The Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.

Sky You, Children's Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library


Colorful illustration of Young Oak Kim and a Los Angeles school named after him

Spotlight On Young Oak Kim

May 10, 2023

Young Oak Kim, born in Los Angeles in 1919, was a Korean American United States Army officer during World War II and the Korean War, as well as a civic leader and humanitarian.

Portrait of Dosan Ahn Chang Ho, April 1919

Spotlight On Activist Dosan Ahn Chang Ho

December 12, 2022

Ahn Chang Ho was a Korean independence activist and one of the early leaders of the Korean-American immigrant community in the United States.

Author Max Braillier and his latest book, The Last Kids on Earth and the Forbidden Fortress

Interview With an Author: Max Brallier

October 24, 2022

Max Brallier is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.