17 Jefferson – Vassie D. Wright Memorial Branch Library

17 Jefferson Branch In South Los Angeles, next to Leslie N. Shaw Park, is the lovely Jefferson – Vassie D. Wright Memorial Branch Library. This branch, number 17, named in honor of Vassie D. Wright, founder of the first Black History celebration in Los Angeles in 1949, celebrated 100 years in 2015! What a great… Continue reading 17 Jefferson – Vassie D. Wright Memorial Branch Library

16 Donald Bruce Kaufman – Brentwood Branch Library

Brentwood Branch Library West of the 405 you will find #16 Donald Bruce Kaufman Brentwood Branch Library in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. It is near the The Getty Center and UCLA. The children’s section is right at the front of the library, just past the front desk. Grandma G (who retired from UCLA last year)… Continue reading 16 Donald Bruce Kaufman – Brentwood Branch Library

Andrea J. Loney reads her books: Bunny Bear and Take A Picture Of Me, James VanDerZee!

Eagle Rock Branch Library Children’s author and Los Angeles resident, Andrea J. Loney, visited the Eagle Rock Branch Library for part of the Summer Author Program. We were so excited that we got to attend! (Eagle Rock is branch #32, so we have not officially visited their children’s section. . . but we will get there!)… Continue reading Andrea J. Loney reads her books: Bunny Bear and Take A Picture Of Me, James VanDerZee!