The library is named after Pío de Jesús Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California. He died in 1894.
한국 알라딘 본사에서 LA에 중고서점 1호점을 오픈…
Located on the third floor of the Madang mall, this is the first L.A. branch of the ALADDIN chain known for buying and selling used Korean books, English books, CDs, and DVDs. In South Korea, the chain’s name is spelled with one “d” — Aladin.
Sejong Moon-go (세종문고) is the Korean bookstore on the third floor of the Koreatown Galleria mall on the southeast corner of Western and Olympic.
Carries a few Japanese and Korean magazines (Vogue, Junior…), children’s books, novels… Past issues of imported magazines are sold at a discount.
가주만화소설 (만화방) “California Comic” has also been known as Gajoo Used Books. Korean-language comic books for rent. It’s a manhwa-bang. At one time, a $10 membership fee guaranteed unlimited lending. Sells cigarettes and phone cards as well. Located next to the sushi/butcher shop in the small dingy strip mall on the northwest corner of 4th and Western.
Aladdin (also transliterated as Aladin from the Korean) is a bookstore that sells mostly Korean-language books written by Korean authors in South Korea. *Please call before going to check if they’re open. Usually open seven days a week, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.