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Robertson Branch
Los Angeles Public Library
1719 S. Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

Los Angeles Public Library

Student Success Cards

For any student, parent/caregiver that needs a student's SSC card information, they can now simply fill out this form to request the info:

Student Success Card Verification 

For a comprehensive list of resources available w/ the SSC, please visit here:

Student Success Resources

Teens Teaching Teens is a peer-to-peer learning program where teens deliver short presentations on issues they're passionate about. Our next program is this coming Sunday:


Teens Teaching Teens

Sunday 1/31 @ 4pm

Topics include surgery, recycling, and defunding school police.


Teens should be middle or high school age; teens that would like to attend should email for the link.

Online STEAM Resources

You already know there are a lot of resources at, but I'll highlight our list of recommended STEAM projects and resources from across the web. Rich content for both teachers and students and their families/caregivers: STEAM Resources



Antiracism Social Media project

Robertson teen volunteers are currently writing a series of Instagram posts that explain concepts and resources related to antiracism (e.g., redlining, how to talk about antiracism w/ kids, NYT's 1619 Project, voting). The plan is to post them as a recurring series on Robertson's IG account (@robertsonbranchlapl). If any teen would like to contribute to this project -- whether to write a post, or translate another teen's post into a non-English language -- please contact me!


Virtual Career Day

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm

This weekly Zoom session is a showcase of professionals talking to young adults about their respective careers, and how YAs can get into those lines of work. Past guests included ER staff, architects, social workers, small business owners, etc. To attend, please contact my colleagues Lynn ( and Jessica (



Resources Videos (link here)

I sent these videos earlier in the spring, but it's worth reminding y'all again that these videos on how to access online resources exist in both English and in Spanish. 


Student Success Cards (LAUSD only)

We were unable to deliver last school year's batch of cards due to the pandemic-related shutdown. For any student that should have received a card last spring, but did not (or, for any student who needs their card information), please have them complete this form.


Cards for the coming school year will be delivered digitally.


Homework Help is still available for online tutoring (synchronous and asynchronous). And teen homework resources are here.


STUDENT Resources

Student Success Card

Information about the card given to every LAUSD student. Start here to learn how the card works and what privileges it entails. Any LAUSD student that doesn't have their physical card and/or doesn't know their PIN can complete this form.

Teen Web

Great starting point for all teens. Links to a wide range of relevant resources, including homeworkcollege prephealth/wellnessentertainment, and more.

E-media resources

LAPL provides access to a number of digital resources, many of which simply require your card number. Highlights include:

- Books: Overdrive/Libby, Hoopla (comic books, manga)

- Movies: Kanopy, Hoopla

- Newspapers/Magazines: NYTimes Digital, PressReader, RBDigital (magazines)

- Learning:, Lynda, Gale Courses 

- en Espanol: a number of the aforementioned have Spanish content. Go here for the full list.


LAPL provides access to over 200 databases that are filled with well-researched, credible information perfect for class assignments. The most relevant are listed in Teen Web's "Homework Resources" tab, but there are numerous fascinating ones available here, like A to Z World Food, Archives of Sexuality and Identity, Financial Literacy Starter Kit, RAND State Statistics, Vogue Archive, and much more.

STEAM Resources

A list of recommended STEAM projects and resources from across the web. Rich content for both teachers and students and their families/caregivers

The Source

A one-stop-shop of resources and services to help Angelenos experiencing homelessness transition to independent and supported living. Physical locations at branch libraries are temporarily closed, but useful information and links are online, eg finding shelters or food pantries.

LAPL Reads

LAPL's bread and butter are books. Book recommendations, book lists, and more book-related resources are available here.

All of the above resources barely scratch the surface of what the Los Angeles Public Library offers. Please check out the whole website to learn more.