Councilman Krekorian Launches Armenian Genocide Book Drive

LA City Councilmember Paul Krekorian

LOS ANGELES—Councilmember Paul Krekorian on Tuesday announced the beginning of a City of Los Angeles Armenian Genocide Centennial Book Drive to benefit the Los Angeles Public Library. The drive will last through the end of May 2015.

The Drive is focused on acquiring donated new or lightly used books on the Armenian Genocide, Armenian history or culture, and those about other genocides. They can be in English, Armenian or any other language. All books will be donated to the LA Library collection.

Los Angeles Public Library branches will have bins where donors can drop off books. Books can be dropped off at the Los Angeles Central Library and at the North Hollywood, Studio City, Valley Plaza, Mid-Valley, and Eagle Rock library branches. Books can also be dropped off at the office of Councilmember Krekorian at LA City Hall or at his North Hollywood District Office.

Here are the precise locations:

The following Los Angeles Public Library branches will have bins where books may be dropped off:

Central Library
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

North Hollywood Regional Library
5211 Tujunga Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Studio City
12511 Moorpark Street
Studio City, CA 91604

Valley Plaza
12311 Vanowen Street
North Hollywood, CA 91605

16244 Nordhoff Street
North Hills, CA 91343

Eagle Rock
5027 Caspar Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

Books may also be dropped off at the offices of Councilmember Krekorian:

City Hall
200 N. Spring St., Room 435
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 473-7002

North Hollywood District Office
5240 N. Lankershim Blvd., Ste 200
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Phone: (818) 755-7676

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee, represents Council District 2, which includes North Hollywood, Studio City, Valley Village and other communities in the east San Fernando Valley. His website is, where you can sign up for news updates. Visit him on Twitter (@PaulKrekorian) or Facebook:


Discussion Policy

Comments are welcomed and encouraged. Though you are fully responsible for the content you post, comments that include profanity, personal attacks or other inappropriate material will not be permitted. Asbarez reserves the right to block users who violate any of our posting standards and policies.

One Comment;

  1. tuyn said:

    Prince Abdul Mecid Heir-Apparent to the Ottoman Throne, during an interview…
    “I refer to those awful massacres. They are the greatest stain that has ever disgraced our nation and race. They were entirely the work of Talat and Enver. I heard some days before they began that they were intended. I went to Istanbul and insisted on seeing Enver. I asked him if it was true that they intended to recommence the massacres which had been our shame and disgrace under Abdul Hamid. The only reply I could get from him was: ‘It is decided. It is the program.’”

Leave a Reply to tuyn Cancel reply