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September 2, 10:00AM to 11:15AM
Edendale
Families with children three and under are invited to join the children's librarian for a short program of stories, rhymes, and songs...
September 2, 10:30AM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
September 2, 10:30AM to 11:15AM
Northridge
Participate in the fun of storytime and experience the joys of early literacy activities with your baby or toddler. A short...
September 2, 10:30AM to December 2, 10:30AM
Fairfax
Read a book and have an interesting discussion... September 2 - Conspiracy of Paper by David Liss; October 7- Presumed Innocent by Scott...
September 2, 12:30PM to 5:00PM
Memorial
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale is held every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
September 2, 12:30PM to January 13, 1:30PM
Jefferson
Playtime at the Library!  Enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays in English and Spanish. Juguemos en la Bilbioteca! Cuentos, poemas,...
September 2, 12:30PM
San Pedro Regional
September 2, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
Sherman Oaks Martin Pollard
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and rhymes.  Perfect for babies and toddlers ages 6 months-3 years.*We meet most Tuesdays*...
September 2, 12:30PM to 2:30PM
Edendale
Get prepared to take the GED test in this free, weekly drop-in GED class. The class includes information to prepare you to take the new...
September 2, 12:30PM
Washington Irving
Basic beginning quilting time to create a quilt to love and share. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please call 323-734-6303 if you...
September 2, 1:00PM
Donald Bruce Kaufman - Brentwood
September's book will be The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown. Come join a rich discussion.
September 2, 1:30PM to 3:00PM
Jefferson
Extended computer use for job seekers.  Write or update your resume.  Get help with job applications online.  Check out our...
September 2, 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Little Tokyo
Practice your English conversational skills every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 pm.  Have fun talking about everyday matters and learn some...
September 2, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Silver Lake
The Book Store is open every Tuesday from 2-4. Support your local branch library by purchasing books at the Friends of Silver Lake Library...
September 2, 2:30PM to 5:30PM
Angeles Mesa
Extended computer use for job seekers. Write or update your resume. We'll print the pages for free. Get more time to fill out job...
September 2, 2:30PM to 4:30PM
John C. Fremont
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Jane. Read stories together, and learn how to earn a free book.Book come alive for kids when they...
September 2, 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Chinatown
Basic Chinese class for beginners. Come join us and have fun learning Mandarin.
September 2, 2:30PM to October 28, 3:30PM
Chinatown
September 2, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Memorial
Need help with your resume setup? How about getting an email account? How about assistance locating a book in the library? Have no fear-...
September 2, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Echo Park
Beginning computer class for English and Spanish speakers.  Class consists of vocabulary, proper mouse use, word processors, email, and more
September 2, 3:00PM to August 25, 3:00PM
Pico Union
Enjoy knitting and crocheting.  Learn how to knit on a loom! Experienced as well as novice knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Come join...
September 2, 3:00PM
Pacoima
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...
September 2, 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Improve your reading!  Come take a turn reading your favorite book to Argo, the therapy dog. First come, first served. Ages 4-11.
September 2, 3:15PM to 3:45PM
Malabar
Teens are you interested in volunteering at your local library? Do you need community service hours? Come to our monthly Teen volunteer...
September 2, 3:30PM to June 30, 5:30PM
Eagle Rock
During Student Zone hours, students in grades K-12 have access to: basic school supplies; laptops equipped with Internet access, basic word...
September 2, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library
Play games, make new friends and learn about upcoming programs.
September 2, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Ascot
The children's computer class is for ages 2 - 6.  Using a tablet computer kids will be using the website ABCmouse.com: From Age of Learning...
September 2, 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.  
September 2, 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Lake View Terrace
 The story of a fearless princess who sets off on a wintry adventure with her animated friends including a snowman.  Popcorn will...
September 2, 3:30PM to January 13, 5:30PM
Washington Irving
Elementary through high school students, come to StudentZone on Monday-Thursday to use our computers and databases for doing homework and...
September 2, 4:00PM
Mark Twain
School age children and Teens - Join us in the meeting for board and card games, including chess, Connect Four, puzzles, Lego and more...
September 2, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Children, teens, and their families are invited to learn about art and create their own masterpieces with local artists from the Los...
September 2, 4:00PM
Panorama City
Weekly films for teens and adults.  Call the library for this week's selection.
September 2, 4:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Join us to play XBOX 360 games and traditional board games. Make new friends and learn more about how to participate in your library. For...
September 2, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Playa Vista
"Computer Programming jobs are growing at 2x the national average." --Code.org.  Ages 12-18 are welcome to join the Playa Vista Code Club...
September 2, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
Enjoy playing video games while munching on free chips and cookies.  A fun time for everyone.
September 2, 4:00PM
San Pedro Regional
A sapce for teens to hang out with friends to play board games and x-box.
September 2, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader Tuesdays from 4-5:30 pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children...
September 2, 4:00PM to October 21, 5:00PM
Cahuenga
Come and hear wonderful stories.  For ages 3 to 11 years.
September 2, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Vermont Square
Join us for our preschool storytime filled with stories, songs and fingerplays!
September 2, 4:00PM
Central Library
Make a quick 15-minute craft as a gift for your friends or yourself.
September 2, 4:00PM
Silver Lake
All local teens, ages 11-18, are welcome!Help decide what books, comics, music, and DVDs the library purchases for the teen collection.Work...
September 2, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
Adult Literacy Writing:Improve basic writing and reading comprehension skills.Review grammar and punctuation.Questions? Call Beverly at 213...
September 2, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Robert Louis Stevenson
September is Library Card Sign-up Month! Stop by the library to create a special wallet for your library card!  All materials...
September 2, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Baldwin Hills
Bring you imagination to the Library for an afternoon of Lego creative construction.
September 2, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Junipero Serra
Celebrate heading back to school with scho
September 2, 4:00PM
John Muir
Join us every other Tuesday for Family Storytime. Our librarians will introduce you to the wonderful world of stories and books, with read-...
September 2, 5:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Come enjoy Storytime on Tuesdays at Durant. Every Tuesday. 5pm. Ages 3 to 6. (But kids of all ages are welcome!)
September 2, 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Echo Park
Improve your conversation skills in a safe and firendly environment, make new friends, relax, and have fun.  All adults are welcome.
September 2, 5:00PM to 7:30PM
West Los Angeles Regional
 
September 2, 5:30PM
Memorial
Come to a free screening of a new or classic film.  Films begin at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room.  Please call for this week'...
September 2, 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Sun Valley
Join us for an evening of knitting and casual conversation, as the Sun Valley Knitting Group gathers to knit, crochet, and share ideas....
September 2, 5:30PM
Westwood
An ongoing discussion of Rumi's Masnavi stories, this forum will start with an introduction to the poet Rumi, who to this day has...
September 2, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Studio City
Bring in a copy of your current resume and have a professional resume specialist review it and help you improve it. Focus is on - Editing...
September 2, 6:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Join the chess club at Mid Valley! It will be open to all ages and skill levels. Arti Dutt will moderate each Tuesday night...
September 2, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Baldwin Hills
Baldwin Hills Library will host a Community Business Clinic led by Dr.
September 2, 6:00PM to December 30, 7:00PM
Robertson
This storytime is fun for the whole family, with stories, songs and rhymes geared toward preschool and kindergarten-age children. Come in...
September 2, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Robertson
The Friends of the Robertson Library will hold their monthly meeting.
September 2, 7:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Want to reduce stress and improve your well being? Join Henry Schipper, a graduate of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA, in a...
September 2, 7:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Want to reduce stress and improve your well being?  Henry Schipper, a UCLA graduate of Mindfulness Meditation, will refresh our senses...
September 2, 7:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Reduce stress, improve your well being! Join Henry Schipper, a graduate of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA, in a guided...

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Exhibits

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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