Panel Discussion

No Further West: The Story of Los Angeles Union Station
Thursday, May 29, 2014, 7:15 p.m.

A panel of experts discusses the history of Union Station and visions for its future. Moderated by Kevin Roderick, editor, LA Observed.

Presented by the Library Foundation's ALOUD series.
Free; reservations required: (213) 228-7025.


Exhibition Tours

Curators Marlyn Musicant and Greg Goldin lead in-depth tours of the exhibition. Meet in the Lodwrick M. Cook Rotunda in the Central Library.
Free; reservations required.
Contact or (213) 228-7103.

Saturday, May 10, 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, June 12, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 11:30 a.m.
Friday, August 1, 1:30 p.m.


Film Screening

The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound (2013)
Saturday, May 31, 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Fred Harvey Room, Los Angeles Union Station

This documentary explores how starting in the 1880s, over 100,000 brave young women, Harvey Girls as they were called, made an unusual decision to leave home and travel west to work as waitresses along the transcontinental railroad. The film screening is followed by a Q&A with Katrina Parks (director/writer), Michael Parks (executive producer), and Thaddeus Homan (producer/editor).

Presented by Metro. Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit Metro for more information.


Tours of Union Station

The Los Angeles Conservancy leads tours of Union Station on the 3rd Saturday of every month. For information and reservations, visit the Los Angeles Conservancy or call (213) 623-2489.