June 12, 2023
LA County Library’s Annual Lunch at the Library Program Returns
Nutritious Meals for Kids & Teens at 15 Libraries This Summer, Starting June 12
LA County Library’s annual Lunch at the Library program returns, providing free, nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 and under during the summer months.
From June 12 – August 4, fifteen select libraries will be offering lunch on a first come, first served basis from 12 – 1 pm, either Monday – Friday or Tuesday – Friday, depending on the location:
Monday – Friday, 12 – 1 pm*
- A C Bilbrew Library
- Lake Los Angeles Library
- Lennox Library
- Live Oak Library
- Norwood Library
- Rowland Heights Library
- South Whittier Library
Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 1 pm*
- Clifton M. Brakensiek Library
- Compton Library
- La Puente Library
- Lancaster Library
- Lawndale Library
- Montebello Library
- Norwalk Library
- Temple City Library
* Lunch will not be available at any locations on June 19 or July 4.
There are no restrictions on family income. Free meals must be eaten at the Library.
Since 2015, LA County Library has been offering free lunch to kids and teens during the summer months while school is not in session, helping to ensure that families have access to wholesome meals.
“This will be the ninth consecutive year we have offered free meals through this program,” said LA County Library Director, Skye Patrick. “We know families depend on lunch and snack programs to provide free, nutritious food for their children when they are away from school, and we are excited to once again provide this essential service.”
Lunch at the Library is a partnership between LA County Library and the LA County Department of Parks & Recreation. This project was supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.
For more information and the schedule, visit LACountyLibrary.org/SummerLunch.
About LA County Library
Founded in 1912, LA County Library is one of the largest and most innovative library systems in the US. It offers free public resources including books, music, multimedia materials, computer and internet access, and educational and recreational services to 3.4 million residents across 3,000 square miles through its 85 community libraries, institutional library, and mobile fleet of 15 vehicles, including Bookmobiles, 6 MākMō (maker mobiles), 3 early literacy vehicles, and 2 mobile outreach vehicles. LA County Library is dedicated to reducing barriers and increasing access to and equity of public services for all. To learn more, visit LACountyLibrary.org and follow @LACountyLibrary on Facebook, X, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.