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Looking for something special to do this holiday season? Check out our calendar of holiday programs—there is something for every member of the family!


December 18, 2014 3:30PM

The entire family is invited to create beautiful holiday ornaments using CDs, puffy paint, ribbons and more!  Join us!


December 18, 2014 4:00PM

Teens!  Join us in the community room to create your origami ornament masterpiece in time for Christmas Day.  For ages 11-19 are welcome.  All supplies will be provided.  


December 18, 2014 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Create fun and festive handmade holiday greeting cards for family and friends. Enjoy a sweet holiday treat.


December 18, 2014 4:00PM

Join us for a screening of the holiday movie Elf starring Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome.

A human baby accidentally ends up at the North Pole and grows up among the elf community. Buddy, as he comes to be known, knows that he's "special". When he's 30, Buddy learns from Santa that he's really a human. He decides to go in search of his father, to find out where he belongs. Rated PG



December 19, 2014 3:30PM

Join artist Laura Stickney to create holiday art projects. Ages 7 and up. Family groups encouraged. Must be on time.


December 20, 2014 1:00PM

Build a wreath or swag with perennial herbs to share with your friends and family.


December 20, 2014 1:00PM

Kids and Teens, come create holiday greeting cards with Ms. Quan, our L.A. County Museum of Art instructor! All materials are free.


December 20, 2014 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Share winter holiday stories, songs, and silliness with singer/storyteller Ken Frawley! 


December 23, 2014 4:30PM

Come and enjoy a holiday movie with your friends and family!  For ADA accommodations, please call 213-228-7490 at least 72 hours prior event.     


December 27, 2014 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Welcome 2015 with stories, songs, poems, a countdown, plenty of noisemakers, and a puppet show!


December 30, 2014 4:00PM

Join us every other Tuesday for Family Storytime. Our librarians will introduce you to the wonderful world of stories and books, with read-alouds, songs, and crafts. This week we celebrate the coming of winter. For children of all ages (and their grownups).



Explore our e-Media collections for holiday e-books, movies, music, magazines and more!


Good Housekeeping Magazine Cover for December 2014

MP3 & Streaming Music

Instrumental Christmas CD Cover

Streaming Music

Michael Bublé Christmas CD Cover

Streaming Movies

The Snowman and The Snowdog Movie Cover

Craft e-Books

Book Cover: Glitterville's Handmade Christmas

Cooking e-Books

Book Cover: The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown