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February 28, 9:30AM to 3:30PM
Mar Vista Branch Library
Join us for our book sale where you can get some good books for great prices, and help out your local library while doing so!
February 28, 10:00AM to February 22, 12:00PM
Memorial Branch Library
Come spin a yarn with the Memorial Library Knitting Circle. All skill levels welcome to join in and spend a pleasant Saturday morning with...
February 28, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Baldwin Hills Branch Library
Support the Baldwin Hills Library by stopping by the Friends' monthly book sale! Used books and other materials at prices that can't be...
February 28, 10:00AM
Edendale Branch Library
Join other kids and families at the library to build with LEGO®. We provide the blocks, you bring your imagination! Ages 4 and up.
February 28, 10:00AM
Sun Valley Branch Library
Get ready for the SAT with this FREE Preparation Series! Take a practice exam, go to separate follow up sessions for the three sections:...
February 28, 10:00AM
Westchester - Loyola Village Branch Library
Get ready for the SAT with this FREE Preparation Series!
February 28, 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Central Library
Throughout Los Angeles, people just like you are proving you can start small and thing big. Los Angeles Savers are setting financial goals...
February 28, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Studio City Branch Library
The Friends of the Studio City Library have an amazing sale on the last Saturday of the month from 10 am until 2 pm.  There are new and old...
February 28, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Studio City Branch Library
Support the work of the library by filling your bookshelves with treasures from the monthly Friends of Studio City Library booksale! Books...
February 28, 10:00AM to 3:00PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library
Free assistance with filing your Federal and State income taxes. No appointment is necessary. First come, first serve. Please bring a photo...
February 28, 10:00AM to 2:15PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway Branch Library
How will you score? Find out by taking a full-length practice SAT given under the same testing conditions as the actual exams.
February 28, 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Central Library
Come share stories and more with Debra! Subject to change without notice.
February 28, 10:00AM
Fairfax Branch Library
Ages 3 and up. Please bring a yoga mat. Class will incorporate story, song, games, and movement. Instructor Morgan McOwen is a certified...
February 28, 10:30AM
Van Nuys Branch Library
Saturday Preschool Storytime is perfect for three to five-year-olds. Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes. Older siblings also...
February 28, 10:30AM to 12:30PM
Edendale Branch Library
Please join the Edendale Branch Library and El Centro Del Pueblo for this free class. We will cover applying for citizenship and passing...
February 28, 10:30AM
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
La biblioteca presenta una serie de 10 clases que le preparen para su entrevista y exámen de ciudadanía. Las clases serán en inglés.
February 28, 10:30AM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
This highly interactive "Fire & Ice" show includes fascinating chemical reaction demonstrations with air pressure, fire, bubbling...
February 28, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Echo Park Branch Library
Knit, crochet, and converse in an informal setting.  Bring your own yarn and needles.
February 28, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Central Library
Learn from an experienced researcher!  Charlotte Bocage has conducted family research in archives and libraries across the country for over...
February 28, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Westwood Branch Library
Join us as we discuss Guilt by Jonathan Kellerman
February 28, 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Cahuenga Branch Library
February 28, 11:00AM to March 14, 12:00PM
Cypress Park Branch Library
Please make an advanced appointment with Reference Desk to schedule the Computer Classes. Learn the basics of internet, email, keyboarding...
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February 28, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Sylmar Branch Library
Yoga is a fun way to reduce stress and get in shape: learn how easy it is at a free beginner's workout. Geared for tweens, teens &...
February 28, 11:30AM to April 25, 1:30PM
Cahuenga Branch Library
Come and hear wonderful stories from Naomi and earn a FREE book from her.  For 3 years to 11 years.
February 28, 11:30AM to 2:30PM
El Sereno Branch Library
Learn to follow written crochet instuctions, new stitch patterns and make new friends. Knitters also welcome.
February 28, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
San Pedro Regional Library
Kids are invited to come and practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a BARK therapy dog.  Participation is limited by dog...
February 28, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Encino - Tarzana Branch Library
A workshop to teach you how to maximize your benefits.
February 28, 12:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader Saturdays from 12-2 pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children...
February 28, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional Library
Come and read with Linda, our STAR volunteer reader. Enjoy some great stories, and learn how you can earn a free book!
February 28, 12:00PM to April 11, 2:00PM
Cypress Park Branch Library
Become a star reader and learn to read with one of our STAR volunteers!
February 28, 12:00PM to 4:30PM
Echo Park Branch Library
In celebration of African American Heritage Month we are pleased to show a double feature of family films:  "The Princess and the Frog...
February 28, 12:00PM
Baldwin Hills Branch Library
Celebrate African American Heritage Month at Baldwin Hills with highlights from our African American Collection. Each week we will...
February 28, 12:30PM
Central Library
Princeton Review shares tips for taking standardized tests: SAT, ACT, PSAT etc.
February 28, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway Branch Library
Join our Knitting and Crochet Club. We meet every Saturday.
February 28, 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library
This free class is for anyone who wants to improve his or her spoken English. Improve your pronunciation, increase your comprehension,...
February 28, 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Atwater Village Branch Library
All ages and levels welcome. Bring your own boards. For more information please call 323-664-1353.
February 28, 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Little Tokyo Branch Library
Used books and other materials at great prices. Sponsored by the Friends of Little Tokyo Branch Library. Call (213) 612-0525.
February 28, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Central Library
PROTECTING YOUR GREAT IDEAS : Intellectual Property for Small Business, Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Non Profits, and Innovators.
February 28, 1:00PM
Vermont Square Branch Library
We will hold a screening of
February 28, 1:00PM
Junipero Serra Branch Library
Come and read with our STAR volunteer reader, Ms. K.  Kids that share books with her on three occasions get to take home a book of...
February 28, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Northridge Branch Library
A dramatic performance by actor Arnold Weiss.  Written by Mark Weston.
February 28, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Van Nuys Branch Library
Join Tina for a story or two. Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers. Subject to change...
February 28, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional Library
Enjoy a concert in the library performed by a string quartet from the UCLA School of Music. 
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February 28, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Playa Vista Branch Library
Mark Wenzel, famous for his comic performances while resident mime at Disneyland and Sea World, brings to life the theatre of mime.  His...
February 28, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Central Library
Join CHAZZ and Teresa for an exciting, interactive program with traditional African dance and rhythm and authentic djembe drums! 
February 28, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
You're invited to join the Community Sewing Circles at the library! Learn basic sewing and costume design techniques, meet new people, and...
February 28, 2:00PM to May 2, 5:00PM
Alma Reaves Woods - Watts Branch Library
Your Path to U.S. Citizenship - Attend a 10-week program, all classes are free.
February 28, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Encino - Tarzana Branch Library
Open mic poetry at the Library. All are invited to participate. Read a classic poem or your own composition. Each presenter will have six...
February 28, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Lincoln Heights Branch Library
Come join us for an afternoon of fun! Meet new friends, check out some books, and use your imagination to create something amazing with our...
February 28, 2:00PM
Pacoima Branch Library
Join us at the library for a very special Engineer Week Program sponsored by DIY Girl's Open Lab and UCLA. There will be fun, hands-on...
February 28, 2:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional Library
Our STAR reader, Miss Alice, shares the joy of reading and storytelling with children on Saturdays at 2pm. Earn a free book to keep after 3...
February 28, 2:00PM
Edendale Branch Library
Learn to research your genealogy with Ancestry Library Edition!
February 28, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Lincoln Heights Branch Library
Join us for a special Storytime program, which inclueds storytelling, music, and arts! Listen to stories about animals and work on a...
February 28, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial Branch Library
Improve speaking, listening, and vocabulary skills.  If you have any questions, please call Beverly, the Literacy Coordinator, at 213-...
arroyo book club
February 28, 3:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional Library
Join us for a lively book discussion. Call 323-255-0537 for details.
February 28, 3:00PM
Westwood Branch Library
Learn to improve your eyesight by completely natural means.
February 28, 3:30PM to 5:00PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway Branch Library
Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle 
February 28, 3:30PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights Branch Library
Come read with our STAR Volunteer, Ms. Amanda! Have fun reading books with her and ask her how you can earn a FREE book! For kids of all...
February 28, 4:00PM to February 22, 5:30PM
Memorial Branch Library
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale is held every Saturday from 4-5:30 p.m.
February 28, 4:00PM
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
You're invited to join the Community Sewing Circles at the library!Learn basic sewing and costume design techniques, meet new people, and...
February 28, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library
Noho Book Club meets the fourth Saturday of every month. February's selection is "Brooklyn" by Colm Toibin. New members...
February 28, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Granada Hills Branch Library
Test Taking Strategies sponsored by Student Smart. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call 818-368-5687.

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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.
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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