Student Zones offer children and teens access to dedicated furniture, computers, and equipment during the after-school hours. This includes the free use of books, subscription databases, laptops, printers, school supplies, and staff who help students easily find the resources they need to complete their homework.

Student Zones also augment and promote complimentary resources for students available at the Library such as Live Homework Help (real-time online professional tutoring) and Student Smart (intensive academic counseling and SAT/ACT preparation).

Student Zones are currently available at the following 34 Los Angeles Public Library branches:

Angeles Mesa, Arroyo Seco, Ascot, Baldwin Hills, Benjamin Franklin, Cahuenga, Canoga Park, Cypress Park, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, El Sereno, Encino, Exposition Park, Harbor Gateway, Hyde Park, Junipero Serra, Lincoln Heights, Mar Vista, Mark Twain, Memorial, Pacoima, Panorama City, Pico Union, Pio Pico, R.L. Stevenson, Robertson, San Pedro, Sylmar, Venice, Vernon, Watts, Westchester/Loyola, and Wilmington.


Student Zones at the Los Angeles Public Library are supported by the generosity of:

  • The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
  • The Ring Foundation
  • Anonymous
  • Bank of the West
  • The Lynn Strasburg Miller Endowed Fund
  • Simone Forti
  • Judith Kamins

To learn more about funding opportunities for Student Zones, please contact Imani Harris, Senior Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations, at 213.292.6243 or [email protected].

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