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January 27, 9:15AM
Washington Irving
Volunteer tutors work one-on-one, helping adults improve basic reading and writing skills.  Tutors receive free online training, and meet...
January 27, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
January 27, 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...
January 27, 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.
January 27, 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.
January 27, 12:00PM to March 17, 2:30PM
Robertson
Work one-on-one with a tutor for 15-20 minutes on any topic relating o reading, writing, pronunciation or math! No registration required—...
January 27, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Little Tokyo
Learn Japanese the easy way - from a native speaker.  This class will start with the basics but will be open to questions from those...
January 27, 12:30PM to January 18, 5:00PM
Memorial
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale is held every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
January 27, 12:30PM to March 17, 3:00PM
Chinatown
Come and attend the free class to help you prepare for the citizenship test.
January 27, 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...
January 27, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Palms - Rancho Park
Free one-on-one counseling provided by business professionals to anyone operating a small business or thinking of starting one.  By...
January 27, 1:30PM to March 24, 4:00PM
Robertson
Attend this FREE class to begin speaking English, or to improve your English skills! 
January 27, 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...
January 27, 2:00PM
Central Library
The class explains how to use Google more extensively.  Emphasis is placed on learning shortcuts, Google Maps, Google Images and other...
January 27, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Come and read with Barbara A., our STAR volunteer reader. Enjoy some great stories, and learn how you can earn a free book!
January 27, 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...
January 27, 2:30PM to March 17, 4:30PM
Chinatown
Come and play our LEGO bricks and Mega Bloks with your friends!
January 27, 2:30PM to March 17, 4:30PM
Chinatown
Basic Chinese class for beginners. Come join us and have fun learning Mandarin.
January 27, 2:30PM to 5:30PM
Eagle Rock
During Student Zone hours, students in grades K-12 can access: basic school supplies; laptops equipped with Internet access, basic word...
January 27, 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...
January 27, 3:00PM to 4:30PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
January 27, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
January 27, 3:00PM
Washington Irving
Express your creativity and show off your engineering skills by building with Washington Irving Branch's collection of 
January 27, 3:00PM
Pico Union
Children are invited to read and tell fun stories with our STAR volunteer readers.
January 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...
January 27, 3:00PM to February 10, 4:00PM
Cypress Park
Join us for stories, songs and crafts. Acompañenos y disfrute de cuentos, canciones, y actividades manuales.
January 27, 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Silver Lake
Read or be read to with STAR volunteer Ms. Janine. Get a free book when you come three times!
January 27, 3:30PM to 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?...
January 27, 3:30PM to March 17, 5:30PM
Chinatown
Come practice your English speaking skills in our weekly conversation class!
January 27, 3:45PM to 4:45PM
Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library
Play games, make new friends and learn about upcoming programs.
January 27, 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...
January 27, 4:00PM
San Pedro Regional
A sapce for teens to hang out with friends to play board games and x-box.
January 27, 4:00PM to 4:30PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Come to this brief training, where you will be introduced to the tasks and requirements of the teen volunteer program.For High School...
January 27, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Vermont Square
Join us for storytime filled with stories, songs and fingerplays!
January 27, 4:00PM to 5:15PM
Cahuenga
Come and create a picture using construction paper and pictures from old magazines.  For 3 years to 11 years.
January 27, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Fairfax
For children of all ages. Join us on Tuesdays when our Storytelling and Reading (STAR) volunteer Holly reads books aloud to children.
January 27, 4:00PM
Junipero Serra
January 27, 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-...
January 27, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
The Los Angeles OIC continues its Core 2 Duo Desktop and Flat Screen Monitor program for low income families. In order to qualify for the...
January 27, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Robert Louis Stevenson
Create a beautiful coaster out of glue and tile!  All materials will be provided.
January 27, 4:00PM
Edendale
Join us for some awesome arts and crafts! All materials will be provided.
January 27, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Eagle Rock
Do you need community service hours? Are you interested in becoming a library volunteer at Eagle Rock Branch? If you answered YES to these...
January 27, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Lake View Terrace
Come and hear stories with Nicki our Star volunteer.
bicycle care
January 27, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Silver Lake
Find out how to take care of your bicycle and how to ride safely in Los Angeles.  Whether you ride to work, or ride for fun, taking to the...
January 27, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights
Come and join us for some fun time in learning the basic Chinese language (Mandarin orally and with simplified Chinese characters...
the boxtrolls
January 27, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Panorama City
In this colorful animated adventure, a young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends...
January 27, 4:15PM to February 3, 5:00PM
Felipe de Neve
Children of all ages and their families are invited to join us in this lively program of stories, flannelboards, and songs.
January 27, 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Northridge
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Joan. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.
January 27, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Westchester Teens! Want to have a voice in the library to make it a better place? Bring your friends and join the Westchester Teen Council....
January 27, 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Echo Park
Practice your reading in a group environment.  All adults welcome.
January 27, 5:00PM
Central Library
Come judge out chocolate cake bake-off contest.
January 27, 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's...
January 27, 5:30PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional
Join us for special stories and crafts for the whole family.*We meet most Tuesdays*
January 27, 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....
January 27, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Wilmington
Come share a story with one of our STAR Volunteer Readers! Read with Ms. Darlene on three different days, and you get a FREE NEW BOOK to...
January 27, 6:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Join the chess (and other board games) club at Mid Valley! It will be open to all ages and skill levels. Arti Dutt will facilitate each...
January 27, 6:00PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
Need help with math?  Ms. Debbie will help you with your math questions.  Registration required, please sign up at the...
January 27, 6:00PM
Baldwin Hills
Musical Beginnings for Young Composers - a free course
January 27, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Junipero Serra
Welcome to a healthier 2015!  Learn how to make healthier eating choices and easy ways to stay fit.  Each participant will receive a bag of...
January 27, 6:30PM
Studio City
Join us on the last Tuesday of the month for the Studio City Mystery Book Club. The title says it all! Please call the branch for the title...
January 27, 6:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Join us as we discuss Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks. Copies held at the Circulation Desk.
January 27, 6:30PM to 7:45PM
Playa Vista
Our Mystery Book Club loves a surprise ending!  Join us for a fun filled evening.

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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...
January 08, 2015 to June 28, 2015, Central Library
History & Genealog Department
Rock genres collided in 1980s Los Angeles, creating a kaleidoscope of sounds unmatched by any other city for its variety.  The terrain of...

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