30 Ascot The Ascot Branch Library 30/72, is # 30 in the LAPL system. It is in South Los Angeles just east of the 110 freeway. It has a great children’s section with a fun bench to sit on. . . and lots of tables and chairs for kids and caregivers. AND there is neon… Continue reading 30 Ascot Branch Library
29 Wilshire The Wilshire Branch Library, branch #29, is in Koreatown near Beverly Boulevard at Western Boulevard. It’s near Paramount Pictures Studios and it’s near the Vermont/Beverly Station. On the map, #29 looks like it sits right in the middle of the LAPL system. Can you believe we have visited 29/72 branches? The librarians were… Continue reading 29 Wilshire Branch Library
This week is Read Across America here in the United States. March 2nd is Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)’s birthday, and it is often celebrated as Read Across America Day. Going on this public library journey of visiting all our local libraries in Los Angeles (in numerical order) has introduced my daughter Riley to hundreds… Continue reading Read Across America
28 Cypress Park Cypress Park has a lovely library, the 28th Branch (28/72) of LAPL. Before going into this Northeast L.A. branch, Riley stopped for a banana snack with Gramma G. After our snack, we went in and headed straight to the play area in the children’s section. It’s a great space, and Riley and G… Continue reading 28 Cypress Park Branch Library
27 West Los Angeles We visited the West Los Angeles Regional Library, located near UCLA. This is branch number 27. This is a big deal since this branch puts us at a numeral palindrome of our library adventure 27/72! Also, Riley is now 22 months old . . . and I am 040 years old. Anyway,… Continue reading 27 West Los Angeles Regional Library
Lincoln Heights I can’t believe it, Riley was the Winter Reading Challenge raffle winner at the Lincoln Heights Branch (Branch 02)! Thank you to the Children’s Librarian, Shirley Ly! I think I was more excited than my daughter when we got the email about her good fortune. Riley loves her bag of goodies (even… Continue reading Winter Reading Challenge!
26 Angeles Mesa Angeles Mesa Branch Library, Branch #26 of LAPL. is in a South Los Angeles neighborhood called View Park near The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Inglewood Oil Field, and Eso Won Bookstore. It is a beautiful building built in the 1920’s – and it felt cozy and welcoming inside. I was amazed… Continue reading 26 Angeles Mesa Branch Library