Sesame Street's Elmo will make a special, free appearance at Central Library on Wed., Oct. 15, 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. as part of the literacy-based "Every Day is a Reading and Writing Day" curriculum. The event will feature interactive experiences, like coloring and storytime, for preschool and kindergarten-aged children. Please join us!
The Board of Library Commissioners is considering requests to dedicate the Woodland Hills Branch Meeting Room in honor of Marie Bougetz, a former librarian whose career spanned 29 years at the branch.
Special Event for Banned Books Week - September 21 - 27
Free. Tickets/reservations required: http://bannedcomicsshowlapl.bpt.me/
Central Library - September 23, 7 p.m.
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.
Presented by U.S. Small Business Administration, Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and American Express OPEN.
Wednesday, September 3 8 a.m. - 12 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
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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!
El día de los niños/El día de los libros is a celebration that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Celebrate "Día" with us at Watts, Venice, and Jefferson libraries or check out a book from our list of recommended titles!
The Los Angeles Public Library and Urban Word Los Angeles are searching for the city’s first Teen Poet Laureate. See more information....