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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
Instructor Vivian Mercado stretching on a yoga mat.
August 20, 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.
August 22, 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...

A basket with yarn and knitting needles.
August 24, 2019 11:30AM to 1:30PM
All adults are invited to join this informal group of knitters.  Bring your own supplies.  Schedule varies; please call ahead.

Person in lotus position
August 24, 2019 3:00PM to 4:00PM
We are pleased to offer a weekly gentle yoga class, for beginners, with instructor Ryan Russ. No experience necessary. Mats recommended.

Sillouette of two faces speaking to each other.
August 26, 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.
August 27, 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...

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

  • 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

  • Fay Wray and Robert Riskin : a Hollywood memoir

    Fay Wray and Robert Riskin : a Hollywood memoir

    Riskin, Victoria,
  • Middlegame

    Middlegame

    McGuire, Seanan
  • Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems

    Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems

    Goss, Theodora

    Goss, the author of the eminently enjoyable The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter and European Travel For The Monstrous Gentle

  • Other people's houses

    Other people's houses

    Segal, Lore Groszmann.

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