The City of West Hollywood is currently responding to the unprecedented Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and is working as quickly as possible to address community needs with links to resources, information, and relief for our residents, businesses, and community members.


Click the graphic below for information related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The page will be updated as new information, resources, and relief from Federal, State and County agencies are made available.

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The City of West Hollywood has made a strong commitment to fostering reading, literary arts, and books.

Book Clubs

The City and Library support several community book clubs such as Women And Books (first Tuesday each month) and the Lambda Literary (LGBTQ) Book Club (last Tuesday each month-moderated by our first City Poet Steven Reigns!) at the West Hollywood Library.

Book Soup 

West Hollywood is very proud to be the home of Book Soup (8818 Sunset Blvd.), named the best bookstore in 'L.A.' by LA Weekly. Book Soup hosts readings and book signings on an almost daily basis. Check out their schedule at The City also partners with Book Soup to present WeHo Reads throughout the year at the West Hollywood Library.

City Poet Laureate

On October 6, 2014, our first City Poet Laureate was inaugurated. Our current City Poet Laureate is Kim Dower. For more information click here

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour is a series of children’s story time readings by drag queens for children of all ages at the West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room. All events are free to attend. For more information call the library desk at 310-652-5340. For more information click here

Little Free Library Application

The City is running a pilot program for city residents to apply to receive funding to build, install, and maintain a Little Free Library on their private property. For more information, click here.

One City One Pride

The City’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival is held each year in June and features a variety of literary events each year during Pride month (May 22 - June 30).

WeHo Reads

Throughout the year, the City hosts “WeHo Reads,” an author series.

West Hollywood Library Programming, Rooms and Exhibits

The City with its partners at the Library and Friends of the Library supports a wide variety of cultural programming at the Library (625 N. San Vicente Blvd.). Also the City through WeHo Arts mounts rotating exhibits in the Library building. Check the West Hollywood Art Division page for more info here

The Arts Division no longer manages room bookings for the Community Meeting Room and West Hollywood Room at the West Hollywood Library, but for information on these rooms you can visit: