The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Portrait of Mayor Richard J. Riordan in his office
Central Library Services, April 24, 2023

Richard J. Riordan, Mayor of Los Angeles from 1993-2001, for whom the rebuilt Central Library is named, passed away at his home in Brentwood on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at the age of 92.