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Topanga Library 150 150 LA County Library

Topanga Library

The Topanga Library opened on January 21, 2012. As Al Martinez stated in his inaugural speech, “This isn’t just an impressive edifice of stone and steel. It’s a house of knowledge and imagination, a trip to new worlds, a journey to the mystical land of tomorrow.” The state-of-the-art library is a LEED-certified green building with…

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Alondra Library 150 150 LA County Library

Alondra Library

Dedicated on June 13, 1970, the Alondra Library was opened with a collection of nearly 15,000 volumes. The ground was broken for the Library on Jan 14, 1970. Built by the City of Norwalk, the library was to place a special emphasis on Norwalk’s Mexican-American heritage and culture. Funds for the first Spanish language books…

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Agoura Hills Library 150 150 LA County Library

Agoura Hills Library

Las Virgenes Library was founded in 1916 and was located for a brief period, at the Las Virgenes Grammar School. The library then moved to Liberty School which was one of four schools in the area. Shortly after 1920, the school and the library moved to Chesebro Road. The library was managed during that time…

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A C Bilbrew Library 150 150 LA County Library

A C Bilbrew Library

Located in a shopping center from 1964 to 1974, the North Enterprise Branch became the A C Bilbrew Library with the opening of the present building on November 2, 1974. Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn was instrumental in the library obtaining funding through a Model Neighborhood Development Program to build a 21,000 square foot…

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Woodcrest Library 150 150 LA County Library

Woodcrest Library

The library was founded in 1913 and housed in the Woodcrest School. It moved to various locations in the community until the present location was opened in 1967.

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Wiseburn Library 150 150 LA County Library

Wiseburn Library

Initially, the Wiseburn Coordinating Council, formed in 1952, was instrumental in securing the services of the Los Angeles County Mobile Library for 2 years. They later petitioned Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and County Librarian John Henderson for the establishment of a permanent Wiseburn Library in the Del Aire area. A small County Library…

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Willowbrook Library 150 150 LA County Library

Willowbrook Library

Willowbrook Library occupies a very special place in the history of the County of Los Angeles Public Library. The Los Angeles County Free Library, as it was then called, was founded September 5, 1912. On Christmas Eve Day, 1912, the County Librarian received a petition from the residents of the Willowbrook Community, requesting that Willowbrook…

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Westlake Village Library 150 150 LA County Library

Westlake Village Library

The first Westlake Village Daniel K. Ludwig Library was dedicated on March 27, 1993. The library operates under a joint agreement between the City of Westlake Village and the County of Los Angeles Public Library. The library was named after Westlake Village developer and visionary, Daniel K. Ludwig. The library moved to a brand new…

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West Hollywood Library 150 150 LA County Library

West Hollywood Library

West Hollywood Library began service to the area (then unincorporated ) in 1913. The library was previously located at Sherman School, a cottage on Clark Street, a building on Westbourne Drive, and a building near the present site. The Library has an active Friends of the Library group. The new library was dedicated October 1,…

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Walnut Library 150 150 LA County Library

Walnut Library

Walnut Library was founded in March 1916 in the original Walnut Elementary School. It was maintained there until 1964 when bookmobile service was initiated to better serve the area. When the Walnut population increased, a 3,250 square foot rental storefront at 134 N. Pierre Street was opened in 1970. The library has been at the…

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