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  • 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.

  • Archie Comics

    Archie Comics now on hoopla

    Enjoy both the classic and contemporary versions of Archie and the gang, plus well-known friends such as Josie and The Pussycats, and Sabrina The Teenage Witch.


    Made in L.A. - Golden Bridge Choir

    Central Library

    Golden Bridge Choir will present a special Mother’s Day concert this Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Come sing with us!

  • May is Cal Fresh Awareness Month

    May is Cal Fresh Awareness Month

    Visit one of our participating libraries to talk to a DPSS worker and sign-up for Cal-Fresh, the supplemental nutrition food benefit, on the spot!

  • World Cinema Series: Of Gods and Men

    Join us for the latest film in the World Cinema Series - Of Gods and Men. Showing at Central Library this Saturday, April 30th, at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A.

  • National Library Week Photo Booth Pictures

    Thank you for the love during National Library Week! See all images from our Photo Booth here.

  • April is Financial Literacy Month

    Take control of your financial well-being through these free programs at your local library. Get informed, get empowered. Make your money work for you!

  • National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    Join us on Thursday, April 7 at Central Library for a free documentary film screening of We're Still Here, followed by a panel discussion. 

  • Lecture: Vineyards and Wineries in Los Angeles

    Central Library

    Author Stuart Douglass Byles will discuss the history of wine in the Los Angeles area. Join us at Central Library this Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m.

  • World Cinema Series: The Son's Room

    The latest film in the World Cinema Series is "The Son's Room." Join us at Central Library this Saturday, March 26th, at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A for this showing.

  • Klezmer Juice bandleader and clarinet player Gustavo Bulgach

    Made in L.A. - Klezmer Juice

    Central Library

    Klezmer Juice is the new generation of Jewish Soul music. They will bring a unique musical experience to Central Library. Join us on Sunday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m. 

  • UnCabaret

    Made in L.A. - UnCabaret

    The groundbreaking comedy show UnCabaret is coming to Central Library on March 13 for a hilariously unique performance. RSVP today!

  • World Cinema Series ~ Monsiuer Ibrahim

    The latest film in the World Cinema Series is "Monsiuer Ibrahim." Join us at Central Library this Saturday, February 27th, at 1:00pm in Meeting Room A for this showing.

  • 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.


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