Los Angeles Central Library
Los Angeles, CA 90071
- Mon-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5:30pm
The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.
Tips from foursquare
This is the third largest public library in the country
Join the late-night talk-show atmosphere that is "This Is Your Library" featuring known and not so well-known Angelenos talking about what they do and how it's done in Los Angeles.
Go to the Richard Neutra exhibit - it is superb!
Read a book & gawk at architecture @laplcentral. Go @metrolosangeles to 7th St. & walk to 5th & Fig #dtla
Don't wait in line! Check your books out faster with the machines. And, as others have mentioned, you really can't miss the gorgeous wrap-around mural in the rotunda upstairs.
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Upcoming Events Here
2:00 p.m. December 7
Lecture and pre-Code screening by the author of Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel.