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  • Mervyn Dymally (right) meets Muhammad Ali (left) at a Compton NAACP meeting in 1966.

    African American Heritage Month

    Enjoy a variety of special library programs and resources in celebration of Black History Month.

  • Tax Season is Here! We Can Help

    We have information on forms, helpful links and other resources. In addition, we have partnered with the AARP Tax Foundation and VITA to provide free income tax preparation at selected libraries. English | Español

  • Visualizing Stories

    The exhibit and series Ron Brooks Stories to Illustration continues with a joint program on Sat., Feb. 6th at 1pm by the Art Department and Children's Literature. Explore children's picture books from the 18th - 20th Centuries, hear stories, and view the illustrations of Ron Brooks and the artists who influenced him.

  • Music Events At Central Library

    Song A Day For A Month Concert - Join us Wednesday, February 3rd at 6pm for a concert featuring over a dozen songwriters performing songs written during the Song A Day Session.

    Saturday Serenade featuring the LAPL Musicians - On Saturday, February 6th at 1pm, this concert will feature staff musicians performing pieces by Brahms, Saint-Saens, Offenbach, Mozart, Loesser and Vaughan-Williams.

  • World Cinema Series

    Enjoy a free film screening of Burnt by the Sun, as part of our World Cinema Series. Join us at the Central Library on Saturday, January 23rd at 1:00 p.m.

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