CA public libraries offer free lunches for kids this summer
One in four kids is at risk of hunger in Los Angeles. Many receive free and reduced-price lunches at school, but what happens when summer rolls around?
According to the food bank network Feeding America, one in four kids in LA County is at risk of hunger.
That's about 600,000 children.
Many of them receive free and reduced-price lunches at school, but what happens when summer rolls around?
Well, in some communities, libraries have been stepping up to feed these kids.
...not just in this area but all around the state.
On Wednesday, we reached Greg Lucas, he's the California state librarian.
Joining Take Two to discuss:
- California State Librarian Greg Lucas
L.A.-area libraries offering free lunch:
Carson Library, 151 East Carson Street, Carson
Huntington Park Library, 6518 Miles Avenue, Huntington Park
Lancaster Library, 610 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster
La Puente Library, 15920 E. Central Ave, La Puente
Norwalk Library, 11949 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk
San Fernando Library, 217 N. Maclay Ave., San Fernando
San Gabriel Library, 500 S. Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel
Covina Public Library, 234 N. Second Avenue, Covina
Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard Street, Glendale
Hemet Public Library, 300 E. Latham Ave., Hemet
Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library, 11141 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Inglewood
Main Library, 101 West Manchester Blvd., Inglewood
Canoga Park Branch Library, 20939 Sherman Way, Canoga Park
Central Library, 630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles
Eagle Rock Branch Library, 5027 Casper Avenue, Los Angeles
Echo Park Branch Library, 1410 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles
Exposition Park Regional Branch Library, 3900 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles
Hyde Park Branch Library, 2205 W. Florence Avenue, Los Angeles
Mark Twain Branch Library, 9621 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles
Pacoima Branch Library, 13605 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima
Panorama City Branch Library, 14345 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama City
Pico Union Branch Library, 1030 S. Alvarado St., Los Angeles
San Pedro Branch Library, 931 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro
Vermont Square Branch Library, 1201 W. 48th Street, Los Angeles
Vernon Branch Library, 4504 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles
Watts Branch Library, 10205 Compton Ave., Los Angeles
Garden Grove Chapman Branch, 9182 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove
Ovitt Family Community Library, 215 E C Street, Ontario
Desert Hot Springs Library, 11691 West Dr, Desert Hot Springs
Glen Avon Regional Branch Library, 9244 Galena Street, Jurupa Valley
Eastside Library, 4033-C Chicago Avenue, Riverside
Main Library, 3581 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside
Feldheym Central Library, 555 W 6th Street, San Bernardino
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd., Torrance