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    Free HIV/STI Screenings

    A mobile testing unit will be visiting selected libraries to administer free, confidential HIV and STI screenings.

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    California Author Project

    Have you written and self-published a novel? Get the recognition you deserve for writing a great book. Enter this writing contest today!

  • dollar sign icon

    April is Financial Literacy Month

    Take control of your financial well-being at the library. Get informed, get empowered, and make your money work for you.

  • outline of the state of California and a video camera

    Digital Storytelling Workshop

    Learn the basics of digital storytelling and create a short film that tells your story about life in Los Angeles. Your video will be part of a statewide archive. Apply online.

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    Book to Action

    Studio City is engaging readers in community service by making and donating animal beds as part of their Book to Action project.

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    The Industry in Our Backyard

    This exhibit showcases exclusive behind-the-scenes images of the T.V. industry at work in Los Angeles, spanning from the 1940s to the 1980s.

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    Journalism and Fake News

    Our librarian-curated list of web resources on Journalism and Fake News.

  • tai chi symbol

    Classic Tai Chi

    Tai Chi is often described as "meditation in motion." Exercise your mind and body with free classic Tai Chi classes at Central Library and Chinatown.

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    Getting Respect: An Oral History

    Louise Redding McClain is a retired librarian and the sister of Otis Redding. In this oral history video, she shares many fascinating stories about her family.

  • robot graphic from YALSA's teen teen week

    Teen Tech Month

    This year's theme, Libraries are for Creating, encourages teens to take advantage of all the great STEAM tools offered through the library.

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    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. 

  • 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.

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    Free Income Tax Preparation

    We have partnered with the AARP Tax Foundation, CSULA, CSUN, and UCLA to provide free income tax preparation at selected libraries. English | Español

  • 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.

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    Extension of PST: LA/LA Exhibition

    In response to the overwhelming success of Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A., the murals in the Central Library’s Rotunda will remain through August 31, 2018. 

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    Exhibition Extended

    Going Gray in L.A.: Stories of Aging Along Broadway, currently on display at Central Library, has been extended one more week until February 1.

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    Very Eric Carle Storytimes

    We’re celebrating the new Eric Carle exhibit at Discovery Cube LA with special storytimes featuring the vibrant works of the acclaimed and beloved children’s book creator.

  • Healthy Choices

    We have partnered with the Los Angeles County Department of Social Services to offer CalFresh and Medi-Cal application clinics at selected libraries.

  • Book with a red ribbon and text that reads Best Books of 2017

    Best of 2017

    The best books of 2017 for children, teens and adults as selected by our librarians and staff.

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    Holiday Events

    Looking for something special to do this season? Check out our calendar of free holiday programs!

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