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The Los Angeles Public Library is offering Money Matters, a series of events to help you get your finances in shape.


Be sure to also explore our  Financial Resource Guide for library and online resources providing information, education, and tools covering savings, credit, investments, budgeting, financial planning, and consumer protection.

 

May 29, 2015 3:30PM to 5:00PM

Take a Day Now to Give Your Child a Successful Future. It’s easy to put off saving for future needs – such as your child’s education. Don’t delay, mark 5/29 on your calendar to get started right away. Celebrate May 29 as “Save for Education Day” with 529 college savings plans.Get serious about achieving your education savings goals.

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Take a Day Now to Give Your Child a Successful Future

 

 

 

 

 

June 6, 2015 1:30PM to 3:30PM
Learn the key success factors for building a profitable small business. Explore case studies of successful entrepreneurs. Gain access to resources and experts who can support your success. 
 
This will be a fun, interactive seminar presented by the Inter-Agency Council, and geared toward women in South Los Angeles who are first time small business start-up hopefuls as well as existing business owners desiring to increase profits.
 
Registration is required. Please register at: http://smartstartsmallbizworkshop.eventbrite.com
 
 
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June 9, 2015 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Presented by the Mayor's Office of Economic Development, the Los Angeles Public Library, and High Point Marketing

One of the keys to a successful marketing strategy is having a long term vision of what you want your business to become and build a plan to meet that vision. This workshop will be an interactive experience in building a strategy for the long term success of your business.

*SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTER TODAY!*

RSVP here at: http://tinyurl.com/marketingjune9

For further information please email: emily.letts.intern@lacity.org

Read to the Rhythm
June 11, 2015 2:00PM

Opportunities for Summer fun and personal growth at the Harbor Branch, every Thursday, 2-3pm, June 11 - July 30.

June 11 - Los Angeles Youth at Work [LAYAW] Job Skills Workshop.Youth 18 - 24. Click here for additional information and registration

June 18 - Harbor Branch Teen Summer Volunteers Interviews. Youth 15 - 17.

June 25 - Songwriting Workshop with Elyse Haren, winner of two LA Music Critic Choice Awards, Best CD for Love & Armour and Best Rock Band in 2014

   July 2 - Play Cashflow, developed by Richard Kurosaki's, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". You'll gain financial literacy skills while you have fun.

  July 9 - Bellydance! with Amaya Mattei 

 July 16 - LA Author Panel: A panel of Young Adult authors, living in Los Angeles, will share their work and answer questions. Our line up includes two authors published for the two first time this year, Jennifer Caloyeras, author of "Strays"[April 2015], and Brad Gottfred, author of "Forever for a Year" [July 2015]. Meet Elissa Sussman, author of "Stray" (others TBA). Please welcome our panel of authors! 

 July 23 - Summer Fun TBA

 July 30 - Makinto. Malimba Music is Hope: voyage through the history of African and African American music.

 

Teen, Summer Fun, Summer Reading Club, Teen Summer Fun, Teen Reading, Summer
June 11, 2015 2:00PM to 5:00PM

Opportunities for Summer fun and personal growth at the Harbor Branch, every Thursday, 2-3pm, June 11 - July 30.

June 11 - Please note: This is a three hour workshop, and registration is required.

Los Angeles Youth at Work [LAYAW]

Job Skills Workshop.Youth 18 - 24. 

Click here for additional information and registration

 

 

Teens (11-19) can earn 1 set of ear buds by reading 10 hours and completing 2 activities.

Turn in your Grand Prize ticket for a chance to win a Branch Gift Card. 

Branches will also each draw 1 teen ticket to be submitted for the LAPL Citywide Grand Prize Drawing: Family Pack of (4) Park Tickets. One Set of Four (4) Tickets for each will be given away: Universal, Knots Berry Farm, Disney. If your Grand Prize ticket is drawn at the branch, chances to win the Grand Prize are 1 in 150! Complete more game cards for additional chances to be win in the Branch drawing. 

 

June 16, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Este taller gratuito proporcionará información sobre los conceptos básicos de préstamos para pequeñas empresas, cómo funcionan y qué significa estar preparado para pedir prestado.

Read to the Rhythm
June 18, 2015 2:00PM

Opportunities for Summer fun and personal growth at the Harbor Branch, every Thursday, 2-3pm, June 11 - July 30.

June 11 - Los Angeles Youth at Work [LAYAW] Job Skills Workshop.Youth 18 - 24. Click here for additional information and registration

June 18 - Harbor Branch Teen Summer Volunteers Interviews. Youth 15 - 17.

June 25 - Songwriting Workshop with Elyse Haren, winner of two LA Music Critic Choice Awards, Best CD for Love & Armour and Best Rock Band in 2014

   July 2 - Play Cashflow, developed by Richard Kurosaki's, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". You'll gain financial literacy skills while you have fun.

  July 9 - Bellydance! with Amaya Mattei 

 July 16 - LA Author Panel: A panel of Young Adult authors, living in Los Angeles, will share their work and answer questions. Our line up includes two authors published for the two first time this year, Jennifer Caloyeras, author of "Strays"[April 2015], and Brad Gottfred, author of "Forever for a Year" [July 2015]. Meet Elissa Sussman, author of "Stray" (others TBA). Please welcome our panel of authors! 

 July 23 - Summer Fun TBA

 July 30 - Makinto. Malimba Music is Hope: voyage through the history of African and African American music.

 

June 18, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM

This free workshop will teach the basics of small business entrepreneurship, how to legally start a business in Los Angeles, and introduce resources provided by the City of Los Angeles and regional partners that assist with small business development.

June 23, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM

This free workshop will provide information on the basics of small business loans, how they work, and what does it mean to be "bankable" and be ready to borrow.  

June 23, 2015 6:00PM to 7:30PM

You’ve Worked Hard All Your Life -- Be Sure to MAXIMIZE Your Social Security Benefits

Will Social Security be there for me?
At what age should I apply for benefits?
Will Social Security be enough to live on?
How much will I receive? And my spouse?
How can I maximize my benefits?

These and other questions will be answered at this informative session. All are welcome. No products are sold at this talk.

Read to the Rhythm
June 25, 2015 2:00PM

Opportunities for Summer fun and personal growth at the Harbor Branch, every Thursday, 2-3pm, June 11 - July 30.

June 11 - Los Angeles Youth at Work [LAYAW] Job Skills Workshop.Youth 18 - 24. Click here for additional information and registration

June 18 - Harbor Branch Teen Summer Volunteers Interviews. Youth 15 - 17.

June 25 - Songwriting Workshop with Elyse Haren, winner of two LA Music Critic Choice Awards, Best CD for Love & Armour and Best Rock Band in 2014

   July 2 - Play Cashflow, developed by Richard Kurosaki's, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". You'll gain financial literacy skills while you have fun.

  July 9 - Bellydance! with Amaya Mattei 

 July 16 - LA Author Panel: A panel of Young Adult authors, living in Los Angeles, will share their work and answer questions. Our line up includes two authors published for the two first time this year, Jennifer Caloyeras, author of "Strays"[April 2015], and Brad Gottfred, author of "Forever for a Year" [July 2015]. Meet Elissa Sussman, author of "Stray" (others TBA). Please welcome our panel of authors! 

 July 23 - Summer Fun TBA

 July 30 - Makinto. Malimba Music is Hope: voyage through the history of African and African American music.

 

June 25, 2015 5:30PM to 7:30PM

This free workshop will provide information on the basics of small business loans, how they work, and what it means to be "bankable" and be ready to borrow. 

June 27, 2015 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Read to the Rhythm
July 2, 2015 2:00PM

Opportunities for Summer fun and personal growth at the Harbor Branch, every Thursday, 2-3pm, June 11 - July 30.

June 11 - Los Angeles Youth at Work [LAYAW] Job Skills Workshop.Youth 18 - 24. Click here for additional information and registration

June 18 - Harbor Branch Teen Summer Volunteers Interviews. Youth 15 - 17.

June 25 - Songwriting Workshop with Elyse Haren, winner of two LA Music Critic Choice Awards, Best CD for Love & Armour and Best Rock Band in 2014

   July 2 - Play Cashflow, developed by Richard Kurosaki's, author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". You'll gain financial literacy skills while you have fun.

  July 9 - Bellydance! with Amaya Mattei 

 July 16 - LA Author Panel: A panel of Young Adult authors, living in Los Angeles, will share their work and answer questions. Our line up includes two authors published for the two first time this year, Jennifer Caloyeras, author of "Strays"[April 2015], and Brad Gottfred, author of "Forever for a Year" [July 2015]. Meet Elissa Sussman, author of "Stray" (others TBA). Please welcome our panel of authors! 

 July 23 - Summer Fun TBA

 July 30 - Makinto. Malimba Music is Hope: voyage through the history of African and African American music.

 

December 19, 2015 10:00AM to 12:00PM

The Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County will be hosting a free workshop, designed to inform about NHS services, the steps to homeownership, and resources available to the community.

This educational workshop is helpful for those interested in learning more about how to begin the process of purchasing your first home.


 

 

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