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Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library

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Address:
2205 W. Florence Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Phone:
323-750-7241
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Librarian:
Justin Sugiyama, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library
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Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Stop by this weekly pop-up to get some hands-on help downloading material from the library's emedia resources.  You can download books,...

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January 29, 2020 10:15 AM
You're invited to stories, songs and more. Bring your library card to check out books.

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Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
Looking for safe exercise that's fun? Come to the library and bowl, play basketball, baseball, tennis, and more with Wii videogaming.  The...

Every Friday at 10a.m.
Come to this fun, all-abilities dance workout for adults 55+. Move to R & B to maintain muscle, develop strength, and build community...

SHADOW FIGURES OF A LINE OF PEOPLE WITH "JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM" WRITTEN ACROSS THE PEOPLE
January 31, 2020 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
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Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
Fridays at 4 p.m.
Students will work with our resident artist, Áyan Ortega, to develop their art practice, build a portfolio, and participate in student...

Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
January 31, 2020 4:00 PM
Free, one hour art class for kids ages 8-12, presented by ProjectArt LA and taught by a talented local artist.

African American quilt in reds, golds and greens
First Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.
Do you quilt?  Don’t quilt alone.  We have another opportunity for quilters to come together as we welcome a new quilting circle to the...

STAR volunteer reader reads to kids and families at a library
February 1, 2020 11:00 AM
Read with our STAR volunteer reader Kevin. Ask him how you can earn a free book (limit of one per year). Please call first.

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February 1, 2020 2:00 PM
In celebration of African American Heritage Month we're showing the very best of Eddie Murphy.  Come on three Saturdays in February and...

What We Are Reading

  • Made things

    Made things

    Tchaikovsky, Adrian, 1972-
  • 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


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