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October 1, 10:00AM to 10:45AM
West Los Angeles Regional
Enjoy stories and songs with the children’s librarian.  Recommended for children 18 months to 3 years.
October 1, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Sunland - Tujunga
October 1, 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Echo Park
During the month of October we invite all library patrons to view and contribute to our Day of the Dead altar.  Photos,...
October 1, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Panorama City
A representative from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) will be available to provide information and answer...
October 1, 10:15AM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Join us Wednesday mornings for stories, songs, rhymes, and more! Storytimes last about 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes free playtime with...
October 1, 10:15AM
Fairfax
For ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. There are now two storytime sessions.
October 1, 10:30AM
Porter Ranch
Come join us for stories, songs, and crafts in this storytime for kids ages 0-5.
October 1, 10:30AM
Los Feliz
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play! Ages 0-2.
October 1, 10:30AM
Washington Irving
Join us for stories and songs!
October 1, 10:30AM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 4 and under. Have fun with your little one while practicing early literacy skills. Program...
October 1, 10:30AM
John C. Fremont
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement activities, and more with Ms. Megan, the Children's Librarian.The 10:30 and 11:00 Storytimes are the...
October 1, 10:30AM to November 12, 10:00AM
Chinatown
October 1, 10:30AM to 11:30AM
Benjamin Franklin
Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and dancing. Best for ages 18 months to 4 years old.Acompáñenos para cuentos, juegos con los dedos...
October 1, 10:30AM
Donald Bruce Kaufman - Brentwood
Every Wednesday, bring your child to a fun-filled, skill-building program, with rhymes, songs, movement, and books!  Suited for babies and...
October 1, 10:30AM to January 28, 11:00AM
Robertson
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and bounces that nurture early literacy skills. Storytime runs from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., with play...
October 1, 10:30AM to 11:30AM
Little Tokyo
Children, parents, and caregivers, please join us for our preschool storytime filled with stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays! This...
October 1, 10:30AM
San Pedro Regional
San Pedro Regional Branch Library has a weekly Preschool Storytime for Children 0-5 years old and their caregivers.  Join us Wednesday...
October 1, 10:30AM to November 19, 11:00AM
Palms - Rancho Park
Stories, songs, rhymes, and other activities for young children and their caregivers.  Recommended for children age 3 and younger....
October 1, 10:45AM
Vermont Square
Have you ever wondered how to cook healthy meals on a budget? Look no further! Join us every other Wednesday morning for a cooking class to...
October 1, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Studio City
Join Miss Wendy for stories, songs, fingerplays, and feltboard stories. For children ages 0-3 and their parents/caregivers. Storytime is...
October 1, 11:00AM to 11:30AM
Central Library
Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more for ages 2 - 5.  Reservations required for groups of five or more.  Call (213) 228-7250.
October 1, 11:00AM
Valley Plaza
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Perfect for babies and toddlers ages 2 months to 3 years.  
October 1, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
John Muir
Adults, whether you want practice using a mouse, or want to learn how to save a file using Google Drive, or if you want to learn how to...
October 1, 11:00AM
John C. Fremont
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement activities, and more with Ms. Megan, the Children's Librarian.The 10:30 and 11:00 Storytimes are the...
October 1, 11:00AM
Fairfax
For ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. There are now two storytime sessions.
October 1, 11:00AM
Angeles Mesa
October 1, 11:00AM to 11:30AM
Westwood
Stories, songs and stretches. Babies and Toddlers welcome!
October 1, 11:00AM
Mar Vista
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplay, and rhymes.
October 1, 11:30AM
Pacoima
Join our Wednesday Tot's story time!  Tots from 2 years to 4 years and their parents are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays,...
October 1, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Encino - Tarzana
Relax. Breathe. Stretch. Release tension and find peace of mind. Join this fun and relaxing class. Please bring a yoga mat. Recommended...
October 1, 12:00PM
Memorial
Enjoy a fun afternoon of games.  Play Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Checkers, Bridge…or bring your  own game!
October 1, 12:00PM
Woodland Hills
Join your friends and our Children's Librarian for stories, songs and fingerplays.
October 1, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Central Library
Bring your latest project and your lunch, and join us for an informal knitting and crafts get-together.
October 1, 12:00PM to January 7, 12:00PM
Fairfax
Featuring paperbacks, hardcovers, CDs, videos, DVDs, etc. all at great prices.
October 1, 12:15PM to 4:45PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Join us in the community room of the Durant Library for an informal English-language conversation group. Durant Library offers a low-key...
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October 1, 12:15PM to 1:00PM
Central Library
Art Meza was born and raised in Los Angeles.
October 1, 12:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Bring a mat & get ready to breathe. Open to all levels!.
October 1, 12:30PM
Central Library
Beginning, hands-on training on how to use the mouse and keyboard. No computer experience necessary.
October 1, 12:30PM to October 29, 1:30PM
West Valley Regional
Learn how to do research on the Internet every Wednesday in October. Become a confident navigator through cyberspace, learn effective...
October 1, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Encino - Tarzana
Presented by United Healthcare. Please join us for this free Medicare 101 educational workshop. This informative workshop is designed to...
October 1, 1:00PM
Washington Irving
Free Adult Class offered by the Adult Literacy Services
October 1, 1:00PM to 1:30PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Are you a caregiver for a loved one
October 1, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Encino - Tarzana
Presented by United Healthcare. Please join us for this free Medicare 101 educational workshop. This informative workshop is designed to...
October 1, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Wilmington
Come practice your English speaking skills in our weekly conversation class! No sign-up required, just stop by the Adult Literacy Room. For...
October 1, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Panorama City
Learn the basics of e-mail, Internet, and word processing in a series of free computer classes.
October 1, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Join the Edendale Library Friends Society for their weekly used book sale. All sales support the library.
October 1, 2:00PM to November 19, 4:00PM
Chinatown
The representative from Department of Public Social Services will provide information and help patrons with Covered California and...
October 1, 2:00PM to October 31, 4:00PM
Lake View Terrace
Write a letter or draw a colorful picture to send to our deployed troops, veterans, and new recruits. Tell our service members, past and...
October 1, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Northridge
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Lola Weny. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.
October 1, 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
October 1, 2:30PM to January 22, 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.
October 1, 2:30PM to October 15, 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...
October 1, 3:00PM
San Pedro Regional
Carolyn's Crew is an all ages Crochet and Knitting club for kids, adults, and Seniors too!
October 1, 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-...
October 1, 3:00PM to July 31, 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...
October 1, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader, Katherine, on Wednesdays from 3-5pm. Katherine presents the fun of storytelling and reading...
October 1, 3:00PM to February 11, 5:00PM
Washington Irving
Elementary through high school students, come to StudentZone on Monday-Thursday to use our computers and databases for doing homework and...
October 1, 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:
October 1, 3:00PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional
Students! (K-12 only)
October 1, 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...
October 1, 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...
October 1, 3:30PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Increase your Mind/Body Health with DAHN YOGA. Dahn Yoga can help you feel energetic, improve a great variety of health conditions, and...
October 1, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Mark Twain
Join us for children's storytime program 3:30-4:30 PM
October 1, 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.
October 1, 3:30PM to January 26, 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?...
October 1, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Watch anime, play trading cards, share fan art, and chat about your favorite manga with other otaku.
October 1, 4:00PM
Pico Union
Let's make the library a better place for teens!
Legos, Lego Club
October 1, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Sylmar
Let your imagination run wild with thousands of LEGOs. Suitable for children 5 - 11 years.  LEGOs supplied.
October 1, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Cypress Park
Join us for our monthly Bingo Club, where we play exciting rounds of Bingo for great prizes! Enjoy free refreshments. All are welcome! 
October 1, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
Get inspired by Frida Kahlo's retablo-style self portraits. We'll be tooling and painting on tin foil, then decorating around the...
October 1, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Vermont Square
Come celebrate Latino Heritage Month! Dancers in beautiful, authentic costumes present the proud traditions of the Aztec people through...
October 1, 4:00PM
Benjamin Franklin
Join us for a free movie screening and popcorn!
October 1, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Palms - Rancho Park
If you are a teen applying for college,  attend this seminar on how to write a great personal statement for your college application....
October 1, 4:00PM
Central Library
Teens, learn to knit! Some supplies are offered.
October 1, 4:00PM
Robert Louis Stevenson
Celebrate the beginning of Halloween month by decorating Sugar Skulls! This is an event for the whole family!
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October 1, 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...
October 1, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights
Join us for a fun-filled hour of stories, songs, and crafts! Stay afterwards to play with our toys, puppets and puzzles! For children ages...
October 1, 4:15PM to 5:15PM
Playa Vista
Join other students and learn from expert Ben Eubanks. Grades 1-6. We meet Wednesdays, beginners and advanced players welcome!
October 1, 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Free weekly class for those interested in meditation. You will learn basic principles and techniques of seated meditation, walking...
October 1, 6:00PM to 7:45PM
Central Library
Presented by the Pace Development Center, this program will provide an overview of credit, the impact of your credit score and the role of...
October 1, 6:00PM to October 15, 7:00PM
Robertson
Become a better writer! This class teaches basic writing skills for adults.
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October 1, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Playa Vista
Join us for a biographical film about the lives and performances of some extraordinary Latino musicians.
October 1, 6:00PM
Fairfax
Learn to improve your eyesight through completely natural means...Works great for adults and children.
October 1, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Silver Lake
Improve your reading aloud skills by reading a book to one of these cute pups! Dogs are patient and non-judgmental listeners who help kids...
October 1, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Silver Lake
 Join us for a book and stay to cook. Very simple stories and recipes for ages 5 and up. 
October 1, 7:00PM
Washington Irving
Make a difference and help out your local library: join the Friends of Washington Irving. Meetings are on the first Tuesdays of each month...

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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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