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Pico Union Branch Library

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Exterior view of the Pico Union branch
Address:
1030 S. Alvarado Street
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone:
213-368-7545
Fax:
213-368-7543
Email:
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Librarian:
Kim Hughes, Acting Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Pico Union Branch Library
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Wednesdays at 1-6 P.M.
Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults (19+ years old) from 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Walk-in tutors provide assistance in the...

Arts and Crafts
October 16, 2019 4:00PM
Children, teens and families, come to learn a craft and make new friends! 

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Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 P.M.
Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults (19+ years old). Walk-in tutors provide assistance in the following areas: English reading,...

father, mother, and their two young kids sitting on sofa smiling
November 13, 2019 12:00PM to 3:00PM
When it comes to the health of you and your loved ones, don’t wait, vaccinate. Get your free flu shot today. No appointments necessary. Flu...

adult literacy logo
Wednesdays at 1-6 P.M.
Free 15-20 minute tutoring sessions for adults (19+ years old) from 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Walk-in tutors provide assistance in the...

hands holding Lego bricks
November 13, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Do you build?

Ongoing Events

Student Zone
Pico Union has four computers in our Student Zone reserved exclusively for kids and teens to do homework.  Printing is free for school assignments.  Sign up at the Reference Desk.
Student Zone hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5 pm, and Tuesday and Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 pm.


Cybernaut
Pico Union's computer aide can answer your computer questions, help with resumes and job applications, and provide one-on-one tutoring for basic computer skills. Pico Union's Cybernaut is available to help you Monday-Friday, 2:30-5:30 pm.

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