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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. Attending these events can also earn you points in the Winter Reading Challenge.

En esta temporada nuestras bibliotecas se visten de fiesta y ofrecen una programación especial de actividades para todas las edades. Participar en estas actividades también te ayuda a acumular puntos en nuestro Programa de lectura de invierno. ¡Felices fiestas!


Upcoming Events · Calendario de actividades


Arts and Crafts
December 14, 2017 3:30PM
Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to make their own yarn beanie ornament.

 

December 14, 2017 3:30PM
Celebrate the holiday season with our fun and festive event. Make electronic greeting cards for your friends and family, and decorate...

 

December 14, 2017 3:30PM
Enjoy a winter storytime and then decorate your very own ornament to take home.

 

Family Activity
December 14, 2017 4:00PM
All ages welcome! We will have a screening of Happy Feet 2 to kick-off the Winter Reading Challenge. Be ready to break into song and dance...

 

Holiday Card featuring a tree
December 14, 2017 4:00PM
Teens and tweens are invited to join us in the Community Room to create holiday cards using computerized cutting technology. Free. All...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 14, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Christmas is around the corner. Shopping for presents? No worries! Let's make soap decoupage at the library. Aromatic and colorful soaps...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 14, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us at the Sun Valley Library for our Cookie Decorating Party! Decorate (and eat!) cookies at our kick-off to the Winter Reading...

 

December 14, 2017 4:00PM
Teens come make fun stuff for the holidays!

 

December 14, 2017 4:00PM
Still looking for that perfect gift for mom or dad or a special friend? Join us as we decorate handkerchiefs for the perfect, personalized...

 

ceramic piggy bank
December 14, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
A Piggy for the Holidays!  Come and decorate a ceramic piggy bankto take home for the holidays. We provide the piggy banks,...

 

Film Screening
December 14, 2017 5:00PM to 6:30PM
Please join us for the very funny movie 8 Crazy Nights, starring Adam Sandler. This is a hilarious animated holiday fable about a small...

 

December 14, 2017 6:30PM to 7:30PM
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join Doug Frankel, long time meditator,...

 

December 15, 2017 10:00AM
Join us with Sara Greisman for Hanukkah songs, stories and more! Best for children ages 0-5 years. 

 

Film Screening
December 15, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for free movie screenings of classic films. This program series is generously funded by The Studio City Friends of the Library....

 

December 15, 2017 3:00PM
Join us for a kids' movie on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month at 3 p.m.ScheduleFriday, November 3       ...

 

Terrarium
December 15, 2017 4:00PM
Teens and tweens ages 10-19, come make a tiny terrarium, or plant habitat! Learn about different plants and succulents and make your own...

 

December 16, 2017 10:00AM
The Friends Annual Holiday Book Sale begins in the Community Room on the second floor and features a wonderful selection of books in a...

 

cover of A Child's Christmas in Wales with black and white photo of Dylan Thomas
December 16, 2017 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Joe Praml is returning to the Library to read Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales and other holiday poems, including Clement...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 16, 2017 2:00PM
Join us in the community room for some holiday card making and hot chocolate sipping. We will supply all of the materials.

 

Film Screening
December 16, 2017 2:00PM to 4:00PM
A young boy loses faith in Christmas and accidentally summons the malevolent holiday demon Krampus to his home, where the creature wreaks...

 

table set for Christmas dinner with candles and fireplace with lights in background
December 16, 2017 2:00PM
Christmas Feast Traditions with Richard Foss, Culinary Historian. We think of Christmas Feast as an ancient tradition, but in many ways it...

 

December 16, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Make a decorative holiday-themed wooden spoon. Easy to learn and totally fun.

 

December 16, 2017 2:30PM to 4:00PM
Winter Reading Program kick-off party! At 2:30 children will make holiday crafts. At 3 p.m. Elizabeth Luce will perform The Wacky...

 

Family Activity
December 16, 2017 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Saturday, November, 18: Miracle on 34th Street Susan’s mother supervises the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving parade featuring the most...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 16, 2017 3:00PM
Join us for a shrinky-dink afternoon and craft objects you can keep or share for the holidays. Bring your holiday themed images.

 

Performance
December 16, 2017 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Soprano Jennifer Watson and Baritone Andy Watson will perform holiday classics as well as some of their favorite selections from a variety...

 

music note
December 17, 2017 3:30PM
Join us for a choral presentation of seasonal music.  Sing along to the songs you know, enjoy the songs you don't know.  Everyone...

 

December 18, 2017 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Can you picture yourself on top of a snow-capped mountain or riding with Rudolph and the other reindeer over the moon? Discover the magic...

 

December 18, 2017 11:00AM to 12:30PM
Winter break is a good time to earn community service hours. Whether you need them for school, church or just for fun, you can volunteeer...

 

December 18, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2016 Disney movie starring Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson, rival teenage babysitters join together in order to locate one of...

 

Family Activity
December 18, 2017 4:00PM
Join other kids and families to celebrate the holidays with stories, songs, and crafts!

 

December 18, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Teens are welcomed to create a New Year's craft and celebrate the final days of 2017! 

 

December 18, 2017 4:30PM
Find your perfect match and kick off the Winter Reading Challenge! "Mock"tails will be served.

 

Christmas
December 19, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Come join us for this holiday Storytime dedicated to Las Posadas celebrated from December 16- December 25, and Christmas celebrated...

 

December 19, 2017 3:00PM
Children and their families are invited to enjoy a holiday family storytime with songs and special holiday treats! 

 

December 19, 2017 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home...

 

Fun and Gaming
December 19, 2017 4:00PM
Get in the holiday spirit with some serious games and fun. 

 

Arts and Crafts
December 19, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Teens are invited to create a variety of fun Shrinky Dink ornaments, charms or jewelry. 

 

December 19, 2017 4:15PM to 5:00PM
Be a part of our Winter Reading Challenge and join us for making cards and crafts for the holidays.  Free for children of...

 

Discussion
December 19, 2017 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Help plan out future activities in Teen’Scape.

 

man smoking cigar silhouetted over Manhattan skyline
December 19, 2017 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Come join us for a classic holiday movie: Scrooged!With Bill Murray, Karen Allen, and more. Based on Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 20, 2017 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Children will enjoy painting a Ceramic Christmas  Ornament using watercolor paints!

 

December 20, 2017 3:30PM
Who wants to build a snowman? Celebrate winter and the holidays with us and make a little snowman, a snow woman, or an entire snow family!

 

Film Screening
December 20, 2017 3:30PM to 5:15PM
Kids and parents we invite you to a film screening of Frosty the Snowman. All ages are welcome. | Niños y padres, les invitamos a ver la...

 

Family Activity
December 20, 2017 4:00PM
We’ll celebrate the holidays with games, crafts and food. 

 

Arts and Crafts
December 20, 2017 4:00PM
Celebrate the holidays by joing us for a fun craft and party!  In addition to making your own Ojo de Dios or Eye of God, we'll have...

 

Family Activity
December 20, 2017 4:00PM
Holiday music fun for the whole family | Program de música festiva para toda la familia. Sing! Eat! Dance! with Dave Winstone. ...

 

drawing of movie tickets and popcorn box
December 20, 2017 5:30PM
Welcome in the darkness with our weekly movie nights at the Hyde Park Library. The movie this week is that Christmas favorite, Elf....

 

Meditation
December 20, 2017 6:30PM
With the holidays approaching, it's a great time to learn meditation as a tool for stress reduction! Join us as Doug Frankel, long time...

 

Junior Scientists Club Grades 4-8 only STEAM fun!
December 21, 2017 2:00PM
Are you in 4th to 8th grade? Looking for some activities during Winter Break? We will be hosting a new STEAM series for junior scientists...

 

December 21, 2017 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Come mark the shortest day of the year by making a snowflake. This program is for children ages five and older.

 

December 21, 2017 3:30PM
Stay warm this winter and join us at the library for a mitten storytime and craft.

 

December 21, 2017 4:00PM
Celebrate National Cocoa Day! Learn about the cocoa bean while we sip on some hot chocolate.  

 

candy bar snowmen
December 21, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us in the Community Room to create a Candy Bar Snowman--perfect as a last minute stocking stuffer or a gift wrap topper. Plus, you'll...

 

December 21, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Come into the library during your winter break for some fun with games, crafts, and a celebration of the New Year!

 

December 21, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join in on the fun and make your own sparkly snowflake from popsicle sticks! Program is limited to the first 10 participants inside...

 

December 21, 2017 4:00PM
Teens will decorate pretzels with melted chocolate and sprinkles, then wrap them to make a tasty gift.

 

Winter Reading
December 21, 2017 4:00PM
Teens, come and read for our Winter Reading Challenge and win prizes.

 

December 21, 2017 4:30PM
Learn to fold paper into beautiful and fun animals!Winter Reading Challenge Program!

 

Film Screening
December 21, 2017 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Join us for the heartwarming movie The Dog Who Saved Christmas. Zeus has lost his bark after his barking ended up being a huge problem...

 

December 22, 2017 12:00PM
Spend your spare time during winter break making a holiday gift for a friend or family member. For teens in grades 6 - 12.

 

December 22, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2017 animated movie, the LEGO® Batman has his own adventure saving Gotham from the Joker's attempt at a hostile takeover. In order...

 

December 22, 2017 4:00PM
Join us to try your hand at origami for the holidays.  We will be making pumpkins, turkeys and some christmas design.  All...

 

Laughing manga boy
December 22, 2017 4:00PM
Manga and anime fans, come watch anime and craft with, read and discuss manga! Earn points in the Los Angeles Public Library Winter Reading...

 

Santa Saturday
December 23, 2017 2:00PM
Actors and other creative, fun-loving people, you're invited to Shakespeare Saturday's table reading of A Christmas Carol. All roles...

 

Storytime
December 23, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM
We share some of our favorite winter holiday traditions from around the world, with stories, songs, and more. 

 

Film Screening
December 23, 2017 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us for a double feature for the whole family. We will start with the animated 1965 short cartoon How The Grinch Stole Christmas with...

 

Kwanzaa
December 26, 2017 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Come join us for this holiday Storytime dedicated to Kwanza which is celebrated December 26 –January 1. Craft follows

 

Party
December 26, 2017 4:00PM
What will 2018 bring? Let's celebrate! Also, let the librarian know what you'd like to see in the teen collection. Snacks.

 

December 26, 2017 4:15PM to January 2, 2018 5:15PM
Over the holiday break, be a part of our Winter Reading Challenge!  Come to the Felipe de Neve Library to read, just read,...

 

Popcorn with film strip
December 27, 2017 2:00PM to 4:00PM
'Tis the Season! New Year's Eve, starring Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Jessica Biel, Robert De Niro and Jon Bon Jovi.   ...

 

Penguin cartoon character holding iPad. The heading is Tech Tryout Cart.
December 27, 2017 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Take the Winter Reading Challenge using digital media. Did you know that LAPL lends digital books, audiobooks, movies, music,...

 

December 27, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2015 animated Lions Gate movie, a sheep that only wants to have some fun becomes entangled in a big-city adventure. The film...

 

Book Club
December 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Kids and Parents! Read Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story by R. L. Stine and discuss the book. For 3rd to 6th graders and their...

 

December 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Any teens looking for that perfect mug but can't seem to find one with a design you like? Well, join the West Valley Regional Branch...

 

Junior Scientists Club Grades 4-8 only STEAM fun!
December 28, 2017 2:00PM
Are you in 4th to 8th grade? Looking for some activities during Winter Break? We will be hosting a new STEAM series for junior scientists...

 

Film Screening
December 28, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2014 Disney movie starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner, each member of a family find themselves having a miserable day. The...

 

December 28, 2017 3:30PM
Join us for a post Christmas movie about a boy who has a bad Christmas and ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family...

 

buttons
December 28, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us as we celebrate the holidays, the end of 2017, and the beginning of a New Year! Make a holiday button or a button that will inspire...

 

December 28, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Come into the library during your winter break for some fun with games, crafts, and a celebration of the New Year!

 

Party
December 28, 2017 5:00PM
Join us for our 3rd annual "New Years Eve-Eve" Dance Party for Kids. Help us ring in the new year with sparkling cider, noise makers,...

 

Winter Reading
December 29, 2017 4:00PM
Teens, come enjoy hot chocolate and coloring pages of all sizes, from small to giant. Earn points in the Los Angeles Public Library Winter...

 

Storytime
December 30, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Say goodbye to 2017 and get ready to greet 2018 with stories, songs, noisemakers, a countdown, and more! 

 

December 30, 2017 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2015 computer-animated live-action horror comedy starring Jack Black as R. L. Stine, a group of teens and the horror writer...

 

January 2, 2018 4:15PM to January 9, 2018 5:15PM
Over the holiday break, be a part of our Winter Reading Challenge!  Come to the Felipe de Neve Library to read, just read,...

 

January 3, 2018 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2016 version, a young boy shares his life with a dragon in the woods until a forest ranger adopts him. The contentment is shattered...

 

January 3, 2018 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Let’s start a fresh notebook with a list of resolutions in kindness for oneself and others.

 

Junior Scientists Club Grades 4-8 only STEAM fun!
January 4, 2018 2:00PM
Are you in 4th to 8th grade? Looking for some activities during Winter Break? We will be hosting a new STEAM series for junior scientists...

 

January 4, 2018 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2012 animated film, the Pirate Captain (voiced by Hugh Grant) attempts to win the title of Pirate of the Year. In addition, he must...

 

buttons
January 4, 2018 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us as we celebrate the holidays, the end of 2017, and the beginning of a New Year! Make a holiday button or a button that will inspire...

 

January 4, 2018 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us in the community room for some coloring fun! 

 

January 5, 2018 2:30PM to 4:30PM
In this 2017 film, Mal returns to the Isle of the Lost and must deal with her archenemy Uma who has proclaimed herself queen of the town....

 

Winter Reading
January 5, 2018 4:00PM
Teens, come challenge your friends at Wii and tabletop games.Earn points in the Los Angeles Public Library Winter Reading Challenge for...

 

January 9, 2018 4:15PM to 5:00PM
Join us for stories and songs about winter, followed by Toy Time.  For children of all ages and their familes.

 

Washi Tape Notebook
January 11, 2018 12:00PM to 7:45PM
Stop by our Children's Area to pick up a  free notebook, and decorate it with colorful washi tape. Great for keeping track of those...

 

January 11, 2018 4:00PM
Attendees have a chance to get double points by reading, submitting a book review, or completing a craft! Light refreshments will be served!

 

Winter Reading
January 12, 2018 2:00PM
Join us for a cozy witner reading wrap up!  We'll have activities for all ages, a cozy reading corner, and winter treats!  All...

 

Picture of a Bullet Journal and pen
January 12, 2018 4:00PM
Teens, come let us know what books, movies, music and programs you want to see in the library. Then, join us to see how bullet journaling...

 

Winter Reading
January 16, 2018 4:15PM to 5:00PM
Our Winter Reading Challenge continues!  Bring a cardboard box of any shape and size and transform it into animal that lives in...

 

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