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Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library

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Exterior view of the Vernon Library
Address:
4504 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Phone:
323-234-9106
Fax:
323-231-4291
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Librarian:
Daisy Pulido, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library
close up to typewriter and text that read tell your story...
January 27, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Our weekly, Conchas y Café Zine – Bilingual Community Writing Workshops are FREE and open to adults.

board game pieces of various shapes and sizes
January 28, 2020 4:00 PM
5th-12th Graders- Join us for various types of games and learn about the Teen Council and opportunities to help at the library.

chinese scrolls crafts
January 30, 2020 4:00 PM
Chinese scrolls are traditional displays used as a way to exhibit Asian paintings. Join us in the community room in celebration of the...

LAPD Officer reading a book at Read Along
Fridays at 3:30 P.M.
Come share the joy of reading with LAPD officers!¡Ven y comparte la alegría de leer con oficiales de LAPD!

Silhouette of crowd holding American Flags
February 1, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Take free citizenship and financial literacy classes. Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the...

Toddler playing at Storytime
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy stories, playtime and songs too in both English and Spanish.Disfrute de cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español.

February 3, 2020 4:00 PM
Come decorate some delicious cupcakes with fun sprinkles, candies, frosting, and more! Best part? You can take your cupcakes home... or you...

stacks of different types of coins with the words on the side reading ideas, investment, strategy, vision, planning and success
February 4, 2020 3:30 PM
Youth ages 12-19 years old are welcome to join us for a free class on banking at our library.

Man with snake around his neck
February 6, 2020 4:00 PM
“Enjoy a one hour hands-on entertaining and educational show featuring arthropods, amphibians and reptiles of all sizes. You will be taken...

Ongoing Events

STAR - Children may come listen to stories or read to our volunteers.

Star Reader Mireya - Saturdays 12:00-2:00 p.m.

What We Are Reading

  • 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

  • Anja Niemi in character

    Anja Niemi in character

    Niemi, Anja, 1976- photographer, interviewee.

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