Holiday Closure - All library facilities will be closed Monday, February 19, for Presidents Day. 

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  • detail from the big read logo showing a book icon

    The Big Read

    The Big Read encourages communities to rediscover the joy of reading by selecting one annual work of literature to read citywide and on which to focus cultural events and activities. 

  • heart rate monitor

    Free Health Screening

    Do you know your four health numbers? Stop by Central Library on February 27 for a free biometric screening and health coaching.

  • Photo of Maria Callas

    A Tribute to Maria Callas

    In observance of the 40th anniversary of Maria Callas' passing, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera presents a concert of music from two of the renowned soprano's major roles.

  • LA Made logo in orange and pink

    New LA Made Season

    LA Made is a cultural series featuring free music, dance, theater, and conversations with local entertainers at libraries throughout the City.

  • America Saves logo and slogan: start small, think big

    America Saves Week

    America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action.