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Wilshire Branch Library

Exterior view of the Wilshire Library
149 N. Saint Andrews Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90004
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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
Summer Reading Challenge
June 27, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us in the Wilshire Library garden for a special musical program. Drummer Joseph John Peck will discuss the history and culture of...

Summer Reading Challenge
July 11, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Use your magnetic attraction to take home your favorite superhero. (Or at least an image of your hero on a magnet!) All ages welcome. Free...

Summer Reading Challenge
July 18, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us in the Community Room to learn about the ancient art of Japanese Kumihimo weaving. Make a friendship to share, or keep for yourself.

Brie Wakeland holding jar of preserves
July 20, 2019 3:00PM
Learn how to make your own jams, jellies, and marmalades at home. This workshop—taught by food preservationist Brie Wakeland—will give an...

Cookies & Comics Bookclub
July 23, 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...

Summer Reading Challenge
July 25, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join professional drummer The Konga Kid to learn about percussion instruments and participate in a dynamic drum circle. The whole...

Kiss Me Deadly movie poster Ralph Meeker
July 27, 2019 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Please join us for a screening of the 1955 film noir classic, “Kiss Me Deadly.”Afterward, Jim Dawson, author of Los Angeles's Bunker Hill:...

Summer Reading Challenge
August 1, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us in the Community Room for a sweet next-to-last Teen Summer Reading Challenge Program. Learn a bit about the culture and history of...

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

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