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September 22, 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Canoga Park
Grelia Vegas, a representative from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) will be here on Mondays to give you...
September 22, 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...
September 22, 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Silver Lake
Very short stories, songs, and rhymes for babies and toddlers. There are four sessions: 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30. Please get a colored "...
September 22, 10:00AM
Panorama City
Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by playtime. For babies and toddlers, ages 0-2, and their parents or caregivers
September 22, 10:15AM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Stories, songs and rhymes for babies up to 18 months and their caregivers. Storytime lasts about 20 minutes followed by 15 minutes free...
September 22, 10:30AM to 11:00AM
Palms - Rancho Park
Rhymes, songs, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for infants up to approximately 18 months. Most activities will be...
September 22, 11:00AM to 11:30AM
Central Library
Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by playtime. For babies and toddlers, ages 0-2. Reservations required for groups of five or more. Call...
September 22, 11:00AM
Los Feliz
Calling all two to four year-olds, join us for Toddler Storytime!  We'll sing songs, read books, and make a small craft! 
September 22, 11:00AM
It's never too late to be an ACTOR.....Join a fun and informative ACTING WORKSHOP.  Open to everyone, taught by a SAG franchised...
September 22, 11:00AM to October 20, 12:00PM
Join us for Arts and Crafts.  Get creative with recycled materials and more.
September 22, 11:00AM
Panorama City
Stories, songs, and activities for kids age 3-5 and their caregivers.
September 22, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Sherman Oaks Martin Pollard
Learn how to perform basic searches on the Internet using the Google search engine.   Students should know how to use a Mouse....
September 22, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
BOOK A LIBRARIANWe’re here to help! There is a ton of information out there, but how do you get it?
September 22, 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Benjamin Franklin
September 22, 11:30AM to November 17, 11:30AM
Come and hear wonderful stories from Carlyn and earn a FREE book.  For ages 3 to 11 years.
September 22, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Sunland - Tujunga
Join the Sunland-Tujunga Book Club in reading THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO by Junot Díaz. In this 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner, Díaz...
September 22, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Granada Hills
All ages are welcome to free yoga classes every Monday at 11am. Classes will be led by teachers from the Valley Dahn Yoga Center. Bring...
Use our computers or bring your own laptop.
September 22, 1:00PM
Studio City
Need a little help figuring out something on the computer?  Want to know how to add an item to eBay or craigslist or a resume to your email...
September 22, 1:00PM
Vermont Square
It is not necessary to sign up in advance. Class will be canceled if nobody comes in the first 15 minutes. Bring your questions, and we...
September 22, 1:30PM
Computer Comfort classes will resume on a new day...Mondays beginning September 8; 1:30-2:30.  Reservations are not needed....
September 22, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Please join us for this free word processing class. We will cover the basics of creating and formatting simple documents, as well as saving...
September 22, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Mrs. Kate. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.
September 22, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Van Nuys
Learn how to e-mail and search the Internet. Some basic computer skills are required.
September 22, 2:30PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers.*Call to confirm reading times (818) 766-7185
September 22, 2:30PM to January 1, 5:30PM
Lincoln Heights
K-12 students can access laptops for homework. They can also receive homework help from STUDENT ZONE helper and volunteers. FREE prints for...
September 22, 2:30PM to January 13, 5:30PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway
Sign in to Student Zone to print assignments FREE! Student Zone is available 2:30-5:30pm for assistance and support with homework.
September 22, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
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 22, 3:00PM to July 22, 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...
September 22, 3:00PM to December 18, 5:30PM
Lincoln Heights
Student Zone - Monday-Thursday, 3:00-5:30 p.m.
September 22, 3:00PM
Come and enjoy a free movie.
September 22, 3:00PM
Pico Union
Children are invited to read and tell fun stories with our specially trained STAR volunteer readers. Share the joy of reading and learn how...
September 22, 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:
September 22, 3:00PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional
Students! (K-12 only)
September 22, 3:00PM to 5:30PM
Angeles Mesa
A special space and resources, including Internet computers and tablets equipped with word processing, access to Web browsing and research...
September 22, 3:15PM to 3:30PM
Teens ages 10-19: let us know what books, music, movies and cool programs you would like us to have in the library -- join us on Mondays at...
September 22, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us most Mondays from 3:30-4:30 pm. for free DDR and Wii Videogaming on the Big Screen, plus chess and board games.
For students of all ages
September 22, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
West Valley Regional
Test your chess skills against our YA Librarian, Marc, and improve your play in endgames and openings! Chess sets will be provided, and...
September 22, 3:30PM to November 10, 4:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader, Mondays from 3:30-5pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children...
September 22, 3:30PM to January 17, 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?...
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September 22, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Silver Lake
Kids can read or be read to with STAR volunteer Cameron. Get a free book on your third visit. 
September 22, 4:00PM to October 20, 6:00PM
Enthusiastic volunteers will read stories to children.  In turn, children may practice their reading skills with our wonderful...
September 22, 4:00PM
Join us in the Children's area for Pacoima Branch Library's Lego Club. Come meet kids and collaborate on projects!
September 22, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Lincoln Heights
Practice basic English conversation skills with other learners! Free and no advanced registration required. Class meets in our Community...
September 22, 4:00PM
John Muir
Join us every other Monday afternoon for Family Movie Monday.
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September 22, 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...
September 22, 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Representatives from Asian Americans Advancing Justice will provide information and
September 22, 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Baldwin Hills
Borrowing Basics: Credit Come to this interactive workshop which will introduce you to the world of credit, including: What is credit?...
September 22, 5:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
September 22, 5:30PM
Please join us for films from the wild wild west! Our fall film series will feature classic westerns. Call the branch for movie title.
September 22, 6:00PM
Baldwin Hills
Stories for children of all ages and their grownups.
September 22, 6:00PM
Alexa Almaz, formerly on the nominating committee for the 20th Annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards, teaches scene studies.
September 22, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Author Henrietta Mosley discusses the fascinating stories of the men, women and children who lived and worked in the...
September 22, 6:00PM to 6:15PM
New Parents: bring your infant or baby up to 2 years old for 15 minutes of fun! Listen to a quick story and hear a lullaby, check some...
September 22, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Palms - Rancho Park
This weekly class includes instruction on reading, grammar and pronunciation.
September 22, 6:30PM
Silver Lake
Join us for free weekly mindfulness mediation sessions, led by mindfulness facilitator, Jennifer Howd.  Each session will include guided...
September 22, 6:30PM
Panorama City
Start your week off right with the basics of yoga for beginners.  Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or large towel and a...

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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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