Many young people come her to study… Serves coffee, tea, sweet-potato cake, patbingsu (shaved ice)…
Named after Pío de Jesús Pico, the last Mexican governor of Alta California, who died in 1894.
This library branch has the largest Korean-language collection in LAPL system.
* All public libraries in Los Angeles are closed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Korean-owned coffee shop
In addition to the Pio Pico Library, another LAPL branch that serves what is still considered the Koreatown area of Los Angeles is the Wilshire Library. It doesn’t have as extensive a collection of Korean books or resources, but it’s the next best branch.
(The Central Library in downtown LA also has a significant amount of Korean-language materials.)
Located in the same mini-mall as Hodori and Nakwon
A a quiet “study” cafe where readers and laptop users spend hours nursing a cup of coffee or oolong tea, with a large coconut macaroon or slice of Sweet Lady Jane cake…
Known for having soy milk available, which is a great consideration for the lactose intolerant.
If you need to use wi-fi service in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles, hop onto a DASH bus in Koreatown for 50 cents.
Many LADOT buses plying the Wilshire-Koreatown route provide free wifi onboard.
Menu includes smoothies, ice cream, Thai tea, milk tea, boba coffee…
Coffee shop on the third floor of Koreatown Galleria.