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Echo Park Branch Library

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exterior photo of the Echo Park  Branch Library
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.
September 23, 2019 6:00PM to 7:00PM
All ESL adults welcome.  Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  

Illustration of woman reading to children.
September 24, 2019 12:30PM to 1:30PM
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.
September 24, 2019 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Fitness Trainer Vivian Mercado wants to help you unwind with her beginners' stretching class. For ages 15 and up. Yoga mats recommended.

Illustration of an open book.
September 26, 2019 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Aphasia is a language disability that affects a person's ability to speak, understand speech, read, and write. This book club is for adults...

close-up of loteria game board
September 28, 2019 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Similar to bingo, but with vivid imagery and creative wordplay, Lotería can be enjoyed by the whole family.  Presented in Spanish and...

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

  • The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel

    The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel

    Waldherr, Kris

    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

    Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal

    Foret, Rosalee de la
  • Magic for Liars: A Novel

    Magic for Liars: A Novel

    Gailey, Sarah

    When the Health instructor at Osthorne Academy for Young Mages is found in the school library bisected from head to toe cleanly down the

  • Happiness is Baking: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, Muffins, Brownies, Cookies: Favorite Desserts From the Queen of Cake

    Happiness is Baking: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, Muffins, Brownies, Cookies: Favorite Desserts From the Queen of Cake

    Heatter, Maida
  • Red, White & Royal Blue

    Red, White & Royal Blue

    McQuiston, Casey

    Alex Claremont-Diaz is the 21-year-old First Son Of The United States (FSOTUS).

  • What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction

    What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction

    Morrison, Toni.
  • The Survival of Margaret Thomas

    The Survival of Margaret Thomas

    Howison, Del

    Margaret “Peggy” Thomas was happy living on a farm just outside of Bleak Knob, Missouri with her husband James, who was the local sheriff

  • Shoot for the moon : the space race and the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11

    Shoot for the moon : the space race and the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11

    Donovan, Jim, 1954-
  • Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

    Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

    Higgins, Lila M.
  • Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

    Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

    Moore, Scotto

    Long time music blogger Moore weaves a tale where a newly discovered band is releasing their singles with more in mind than fame and glor


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