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January 26, 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 26, 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 "ticket...
January 26, 10:00AM
Panorama City
Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by playtime. For children from birth to 5 years old and their parents or caregivers.
January 26, 10:00AM to March 9, 11:30AM
Palms - Rancho Park
Program for babies ages 0-18+ months and their caregivers.  Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and a whole lot of fun! 
January 26, 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...
January 26, 10:15AM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Kim Scott teaches healing hatha vinyasa yoga designed to empower, nourish & balance the body, mind, heart & soul. This practice...
January 26, 10:30AM
Wilmington
Parents and preschoolers, please join us as we share songs and stories, and talk about how you can help your children gain the early...
January 26, 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...
January 26, 11:00AM to March 16, 1:00PM
Chinatown
Join us for Arts and Crafts.  Get creative with recycled materials and more.
January 26, 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Benjamin Franklin
January 26, 11:30AM to March 16, 1:30PM
Cahuenga
Come and hear wonderful stories from Carlyn and earn a FREE book from her.  For 3 years to 11 years.
January 26, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Sunland - Tujunga
Join the Sunland-Tujunga Book Club in reading Just Kids by Patti Smith.The legendary American artist, offers a never-before-seen glimpse of...
January 26, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Granada Hills
All ages are welcome to free yoga classes every Monday at 12pm. Classes will be led by teachers from the Valley Dahn Yoga Center. Bring...
January 26, 1:00PM to 6:00PM
Panorama City
Representatives from Covered California will explain the health insurance options available to everyone through the Affordable Care Act,...
January 26, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Northridge
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Mrs. Kate. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.
January 26, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Come and read with Barbara S., our STAR volunteer reader. Enjoy some great stories, and learn how you can earn a free book!
January 26, 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
January 26, 2:30PM to January 29, 5:30PM
Lincoln Heights
Student Zone - Monday-Thursday, 2:30-5:30 p.m.
January 26, 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 26, 2:30PM
Washington Irving
Tutors will be available to meet one-on-one with adult students to answer questions about English spelling, pronunciation, writing and...
January 26, 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 26, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
Do you like to knit, crochet, or do other fiber arts? Come work on your projects here at the library!
January 26, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
January 26, 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Fairfax
For children of all ages. Join us on Mondays when our Storytelling and Reading (STAR) volunteer Kathy reads books aloud to children.
January 26, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
Come share a story with one of our STAR Volunteer Readers! Read with Ms. Judy on three different days, and you get a FREE NEW BOOK to take...
January 26, 3:15PM to 3:30PM
Sylmar
Teens ages 10-19: help us choose new books & CD's and cool events for the library! Join us on Mondays at 3:15 pm. to give us a piece of...
January 26, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Sylmar
Join us most Mondays from 3:30-4:30 pm. for free Wii Videogaming on the Big Screen, plus chess and board games.
For students of all ages
January 26, 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...
January 26, 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 26, 3:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader Mondays from 3:30-5. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children one...
January 26, 3:30PM
Edendale
Please join us for some arts and crafts for kids! All materials will be provided. Ages 2 and up.
January 26, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Northridge
Join the children's librarian for this special storytime for young children and parents.
January 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Teens, come & learn about art and create your own masterpieces with local artists from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). No...
January 26, 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...
January 26, 4:00PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Experts from Covered California will be at the library to help you...
January 26, 4:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Join us for a hand-on activity each Monday in January at 4 pm. Activities will include building with LEGOs, arts and crafts and other fun...
January 26, 4:00PM
Pacoima
Bring your imagination to the Build It Club, where we will have Lego® blocks to build and create masterpieces! See you all in the Children'...
January 26, 4:00PM to May 11, 6:00PM
Robertson
Enthusiastic volunteers will read stories to children.  In turn, children may practice their reading skills with our wonderful...
January 26, 4:00PM
John Muir
Join us every other Monday afternoon for Family Movie Monday.
January 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Palms - Rancho Park
Join the UCLA Astronomy Live Team for 2 hands-on super science workshops.  On Monday, January 26 learn about Meteorites.  On Friday,...
January 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Did you know you can check out digital books for free with your library card? Come to our e-media workshop to learn more about checking out...
January 26, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Fairfax
For children of all ages. Join us Mondays at 4:00p.m. when Morgan reads books aloud to children. First time participants will receive a...
Free pizza will be provided!
January 26, 4:30PM
West Valley Regional
Enjoy some free PIZZA in the Meeting Room while you tell us what books/CDs/movies and live programs you’d like to have in...
January 26, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Learn how to use Los Angeles Public Library e-media on your tablet.
January 26, 5:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
January 26, 5:00PM to March 16, 9:00PM
Chinatown
Representatives from Asian Americans Advancing Justice will provide information and
January 26, 5:00PM
Panorama City
This class is led by Adult Literacy Program staff, and gives students an opportunity to practice their English skills in a small group....
January 26, 5:30PM
Edendale
Come take a journey through the stimulating world of science fiction as presented on film!The following films will be shown:1/26 Back to...
astronomy, star party, star parties, telescope, telescopes, sidewalk astronomers, Moon, planet, planets
January 26, 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Sylmar
The entire family is welcome to join the Sidewalk Astronomers as they show you the Moon and Planets through their large telescopes. If...
January 26, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Palisades
Applying to college can be a daunting process but not if you break it up into manageable steps. We're starting the process early for the...
January 26, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Wilmington
Studying for your Citizenship exam? We'll help you by going through as many of the 100 questions as we can in an hour!
January 26, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Palms - Rancho Park
This weekly class includes instruction on reading, grammar and pronunciation.
January 26, 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...
January 26, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Join us for an informational session where you will learn about:What Medicare isHow you qualifyThe difference between Part A and Part...
January 26, 7:00PM to 8:00PM
Central Library
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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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