In the El Monte Neighborhood is this spot. It's shaded from the hot western sun. A Little Free Library is stocked with books; if you'd like to share, bring one along.
Location: A block west of Alvernon between Calle de Soto and Calle Ensenada
Parking: Parking along El Camino Del Norte is a tight squeeze. There's some parking in front of the homes on side streets.
Hours: Daylight hours