Joan Quinn Captured

Exhibition continues through August 1, Brand Library Art Galleries

Reserve your tickets for this week's free Talk/Film event:  Don Bachardy, Thursday, July 24.

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Jerry Burgan - Wounds To Bind: A Memoir of the Folk-Rock Revolution

Thursday, July 24, 700 p.m., Central Library Auditorium, Read More>

Dafra West AfricanPerformance Series

Summer Nights on the Brand Library Plaza

Enjoy free concerts on Friday nights, 7:00 p.m., Brand Library Plaza.

Next performance, July 25: Dafra West African Drum & Dance    Read More>

Yugioh Tournament_JUNE2014Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament

Saturday, July 26, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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CHILDREN'S Summer Reading Program

The annual reading program, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, features many Summer Special Programs for Families, including...

* Abbit The Average magic show - Saturday, July 26, 11:00 a.m., Library Connection

* Annie Bananie - Saturday, July 26, 2:00 p.m., Central Library Auditorium

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TEEN Summer Reading Program!

Read for fun over the summer and enjoy great programs!

Paper Circuits Challenge  with The Exploratory

Saturday, August 9, 11:00 am, Central Library Auditorium Practice your maker skills with the Maker Guilds of The Exploratory. Using paper and circuits, teens will design and create a game others can play! Read More>



Need a good book to read? Check out #FridayFive where our staff create cool Pinterest boards. Read More>








ADULT Summer Reading Program!

Read books, write reviews, enjoy your summer! Read More>


A Busy Building - S. Brand & E. Harvard

Beyond The Box

Twenty-six utility boxes  were painted on May 17 during the City’s inaugural Utility Box Mural program, Beyond The Box, sponsored by the Arts & Culture Commission. Read More>











Get the Library, Arts & Culture's mobile app. Search our collections and databases 24/7, place holds, renew items, even learn a language! Read More>










Central Library Parking
Parking Lot 10 and the alley on the west side of Central Library is scheduled for construction through November 2014.

Visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across Harvard Street at the Marketplace parking structure with validation at the Central Library Loan Desk. Parking spaces in front (east side of the Central Library) are available for 30 minutes. Spaces on the south side are available for 1 hour. Metered parking is available on Harvard Street. handicapped parking is available at the front (east side) of the building.