Cybernauts

cybernauts helping patrons

Virtual Services

Don't have time to stop by a library branch? Not to worry. You can still connect with a cybernaut by telephone, text, or chat. Virtual services are available:

  • Monday-Thursday: 12 noon - 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Servicios Virtuales

¿No tienes tiempo de visitar una biblioteca? No hay problema. Conéctate con un Cybernaut por teléfono, mensaje de texto, o chat. Los servicios virtuales están disponibles:

  • Lunes a jueves: 12 del mediodía a 8 p.m.
  • Viernes: 9:30 a.m. a 5:30 p.m.



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Call Us / Llámanos

213-228-7160

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Text Us / Mándanos un mensaje de texto

213-510-2898

Chat With Us / Chatea con nosotros


What are Cybernauts?

Cybernauts are trained computer aides that offer technology assistance, computer support, and mobile device support.

Connect with a Cybernaut to:

  • Learn how to use and borrow LAPL’s e-media
  • Set up an email account
  • Operate your tablet, desktop, or phone
  • Use social media
  • Find online information
  • Learn about online safety
  • Learn basic computer skills

For questions regarding library accounts, including new applications and renewals please use our Ask a Librarian service.

¿Qué es un cibernauta?

Los cibernautas son asistentes capacitados para ofrecer ayuda con el uso de tecnología, computadoras y dispositivos móviles.

Conéctate con un cibernauta para:

  • Aprender a usar y tomar prestados los materiales electrónicos de LAPL
  • Configurar una cuenta de correo electrónico
  • Operar tu tableta, computadora o teléfono
  • Usar las redes sociales
  • Encontrar información en línea
  • Aprender sobre la seguridad en línea
  • Aprender conceptos de computación básicos

Si tienes preguntas sobre tu cuenta de biblioteca, nuevas solicitudes de tarjeta de biblioteca y renovaciones de préstamos, utiliza nuestro servicio Pregúntale a un bibliotecario.

Interested in becoming a Cybernaut? Check out our job openings.


Connect with a cybernaut at one of the following locations:

Conéctate con un Cybernaut y obtén ayuda con tus preguntas sobre tecnología


Arroyo Seco Regional Branch Library

Monday: 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Ascot Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Baldwin Hills Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Cahuenga Branch Library

Currently Unavailable

Canoga Park Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Central Library

Hours vary. Please call the branch for hours. 213-228-7000

Chinatown Branch Library

Tuesday: 12:30 noon - 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Cypress Park Branch Library

Monday & Tuesday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday: 3 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Friday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Will & Ariel Durant Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Eagle Rock Branch Library

Currently Unavailable

Echo Park Branch Library

Monday: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

El Sereno Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Branch Library

Currently Unavailable

Granada Hills Branch Library
Tuesday: 12:30 noon - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 noon - 5:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday hours vary, please call the branch for hours: 818-368-5687.
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway Branch Library

Monday & Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 12 noon - 3 p.m.

Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library

Monday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Junipero Serra Branch Library

Monday: 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Lincoln Heights Branch Library

Monday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Los Feliz Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Mar Vista Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Mark Twain Branch Library

Monday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30 noon - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30 noon - 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Pacoima Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Palisades Branch Library

Tuesday - Saturday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Panorama City Branch Library

Monday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Pico Union Branch Library

Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday:
12:30 noon - 5:30 p.m.

Pio Pico - Koreatown Branch Library

Monday - Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library

Hours vary. Please call the branch for hours.

San Pedro Regional Branch Library

Currently Unavaialble

Valley Plaza Branch Library
Monday - Friday: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Van Nuys Branch Library

Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Washington Irving Branch Library

Tuesday: 1:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 1:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Alma Reaves Woods - Watts Branch Library

Monday - Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

West Los Angeles Regional Branch Library

Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 noon - 3 p.m.

Westwood Branch Library

Tuesday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 12 noon - 5 p.m.

Wilmington Branch Library

Monday - Friday: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.


Cybernaut Events

a row of computers
April 20, 2024 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Join our Cybernaut and learn about how to connect to the Internet, surf the web nd later on, learn how to write, forward and send an email.


a row of computers
April 23, 2024 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join our Cybernaut in understanding what "the Cloud" is and understand how information is stored over the Internet. Later on practice how...


a row of computers
April 30, 2024 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join our Cybernaut and learn about the basic functions of social media platforms like Facebook, Youtube, and WhatsApp.


a row of computers
May 10, 2024 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Únase a nuestro Cybernaut y conozca los conceptos básicos de su teléfono apple o android. Capacidad limitada. Regístrese en el mostrador de...


a row of computers
May 18, 2024 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Únase a nuestro Cybernaut y conozca los conceptos básicos de una computadora portátil como Mac, Chromebook y Windows. Capacidad limitada....


a row of computers
May 21, 2024 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Únase a nuestro Cybernaut para comprender cómo comprar en línea. Capacidad limitada. Regístrese en el mostrador de referencia de la...


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The Cybernauts initiative is funded by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and its generous supporters / La iniciativa Cybernauts está financiada por la Library Foundation de Los Ángeles y sus generosos patrocinadores: Annenberg Foundation, Rose Hills Foundation, Stay Home and Read a Book Ball, BCM Foundation, California Public Utilities Commission, Flora Thornton Endowment, Friends of Westwood Library, Friends of the Chinatown Library.

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