Vermont Square Branch Library

1201 W. 48th. St.
Los Angeles, CA - California 90037


  • Mon: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Tues: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Weds: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Thurs: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fri: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Sat: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Sun: Closed
The Vermont Square Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library was built in 1913 with monies donated by the Carnegie Foundation of New York City. This library was the first of six Carnegie buildings to be built out of this grant. It is also the only city library building that didn't cost Los Angeles any money to build. In addition to the money provided by the Carnegie Foundation to build and initially equip Vermont Square Branch, it was built on park land donated to the city by the developers of the residential area surrounding it.


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