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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

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
Cookies & Comics Graphic Novel Club
January 28, 2020 6:30 PM
Do you love graphic novels? Does your family get tired of having to talk about Watchmen AGAIN? Looking for someone to geek out with you...

Toddler hearing story read aloud for storytime at the library
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
Songs, stories and a stretch for children ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Enjoy toys in the Early Learning Area before and after...

Adult reading book to happy kids and their parents
Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.
Our STAR Reader Nora shares the joy of reading and storytelling with children.For more information, call (323) 957-4550.

Child participating in a toddler's craft program using a glue stick.
January 31, 2020 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Bring your toddler/preschooler for stories and an easy art or craft project. All supplies provided. For ages 3-5 years old.This program is...

American flag
February 1, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization process. Additionally, learn some important and...

Toddler hearing story read aloud for storytime at the library
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
Songs, stories and a stretch for children ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Enjoy toys in the Early Learning Area before and after...

Adult reading book to happy kids and their parents
Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.
Our STAR Reader Nora shares the joy of reading and storytelling with children.For more information, call (323) 957-4550.

American flag
February 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Learn the civics, government, interview and language skills needed for the Naturalization process. Additionally, learn some important and...

Toddler hearing story read aloud for storytime at the library
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
Songs, stories and a stretch for children ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Enjoy toys in the Early Learning Area before and after...

Adult reading book to happy kids and their parents
Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.
Our STAR Reader Nora shares the joy of reading and storytelling with children.For more information, call (323) 957-4550.

Ongoing Events

Student Zone

Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Students (grades 1 to 12) may sign in to use the provided  tables, supplies, computers and resources to work on school related activities.  Printing is free for homework assignments.  Students may bring their own laptops or portable devices to use in the Student
Zone.

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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