Libros is taking a Little Break

Libros hiatus - animated notice

Libros is taking a little hiatus, from August 2 to 26, 2015.  We will return on August 27, 2015.

We’ll be getting #BICYCLELIBRARIES ready to roll out when we return.  We’ll keep in touch during the break. If you need to get in touch, reach out via Twitter, Facebook or the website.  Thanks for your patience.

                                                                         — the Libros Schmibros team


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CLOSED Saturday July 18, 2015 (Putting on our Party Dress)

 Libros will be closed Saturday July 18, 2015 while we get ready for the party.  See you Sunday!





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Save the Date! Libros' 5th Aniversario is July 19, 2015

Save the date: Libros 5th Anniversary - July 19 2015 - 2 to 5 PM

Come Celebrate Libros 5th Aniversario on July 19th 2015. Join us for paletas, piñatas y más...
Kids get in free (with an adult) + they get 1 free book to keep. Share the love of reading! 

Want to skip the line on the day of the event?  Make your Donation here, and bring your receipt.
(You can show us the emailed receipt on your mobile device.)



Fox Endorses Libros


Libros Schmibros Thanks Boyle Heights...


What People are Saying


 "It's high time! Use my name to promote it, or whatever it takes. And please keep me informed. Thanks for the inspiration!" -- Lawrence Ferlinghetti, City Lights Bookstore


"The best library in the world" --Matthew Specktor, The Paris Review


Newest Otis Report Features Boyle Heights & Libros Schmibros


Libros Schmibros is proud to be featured in KCET Artbound’s special vignettes and one-hour television special on the Creative Economy in the Los Angeles Region, and the state of California.  The series is part of the Otis College of Art and Design’s annual report. 

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Reading By Moonlight with David Kipen - March 2015



Take Two’s book critic David Kipen, founder of Libros Schmibros, joins the show with his list of literary highlights for the coming month:

-– from KPCC /

Reading by Moonlight archive 



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Bicycle Libraries Coming this Fall

Libros Schmibros Bicycle Libraries by Andrew Vasquez

To expand our distribution on the Eastside beyond our brick-and-mortar lending library, Libros Schmibros plans to roll out a fleet of Bicycle Libraries and circulate books at farmer’s markets, grocery stores, loncheras, and other Metro-adjacent public spaces, 



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