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.
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
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
Anja Niemi in character
Today We Go Home
Kelli Estes tells parallel stories separated by 150 years: one of a woman’s struggle to get into the US Army to fight in the Civil War, t
Haunting of tram car 015
Mexican American baseball on the Westside of Los Angeles
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
Kim Michelle Richardson tells two stories that have, until now, been overlooked in most fiction and history: the story of the blue people
Feels Like Home: Reflections on Central Library
The Ruby Slippers of Oz: Thirty Years Later
In 1989, journalist and documentary filmmaker Rhys Thomas told the fascinating, and mostly unknown history of the world’s most famous sho
The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel
When a famous, and some would claim infamous, poet dies, his final request is to be laid to rest next to his wife in a chapel of stained
Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal