Learn the facts about the ballot measures you'll be voting on in November! This program series is presented by the League of Women Voters.
We now offer free laptops and tablets for use at Central Library!
New guide to the many resources we offer for our local author community.
The ARchive LAPL app development project is a partnership between USC Annenberg and the Los Angeles Public Library’s historic Central Library to ‘augment’ the library--bringing visual, video and 3-D experiences to the rich art, architecture and collections of the historic Central Library
Special Event for Banned Books Week - September 21 - 27
Free. Tickets/reservations required: http://bannedcomicsshowlapl.bpt.me/
Central Library - September 23, 7 p.m.
If a librarian has made a difference in your life, now is the chance to tell your story. Nominate your favorite LAPL librarian to the I Love My Librarian Award!
Get Free Help on Applying for or Renewing DACA
Find out if you are eligible
Learn how to apply for DACA
Renew your application
Saturday, August 30th, 10:30am - 2:00pm, Central Library
To RSVP please call (213) 978-0645
If you just want to look for a book or access your record to place holds, renew books, etc., don't forget the mobile version of the Enhanced Catalog. Just point your smartphone to http://ls2pac.lapl.org.
ComicsPlus offers unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels, comic books and manga from virtually any device, tablet or PC. Age range runs from kid-friendly early reader comics to action, crime and fantasy graphic novels for teens. Library card required for remote access.
If you want a driver license, get started at the Los Angeles Public Library.
Learn the basics of small business entrepreneurship and how to legally start a business in Los Angeles.
With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners starting at age 2. (Available from Library computers only)
The Stein Mobile Eye Clinic will provide free eye exams for children and adults during June and July at the Baldwin Hills, Exposition Park, San Pedro and Watts branch libraries. For more information, click here.
Saturday, May 31 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcome.
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with us!
The Los Angeles Public Library and Urban Word Los Angeles are searching for the city’s first Teen Poet Laureate. See more information....
You're invited to Art Alliance for Humanity's "State of the Arts" Symposium hosted by Central Library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. This event is free and features a public roundtable discussion and two performances.
LAPL's Central Library launches new Book a Librarian service! If you need free one-on-one assistance with a subject specialist at Central Library, please click here.
Join us today for a FREE outdoor jazz concert with Grammy-winning Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra! The fun starts at 11:30 a.m. at Central Library.