LA County Library’s Annual Free Lunch at the Library Program for Kids & Teens Returns at 25 Libraries This Summer, Starting in June

LA County Library Lunch at the Library

Lunch at the Library for Kids and Teens

LA County Library’s annual Lunch at the Library program returns this summer, providing free meals to kids and teens 18 and under.

Meals are available for pick-up on a first come, first served basis at select libraries from 12 – 1 pm either Monday – Friday or Tuesday – Friday, starting June 13 or June 21, depending on location, and running through August 5, with the exceptions of June 20 and July 4. Location information is available at

There are no restrictions on family income. Parents and caregivers can pick up on behalf of children—kids and teens don’t need to be present, but are welcome!

Since 2015, LA County Library has been offering free, nutritious lunches. Lunch at the Library keeps children nourished during the summer months , helping to ensure that families have access to wholesome meals.

“This will be the eighth consecutive year we have offered free meals through this program,” said LA County Library Director, Skye Patrick. “We realize families depend on lunch and snack programs to provide free, nutritious food for their children when they are away from school. We are excited to once again provide this essential service.”

Lunch at the Library is a project of the California State Library in partnership with the California Library Association and supported with funds from the State of California. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For June 13 – August 5 libraries: The Summer Food Service Program is a program of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, administered in California by the California Department of Education.

For more information and the schedule, visit