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Benjamin Franklin Branch Library

Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
2200 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Lupita Leyva, Senior Librarian

Hours of Service

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

Main building is closed, but a mini library is available in the parking lot during the hours listed.

The Benjamin Franklin Branch Library is currently being renovated. During construction, we are offering a mini library in the parking lot at 2200 E 1st St. The main branch will reopen in 2024.

La biblioteca Benjamin Franklin actualmente se está renovando. Mientras está en construcción, tenemos una mini biblioteca en el estacionamiento ubicado en 2200 E 1st St. El edificio principal abrirá en el 2024.

As the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library is currently in a temporary location, events may take place outside in the parking lot.

Dado que la biblioteca Benjamin Franklin se encuentra en una ubicación provisional, algunos eventos tendrán lugar al aire libre, en el estacionamiento.

Upcoming Events at Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
annular solar eclipse
October 6, 2023 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Make your own pinhole camera using simple everyday supplies to view the upcoming solar eclipse on October 14, 2023. Participants will also...

self help graphics
October 7, 2023 2:00 PM
Learn about the traditions behind the art of cutting elaborate designs into pieces of delicate tissue paper. These elaborate designs vary...

girl building robots
October 14, 2023 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Teens, explore robot and animatronic creation with Paul Thompson. Learn materials and processes used, plus live demonstrations.

person drawing portrait on large sketch pad
October 14, 2023 2:00 PM
Join us as the talented artist Dave Boatman transforms your portrait into a cartoon masterpiece, ready for you to cherish. Limited to 15...

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