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  • Second Annual Bruckman Award Luncheon

    Join the Bruckman Rare Book Friends, who support the Central Library Rare Books Collection, on Saturday, September 17th for the Bruckman Award Luncheon.

  • VetNow Logo


    VetNow helps veterans transition to civilian life through live, interactive career assistance, academic tutoring, and much more.

  • Latino: The Changing Face of America

    Latino: The Changing Face of America

    Join us for an insightful documentary by Los Angeles-born filmmaker Roxanne Frias, who offers a glimpse into the future of the world’s biggest economy – a future where Latinos will form the largest demographic group. Screening at Central Library Sunday, September 25 from 2:00-3:30pm.

  • Song A Day For A Month: The Concert

    Song A Day For A Month: The Concert

    Over a dozen songwriters performing songs written during the Song A Day Session for July 2016. Saturday, August 13th, Meeting Room A, Central Library.

  • Request for Proposals for Exhibition Coordinator Services

    Request for Proposals for Exhibition Coordinator Services

    The Los Angeles Public Library has an exciting opportunity for qualified individuals or companies to provide professional exhibition coordinator services for the LAPL Central Library and branch library facilities on an as-needed basis.

  • Animal exhibiting human behavior

    Not So Different: Author Talk

    You may be surprised to find out that animals experience emotions such as jealousy, greed, and grief. Learn more about this from biologist Nathan Lents. Sunday, July 31 at Central Library.

  • World Cinema Series: A Separation

    World Cinema Series: A Separation

    Join us for the latest film in the World Cinema Series - A Separation. Showing at Central Library this Saturday, July 23rd at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A.

  • Health4All Kids Fair

    Health4All Kids Fair

    Take the opportunity to enroll in Full Scope Medi-Cal for your kids under 19 years old, regardless of their immigration status. Discover other important resources, relax in our reading nook, and pick up some free books, while supplies last. Sunday, July 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Summer Author Program

    Summer Author Program

    LAPL is excited to announce the Summer Author Program this year! A variety of branches will be hosting authors for both children and teens.

  • Nancy Oda

    Boyle Heights Oral History Project

    The first of three proposed oral history interviews on this neighborhood features Nancy Oda, a Japanese-American woman who grew up in Boyle Heights in the 1940's-1950's.

  • World Cinema Series: The Secret in Their Eyes

    Join us for the latest film in the World Cinema Series - The Secret in Their Eyes. Showing at Central Library this Saturday, June 18th at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A.

  • Marilyn Monroe Reads Joyce's Ulysses at the Playground

    Understanding Ulysses: A Brief Tour of Joyce, Dublin, Heaven, and Hell

    James Joyce's Ulysses is a challenging read. Learn how to navigate it at a special Bloomsday event with Chris Kelley. Join us Thursday, June 16 at Central Library.

  •  Amanda Miryem-Khaye Seigel and Shane Baker

    Made in L.A. - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Yiddish But Forgot to Ask Your Bubbie—A Friendly Gentile's Guide

    Shane Baker and Amanda Miryem-Khaye Seigel guide you through the gamut of Yiddish culture in this eye-opening, entertaining, and educational program. Join us Sunday, June 12 at Central Library.

  •  Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

    Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

    Attention all adults, the joy of Summer Reading is no longer just for kids and teens! Join us our Adult Summer Reading Program, “Read for the Win!” Earn a nifty library book bag while discovering new favorite reads and hidden library treasures. Sign up here.

  • World Cinema Series: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Join us for the latest film in the World Cinema Series - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Showing at Central Library this Sunday, May 29th, at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A.

  • This is Los Angeles: Movies Made by and about the City

    City Archivist Michael Holland presents a visual tour of lesser-known Los Angeles. Join us at the Central Library on Sunday, June 5 at 2:00 p.m.

  • #TMHealthLA Photography Exhibit

    #TMHealthLA Photography Exhibit

    Trans-Masculine Health Los Angeles is a community driven visibility and social marketing campaign to raise awareness of health issues among transmasculine individuals in the City of Los Angeles. The exhibit is at Central Library during the month of June.

  • Alzheimer's Education Workshops

    Alzheimer's Education Workshops

    UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research is offering a series of six Alzheimer's Education presentations at various Western-area branches. See the flyer (pdf) for more information.

  • L.A. Metropolitan Opera

    Mozart: Alpha and Omega

    Enjoy a free performance by L.A. Metropolitan Opera featuring selections from Mozart's Idomeneo, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute and more. Join us at Central Library on Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m.

  • Made in L.A. - Independent Shakespeare Co.

    From the artists that bring the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festivals, comes a family-friendly retelling of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Join us at Central Library this Sunday at 2:00 p.m.


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