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Vermont Square Branch Library

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Exterior view of the Vermont Square Library
Address:
1201 W. 48th. Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone:
323-290-7405
Fax:
323-290-7408
Email:
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Librarian:
Martha Sherod, Senior Librarian

Notice of Consideration to Dedicate the Vermont Square Branch in Honor of Rita Walters

The Board of Library Commissioners is considering the dedication of the Vermont Square Branch in honor of Rita Walters, an influential champion of civil rights, former LAUSD board member, the first African American woman member of the City Council, and a five-term library commissioner during the greatest period of expansion in the department’s 145-year history.

In accordance with Board policy (1:310), the Commission encourages the public to submit written comments during a three-month period, December 10, 2020 – March 10, 2021, to:

Board of Library Commissioners
Los Angeles Public Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles CA 90071

Comments may also be emailed to: rborden@lapl.org.

Upcoming Events at Vermont Square Branch Library
Yarn
Mondays at 3 p.m.
Meet new people, create community craft projects and join a casual and creative session in a friendly atmosphere. No prior experience is...

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March 18, 2021 5:30 PM
In Honor of Women’s History Month March 18, 2021 from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Please join us in reading Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay, 2014.

Yarn
Mondays at 3 p.m.
Meet new people, create community craft projects and join a casual and creative session in a friendly atmosphere. No prior experience is...

social justice graphic
April 15, 2021 5:30 PM
In Honor of National Poetry Month, on April 15, 2021 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. we will be reading, “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman.We...

Yarn
Mondays at 3 p.m.
Meet new people, create community craft projects and join a casual and creative session in a friendly atmosphere. No prior experience is...



What We Are Reading

  • The daughters of Kobani : a story of rebellion, courage, and justice

    The daughters of Kobani : a story of rebellion, courage, and justice

    Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
  • The atmosphere of crime, 1957

    The atmosphere of crime, 1957

    Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006
  • Parks x Ali

    Parks x Ali

    Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006.
  • Soul food love : healthy recipes inspired by one hundred years of cooking in a Black family

    Soul food love : healthy recipes inspired by one hundred years of cooking in a Black family

    Randall, Alice, 1959-
  • N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law

    N*gga Theory: Race, Language, Unequal Justice, and the Law

    Armour, Jody David

    Jody Armour is the Roy P.

  • Spritzing to success, with the woman who brought an industry to its senses

    Spritzing to success, with the woman who brought an industry to its senses

    Green, Annette
  • The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne

    The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne

    Hart, Elsa
  • Hella

    Hella

    Gerrold, David, 1944-
  • The Lost Book of Adana Moreau

    The Lost Book of Adana Moreau

    Zapata, Michael
  • The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers

    The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers

    Levesque, Emily

    Emily Levesque, a professor of astron

  • Life on a string : the Yale Puppeteers and the Turnabout Puppet Theatre

    Life on a string : the Yale Puppeteers and the Turnabout Puppet Theatre

    Rice, Christina, 1974-
  • The man who ate too much : the life of James Beard

    The man who ate too much : the life of James Beard

    Birdsall, John
  • Never turn back : a novel

    Never turn back : a novel

    Swann, Christopher, 1970-
  • The Devil and the Dark Water

    The Devil and the Dark Water

    Turton, Stuart

    In The Devil and the Dark Water,

  • Scandinavian noir : in pursuit of a mystery

    Scandinavian noir : in pursuit of a mystery

    Lesser, Wendy

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