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Library Information:The Library is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays only except Holidays for private tours.

Tours of The Library will be provided by advance Appointment Only. Photography is not allowed inside the Library.

Individual tours will be coordinated in groups of 25-30 people. Please book an appointment online to schedule your appointment for the next available tour date.

School Tours will be available for students through their school’s administration and must be coordinated by the school’s administration in advance.

To make a reservation or for further questions about tours, please go to Book a Tour below and complete and submit the application.


Parking is free. Spaces are available for school buses and tour buses on Westmoreland Avenue.


The Library is handicap accessible.


From the Santa Monica Freeway (10), take S. Western Avenue north one block to W. Washington Boulevard; take a right and proceed east 2 blocks to Westmoreland Boulevard to The Ray Charles Memorial Library, 2107 W. Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90018

For public transportation information, call 1.800.COMMUTE.

Book A Tour:

Please complete this form and submit it to schedule a tour.
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NOTE: Please email completed release forms to info@rcfoundation.local prior to your tour.