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August 21, 11:30AM to October 9, 12:30PM
Sun Valley
Are you interested in learning about e-mail, or getting an e-mail address?  Join us at the Sun Valley Library for a hands-on class in which...
internet class, learn internet, internet, computer comfort, computer skill, computer skills
August 21, 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Sylmar
Beginners are welcome to come to a free introduction to the Internet, most Thursdays at 12:30 pm.
August 21, 12:30PM to October 9, 1:00PM
Central Library
Join us for a free guided mindfulness meditation session. Each session will include opening comments, a guided meditation and/or silent...
August 21, 12:30PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Share your original writings and critique those of others. Give and receive feedback in order to sharpen your writing skills. Please bring...
August 21, 12:30PM
San Pedro Regional
August 21, 12:30PM to 4:00PM
Little Tokyo
LAPL has partnered with Community Health Councils and the American Heart Association to launch the Know your Digits!
Photo of a father and his son.
August 21, 12:30PM to 4:00PM
Little Tokyo
Free blood pressure screenings and information on the importance of preventing and managing hypertension. 
August 21, 12:45PM to 1:15PM
Mark Twain
This short, informal session is designed for general computer questions. A specific topic will be covered on each session, depending on...
August 21, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Echo Park
Aphasia is a language impairment, usually due to stroke, that affects individuals' ability to speak, understand speech, read, and write.
August 21, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway
Learn how to use LAPL's online catalog to locate books and other materials available at your library. Learn how to use search engines...
August 21, 1:00PM
Westwood
ESL (English as a Second Language) Class is for adult learners who would like to improve their English.
August 21, 1:30PM to June 24, 3:00PM
Jefferson
New computer users are given personal instruction ranging from the basics of logging on to e-mail and web surfing.  Clase de...
August 21, 1:30PM to 2:00PM
Mark Twain
Learn how to navigate the Craigslist job-search section, and contact potential employers. Requirement: You must have an existing email...
August 21, 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
An aftenoon happy reading or after our free summer lunch, along with craft making and art works.
August 21, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Angeles Mesa
New computer users are given personal instruction ranging from the basics of logging on to e-mail and web surfing. Clase de...
August 21, 2:00PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional
New and Classic Movies every Thursday in the Community Room. We've got popcorn too. Everyone Welcome!
August 21, 2:00PM to September 11, 5:00PM
Chinatown
Representative from Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Department of Public Social&nbs
August 21, 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 days and times*(818) 766-7185
August 21, 2:30PM
Washington Irving
The class features an introduction to Windows basics. Familiarity with keyboard and mouse and/or Computer Comfort class are highly...
August 21, 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Studio City
Bring your device and learn how to dowload FREE e-Media with your library card from the library to your tablet or e-Reader! No reservations...
August 21, 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-...
August 21, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Thursdays from 3-5, kids are invited to share books with STAR volunteer reader, Grandma Dorothy. Discover great stories and learn how you...
August 21, 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 21, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
John Muir
Come share a story with Ms. JoAnn.
August 21, 3:30PM to June 18, 5:30PM
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 21, 3:30PM to September 11, 5:30PM
Robertson
Enthusiastic volunteers will read stories to children.  In turn, children may practice their reading skills with our wonderful...
August 21, 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 21, 3:30PM to December 16, 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 21, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Jefferson
Free knitting and crocheting classes for beginners.  Ages 11 and up.  Bring size 10 knitting needles or size I/9 crochet hook and...
August 21, 4:00PM to September 17, 6:00PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Need a place to use a computer to do your homework?  We have laptops and FREE printing available for students grades 2-12 in our...
tablet fun
August 21, 4:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Join us each week for a fun-filled hour playing with tablet computers. Each week will feature a different task for you to master as you...
August 21, 4:00PM to February 19, 5:00PM
Eagle Rock
August 21, 4:00PM to September 25, 4:30PM
Chinatown
Join us for an afternoon filled with stories and songs!
August 21, 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Sun Valley
The Los Angeles Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America (LAOIC) will be leading a "Computer Skills Boot Camp" in which attendees...
August 21, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader Thursdays from 4-5pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children...
August 21, 4:00PM
West Valley Regional
Join us for this storytime filled with stories, crafts, and more!
August 21, 4:00PM to September 11, 5:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Have you ever wanted to make your costumes glow? Can you imagine making your own talking stuffed animals? By adding conductive thread and a...
August 21, 4:00PM
Vermont Square
Teens come play our brand new board games! Snack provided!
August 21, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Cypress Park
Play Xbox games on the big screen. Feel free to bring your own games! Snacks will be provided. For more information, call 323-224-0039.
August 21, 4:00PM
John Muir
Come and join us, play card and board games in the community room with other teenagers.  For ages 11-17
August 21, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Edendale
Step in to the nice, cool library for an afternoon movie. Refreshments will be served! Please call the branch for movie title.
August 21, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Reading is so delicious! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft to take home, all about tasty things to eat! Enjoy some free snacks, too!
August 21, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Reading is so delicious! Join us for stories, songs, and a craft to take home, all about tasty things to eat! Enjoy some free snacks, too!
August 21, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Northridge
Rescheduled event. Join the children's librarian for some fun stories featuring tigers. Learn how to draw a tiger from a local artist.
August 21, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Encino - Tarzana
Buttons! Badges! Pins!Make some wearable art with our Button Making Machine!  Make your design or use pictures or found images to...
August 21, 4:00PM
Pico Union
Families and children, join us for fun stories, songs and crafts! Babies and children of all ages are welcome. 
August 21, 4:15PM to 5:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Come and join the Library Fun! With exciting stories, songs and fingerplays for all ages.
August 21, 4:15PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Join us for a weekly chess club. Learn from master chess player, Ben E. All levels welcome. Ages 6-15. Parents are welcome to stay!
Photo of a father and his son.
August 21, 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Benjamin Franklin
Free blood pressure screenings and information on the importance of preventing and managing hypertension. 
August 21, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Frances Howard Goldwyn - Hollywood Regional
  Come enjoy Irish love songs with Donal O'Sullivan.  
August 21, 6:00PM to November 20, 3:00PM
Fairfax
Support group meeting for individuals living with Multiple Sclerosis, their family and friends. We meet every 3rd Thursday at 6:00pm at the...
August 21, 6:00PM
San Pedro Regional
Call for specific titles.  Movies may be canceled if staff is not available.  Movies may occasionally start earlier than 6 PM to...
August 21, 6:00PM to September 18, 7:30PM
Robertson
English Conversation  ClassAttend this FREE class and begin speaking English!! Classes will be held in the first floor meeting room.
August 21, 6:00PM
Westwood
Practice your foreign language skills with others learning French. All levels welcome! 
August 21, 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Central Library
The Los Angeles Public Library is dusting off its 16mm projector for a special one-time screening with live musical accompaniment! 
August 21, 6:00PM to September 18, 8:00PM
Palms - Rancho Park
Free one-on-one counseling provided by business professional, Harry Williams to anyone operating a small business or thinking of starting...
August 21, 6:30PM to 7:45PM
Woodland Hills
The best way to read Shakespeare is aloud. Join educator/actor Richard MacPherson as he continues reading aloud Romeo and Juliet by William...
August 21, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Silver Lake
This one hour legal presentation is free and will address Wills, Power of Attorney, Advanc Health Care Directive, Social Security and...
August 21, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Studio City
You've worked hard all your life.  Maximize your benefits by coming to this seminar on Social Security at the Studio City Branch 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...
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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