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November 26, 10:00AM to 10:45AM
West Los Angeles Regional
Enjoy stories and songs with the children’s librarian.  Recommended for children 18 months to 3 years.
November 26, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Sunland - Tujunga
November 26, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Encino - Tarzana
Children and their families are invited to an hour of stories and creativity with the children's librarian. 
November 26, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Panorama City
A representative from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) will be available to provide information and answer...
November 26, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Atwater Village
International Rescue Committe in association with Atwater Village library invites you to join us for free citizenship class.Learn...
November 26, 10:15AM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Join us Wednesday mornings for stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytimes last about 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes free playtime with...
November 26, 10:30AM
Porter Ranch
Come join us for stories, songs, and crafts in this storytime for kids ages 0-5.
November 26, 10:30AM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 4 and under. Have fun with your little one while practicing early literacy skills. Program...
November 26, 10:30AM to 11:30AM
Benjamin Franklin
Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and dancing. Best for ages 18 months to 4 years old.  Acompáñenos para cuentos, juegos con los...
November 26, 10:30AM to March 25, 1:00PM
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and bounces that nurture early literacy skills. Storytime runs from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., with play...
November 26, 10:30AM
Los Feliz
Join us for stories, songs and a whole lot more!
November 26, 10:30AM
Donald Bruce Kaufman - Brentwood
Every Wednesday, come for an interactive storytime experience, as we sing, play and read together! Storytime lasts about 30 minutes,...
November 26, 10:45AM
Vermont Square
Have you ever wondered how to cook healthy meals on a budget? Look no further! Join us every other Wednesday morning for a cooking class to...
November 26, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Studio City
Join Miss Wendy for stories, songs, fingerplays, and feltboard stories. For children ages 0-3 and their parents/caregivers. Storytime is...
November 26, 11:00AM to 11:30AM
Central Library
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more for ages 2 - 5.  Reservations required for groups of five or more.  Call (213) 228-7250.
November 26, 11:00AM
Mar Vista
Toddlers and preschoolers can join us for a fun storytime full of rhymes, fingerplays and picture books!
November 26, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Encino - Tarzana
Relax. Breathe. Stretch. Release tension and find peace of mind. Join this fun and relaxing class. Please bring a yoga mat. Recommended...
November 26, 11:30AM
Join our Wednesday Tots story time! Tots from 2 years to 4 years and their parents are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays, music and...
November 26, 12:00PM to 12:30PM
Woodland Hills
Join our Children's Librarian and your friends as we read stories, sing songs and do finger plays!
November 26, 12:00PM to March 4, 1:00PM
Featuring paperbacks, hardcovers, CDs, videos, DVDs, etc. all at great prices.
November 26, 12:15PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Join us in the community room of the Durant Library for an informal English-language conversation group. Durant Library offers a low-key...
November 26, 12:30PM
Central Library
Learn how to use LAPL's online catalog to locate books and other materials available at Central Library and other LAPL branches. ...
November 26, 12:30PM to December 17, 1:30PM
West Valley Regional
Learn how to do research on the Internet every Wednesday in November. Become a confident navigator through cyberspace, learn effective...
November 26, 1:00PM
Washington Irving
Free Adult Class offered by the Adult Literacy Services
November 26, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Come practice your English speaking skills in our weekly conversation class! No sign-up required, just stop by the Adult Literacy Room. For...
November 26, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Atwater Village
Learn how Medicare works. Discover what's best health plan for you!Representative from United Healthcare will answer your questions.
November 26, 1:30PM to December 19, 3:00PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Attend free citizenship classes in Korean to prepare for the citizenship test. These classes are offered by APALC (Asian Pacific...
November 26, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Panorama City
Learn the basics of e-mail, Internet, and word processing in a series of free computer classes.
November 26, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Join the Edendale Library Friends Society for their weekly used book sale. All sales support the library.
November 26, 2:30PM to 5:30PM
Lincoln Heights
Do you need help with basic computer skills? Come to our library for our FREE computer classes! Our Computer Aide can help you set up an...
November 26, 3:00PM
San Pedro Regional
Carolyn's Crew is an all ages Crochet and Knitting club for kids, adults, and Seniors too!
November 26, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Silver Lake
Stories for all ages with our STAR volunteer reader Meesh!
November 26, 3:00PM to September 25, 6:00PM
Eagle Rock
During Student Zone hours, students in grades K-12 have access to: basic school supplies; laptops equipped with Internet access, basic word...
November 26, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader, Katherine, on Wednesdays from 3-5pm. Katherine presents the fun of storytelling and reading...
November 26, 3:00PM to April 8, 7:00PM
Washington Irving
Elementary through high school students, come to StudentZone on Monday-Thursday to use our computers and databases for doing homework and...
November 26, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Pico Union
Kids and Teens--Come to Student Zone to get homework help and supplies!During Student Zone hours, students in Grades 1-12 can:
November 26, 3:00PM
Come and read with our STAR volunteer readers. Enjoy some great stories, and learn how you can earn a free book! We have a volunteer ready...
November 26, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Mark Twain
Join us for children's storytime program 3:30-4:30 PM
November 26, 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers.
November 26, 3:30PM to March 30, 7:30PM
John Muir
Students!! Do you need to use a computer to type a school project and print for free? Do you also need internet access to research a topic?...
November 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Play Wii video games, board games (Sorry, Scrabble, Go, Uno, Pictionary, Clue, and more), and trading card games with other teens.
November 26, 4:00PM to December 19, 5:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Free weekly class for those interested in meditation. You will learn basic principles and techniques of seated meditation, walking...
November 26, 4:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Do you need volunteer hours for school? Are you interested in completing those hours at the library? This meeting will show you what being...
Legos, Lego Club
November 26, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Let your imagination run wild with thousands of LEGOs. Suitable for children 5 - 11 years.  LEGOs supplied.
November 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Vermont Square
Kids and Teens! Join us every Wed. at 4pm to play ping pong and other games and activities! 
November 26, 4:00PM
Benjamin Franklin
Game Day at the library!  Join us for board games, card games, video games on our PS3 console, or bring your own games to play with...
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November 26, 4:00PM to 4:15PM
Van Nuys
Join us a for a brief read-aloud of classic or current literature. Contact us if you wish to participate in the selection or reading. Or...
November 26, 4:00PM to 5:15PM
Come and do a Thanksgiving craft!  For 3 years to 11 years.
November 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights
Join us for a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts! Stay afterwards to play with our toys, puppets and puzzles! For children ages...
November 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Computer Comfort Class: Introduction to the basics including email, copy/pasting, and Google. Come by and let us know what kinds of...
November 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Join us for a fun Thanksgiving party! 
November 26, 4:15PM to 5:15PM
Playa Vista
Join other students and learn from expert Ben Eubanks. Grades 1-6. We meet Wednesdays, beginners and advanced players welcome!
November 26, 4:30PM
Donald Bruce Kaufman - Brentwood
Come to the library and imagine, create and build with Legos!  For ages 3-11, but all are welcome.  Space is limited.  Call 310-575-8273...
November 26, 6:00PM to January 28, 8:45PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! Free classes for Permanent Residents!
November 26, 6:00PM to January 21, 7:30PM
Attend this FREE class to become a better writer! This class teaches basic writing skills for adults. 
November 26, 6:30PM to 7:15PM
Silver Lake
 In celebration of Latino Heritage month: Learn Spanish through music and dance with Isabel Brazon from Baila baila! For more info...
November 26, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Please join us for this free class. We'll cover sending, receiving, replying to, and forwarding messages and share some tips for making the...
November 26, 6:30PM
Cypress Park
Book club combines with movie screening and discussing. Participants will reas and watch pre-selected novels/short stories made into films...

All Events (Events Calendar)


Ongoing, Central Library
Annenberg Gallery
The Annenberg Gallery displays some of the extraordinary materials collected by the Los Angeles Public Library since its founding in 1872.
Ongoing, Central Library
First Floor Galleries
“Songs in the Key of L.A.,” an exhibit of historic sheet music covers from the Los Angeles Public Library’s collection, offers a rare view...
July 07, 2014 to January 03, 2015, Central Library
History & Genealogy Dept.
For many, the predominant image of the post-War woman is the suburban mom and consummate homemaker as immortalized in television characters...

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