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Wilshire Branch Library

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Exterior view of the Wilshire Library
Address:
149 N. Saint Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone:
323-957-4550
Fax:
323-957-4555
Email:
Contact form
Librarian:
Eric Kennedy, Acting Senior Librarian

Hours of Service

Mon: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tues: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Weds: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thurs: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun: Closed

The Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society designated the Wilshire Branch as a Historic Landmark - 1999 Historic Landmark Award #66. The collection highlights Korean and Spanish Films and contains a good selection of other foreign language films. Refer to the branch history section for more information concerning the library’s unique history.

Upcoming Events at Wilshire Branch Library
Black and white photo of hands hitting a drum.
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. (September 29 - November 3)
The Life Skills Drumming Program uses the power of rhythm as a way to release stress, increase creativity, and improve problem solving...

Happy couple riding bicycles outside, soft blurred greenery in the background.
November 4, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Did you know that your brain is an organ? Learn what research is showing we can do now to keep our memory strong as we age – including...

Color picture of Dungeons & Dragons game pieces: dice, a map, and an action figure w/ a bow and arrow
November 6, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Calling all Adventurers! Join us for a three-part series that will introduce you to the classic role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons,...



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