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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:
Jennifer Noble, 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 Bookclub
September 24, 2019 6:30PM
Do you love graphic novels? Does your family get tired of having to talk about Batman AGAIN? Do you really want someone else to geek out...

baby sitting next to a parachute
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
Due to popular demand, Wilshire Library is changing the time of our Baby & Toddler Stories! Now join us every Wednesday morning for...

Plastic depiction of a cat playing a keyboard resting on a keyboard
September 26, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Teens, tweens and elementary kids are invited to create shrinky dink crafts! Large pieces of plastic melt down to smaller figures almost...

Adult Literacy
September 26, 2019 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Speak English with confidence! English conversation class is perfect for any level. Adults will use common words and expressions. This...

Young children on a rug
September 27, 2019 10:30AM to 11:30AM
We hope your budding artist can join Ms. Sybil for a special storytime & craft series for preschoolers! Every two weeks, we'll showcase...

baby sitting next to a parachute
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
Due to popular demand, Wilshire Library is changing the time of our Baby & Toddler Stories! Now join us every Wednesday morning for...

Adult Literacy
October 3, 2019 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Speak English with confidence! English conversation class is perfect for any level. Adults will use common words and expressions. This...

baby sitting next to a parachute
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
Due to popular demand, Wilshire Library is changing the time of our Baby & Toddler Stories! Now join us every Wednesday morning for...

Adult Literacy
October 10, 2019 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Speak English with confidence! English conversation class is perfect for any level. Adults will use common words and expressions. This...

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

  • The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel

    The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel

    Waldherr, Kris

    When a famous, and some would claim infamous, poet dies, his final request is to be laid to rest next to his wife in a chapel of stained

  • Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal

    Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal

    Foret, Rosalee de la
  • Magic for Liars: A Novel

    Magic for Liars: A Novel

    Gailey, Sarah

    When the Health instructor at Osthorne Academy for Young Mages is found in the school library bisected from head to toe cleanly down the

  • Happiness is Baking: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, Muffins, Brownies, Cookies: Favorite Desserts From the Queen of Cake

    Happiness is Baking: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, Muffins, Brownies, Cookies: Favorite Desserts From the Queen of Cake

    Heatter, Maida
  • Red, White & Royal Blue

    Red, White & Royal Blue

    McQuiston, Casey

    Alex Claremont-Diaz is the 21-year-old First Son Of The United States (FSOTUS).

  • What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction

    What moves at the margin : selected nonfiction

    Morrison, Toni.
  • The Survival of Margaret Thomas

    The Survival of Margaret Thomas

    Howison, Del

    Margaret “Peggy” Thomas was happy living on a farm just outside of Bleak Knob, Missouri with her husband James, who was the local sheriff

  • Shoot for the moon : the space race and the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11

    Shoot for the moon : the space race and the extraordinary voyage of Apollo 11

    Donovan, Jim, 1954-
  • Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

    Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles

    Higgins, Lila M.
  • Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

    Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You

    Moore, Scotto

    Long time music blogger Moore weaves a tale where a newly discovered band is releasing their singles with more in mind than fame and glor


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