worth living for)

    Midnight chicken : (& other recipes worth living for)

    Risbridger, Ella,
  • The Girl Who Reads on the Metro

    The Girl Who Reads on the Metro

    Feret-Fleury, Christine

    In The Girl Who Reads on the Metro, Christine Feret-Fleury tells a delightful tale about the love and power of books and the nee

  • Anja Niemi in character

    Anja Niemi in character

    Niemi, Anja, 1976- photographer, interviewee.

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