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August 27, 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.
August 27, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Sunland - Tujunga
August 27, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Encino - Tarzana
Children and their families are invited to an hour of storytime and fun with the children's librarian and Fred (the Dog). You can read...
August 27, 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...
August 27, 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...
August 27, 10:15AM
Fairfax
For ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. There are now two storytime sessions.
August 27, 10:30AM
Porter Ranch
Come join us for stories, songs, and crafts in this storytime for kids ages 0-5.
August 27, 10:30AM
Los Feliz
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play! Ages 0-2.
August 27, 10:30AM
Little Tokyo
Children, parents, and caregivers, join us for our preschool storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, and stories!  This program is...
August 27, 10:30AM to September 17, 11:00AM
Palms - Rancho Park
Program includes stories, songs, movement and a craft.
August 27, 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...
August 27, 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 dedos...
August 27, 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...
August 27, 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.
August 27, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Valley Plaza
August 27, 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Cahuenga
August 27, 11:00AM
Fairfax
For ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. There are now two storytime sessions.
August 27, 11:00AM
Valley Plaza
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Perfect for babies and toddlers ages 2 months to 3 years.  
August 27, 11:00AM
Mar Vista
Toddlers and preschoolers can join us for a fun storytime full of rhymes, fingerplays and picture books!
August 27, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
John Muir
Adults, whether you want practice using a mouse, or want to learn how to save a file using Google Drive, or if you want to learn how to...
August 27, 11:30AM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Nuture a love of the library and reading with stories, songs and playtime!  Ages 18 months-3 years.
August 27, 11:30AM to November 19, 10:30AM
Pacoima
Join our our Wednesday Tot's story time.  Tots from 2 years to 4 years and their parents are invited for stories, songs,...
August 27, 12:00PM
Memorial
Enjoy a fun afternoon of games.  Play Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Checkers, Bridge…or bring your  own game!
August 27, 12:00PM
Woodland Hills
Join your friends and our Children's Librarian for stories, songs and fingerplays.
August 27, 12:15PM to 4:45PM
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...
August 27, 12:30PM to 1:30PM
West Valley Regional
Join us for a one hour beginning class on Internet searching. 
August 27, 1:00PM
Washington Irving
Free Adult Class offered by the Adult Literacy Services
August 27, 1:45PM
Pico Union
Kids, come share the fun of reading and storytelling with our STAR Library volunteers! Have fun and earn reading time on your Summer...
August 27, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Panorama City
Learn the basics of e-mail, Internet, and word processing in a series of free computer classes.
August 27, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Join the Edendale Library Friends Society for their weekly used book sale. All sales support the library.
August 27, 3:00PM
San Pedro Regional
Carolyn's Crew is an all ages Crochet and Knitting club for kids, adults, and Seniors too!
August 27, 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-...
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August 27, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Silver Lake
Kids can read or be read to with STAR volunteer Meesh. Get a free book on your third visit.
August 27, 3:00PM to June 26, 5:00PM
Eagle Rock
During Student Zone hours, students in grades K-12 have access to: basic school supplies; laptops equipped with Internet access, basic word...
August 27, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Wednesdays from 3-5, kids are invited to share books with STAR volunteer reader, Terri. Discover great stories and learn how you can earn a...
August 27, 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...
August 27, 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...
August 27, 3:30PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Increase your Mind/Body Health with DAHN YOGA. Dahn Yoga can help you feel energetic, improve a great variety of health conditions, and...
August 27, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Mark Twain
Join us for children's storytime program 3:30-4:30 PM
Read Guitar Notes by Amato
Wednesdays August 6,13,20,27
Ascot
<p>The Ascot Teens are meeting in the Student Zone, Teen Reading Room to share favorite books, learn new crafts and talk about...
Read Guitar Notes by Amato
Wednesdays August 6,13,20,27
Ascot
The Ascot Teens are meeting in the Student Zone, Teen Reading Room to share favorite books, learn new crafts and talk about favorite books...
August 27, 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.
August 27, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Children and teens come play board games with us! 
August 27, 3:30PM to December 22, 5:30PM
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?...
August 27, 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.
August 27, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
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...
August 27, 4:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Join leaders from Makerspace "The Exploratory"www.theexploratory.com/libraries/ to create a simple machine that marbles move 
August 27, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Studio City
Learn the basics of CODING at the library! Sign up for a 4 - week class and learn how to CODE using HTML and CSS. Meets twice each week for...
August 27, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights
Join us for a fun-filled STEAM Storytime! We will be focusing on "Squishy Circuits" today: learn about how batteries give us power and...
August 27, 4:00PM
Central Library
Teens, learn to knit! Some supplies are offered. Knit sweaters for penguins or hats for friends.
August 27, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Northridge
If you are approaching 70 the IRS wants your IRA.  This seminar will answer questions about when to take your RMD, how much you need...
August 27, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
Just in time for back to school: join us for a crafty afternoon of patch-making, notebook decorating, and more!
August 27, 4:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Come make a picture using your fingerprints, ink and imagination! All ages welcome.
August 27, 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!
August 27, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Robertson
Help choose which books, movies, comics and music the library carries for teens, and learn what it takes to be a teen volunteer. 
August 27, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Alma Reaves Woods - Watts
Free Beginning English Conversation Class
August 27, 6:00PM
Westwood
"An Actor Succeeds is a very special collection containing all the best trade secrets of the biggest and most successful film and theater...
August 27, 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Northridge
This informative seminar will cover the basics of Social Security and answer your questions.   Will it be there for me?...
August 27, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Robertson
Become a better writer! This class teaches basic writing skills for adults.
August 27, 6:15PM to 7:45PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Certified Hypnotherapist Frances O'Brian will walk you through a relaxation technique designed to help you visualize your weight...
August 27, 6:30PM
Memorial
Learn the art of Sahaja Meditation and begin a journey of self-realization.  Every Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring a...
August 27, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Granada Hills
Children’s Librarian Heather celebrates 30 years as a children’s librarian with fun flannel board stories focusing on...

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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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