The library will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library

Exterior view of the Vernon Library
4504 S. Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
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Tamiko Welch, Acting Senior

Hours of Service

Mon: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tues: 12 noon - 8 p.m.
Weds: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thurs: 12 noon - 8 p.m.
Fri: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Upcoming Events at Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library
A man standing with his hands behind his back next to robots of multiple shapes and sizes
May 30, 2023 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bot builder Paul Thompson will showcase his robot creations and animatronics based on popular film and TV characters.

Three portraits of Micah the magician.
June 7, 2023 4:00 PM
A highly interactive magic show where the audience is the star, with a focus on all the magical resources the library has to offer.


A child's hands pressing on a piece of clay.
June 8, 2023 4:00 PM
In this sculpture workshop, participants will use Model Magic to create their own 3-dimensional art piece. Presented by Artsy Kidss, whose...

Jose Lozano and his book cover
June 14, 2023 4:00 PM
The Los Angeles Public Library is proud to present local author/illustrator José Lozano. José will be discussing his book Once Around the...

two hands facing up, surrounded by smoke
June 15, 2023 4:00 PM
Straight from the world-famous Magic Castle, Allen presents an outstanding, well-polished act with astonishing sleight of hand and fun...

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