This sleek stone-and-glass building, designed by Getty architect Richard Meier, holds a world-class collection of television and radio, You can search for more than 150,000 programs spanning eight decades on easy-to-use computers, then watch them on monitors with comfortable seating. A visit here is a blissful way to wile away the hours. Craving a disco-infused, late-'70s episode of Sesame Street? It's here, along with award shows, radio serials, and literally hundreds
of sitcoms. The library plays snippets of a variety of programs from a roast of Dean Martin to an interview with John Lennon. Free parking is available in the lot off Santa Monica Boulevard.