Jack and Denny Smith Library

& Community Center

"A picture's meaning can express ten thousand words."  Phony Chinese proverb from streetcar advertisement.

Why is our logo a Grackle?


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Jack and Denny Smith Library and Community Center



Groundbreaking Ceremony
Mt. Washington School
April 16, 2004


        Councilman Antonio R. Villaraigosa speaks to the dedication audience











Curt and Doug Smith speak at the ceremony


Mt. Washington School children perform