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November 25, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
November 25, 10:00AM to 11:15AM
Edendale
Families with children three and under are invited to join the children's librarian for a short program of stories, rhymes, and songs...
November 25, 10:30AM to 11:15AM
Northridge
Participate in the fun of storytime and experience the joys of early literacy activities with your baby or toddler. A short...
November 25, 12:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Nurture a love of reading and the library with a special storytime just for babies.  Ages 0-18 months.
November 25, 12:30PM
Washington Irving
Basic beginning quilting time to create a quilt to love and share. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please call 323-734-6303 if you...
November 25, 12:30PM to January 6, 2:00PM
Chinatown
Come and attend the free class to help you prepare for the citizenship test.
November 25, 1:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Bring your material to read (if you wish) and join us in extemporaneous writing exercises that will develop your writing skills. Both...
November 25, 1:30PM to 3:00PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
Extended computer use for job seekers.  Write or update your resume.  Get help with job applications online.  Check out our...
November 25, 1:30PM to January 20, 3:00PM
Robertson
Attend this FREE class to begin speaking English, or to improve your English skills! 
November 25, 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Little Tokyo
Practice your English conversational skills every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 pm.  Have fun talking about everyday matters and learn some...
November 25, 1:45PM to January 18, 4:45PM
Felipe de Neve
Books come alive for kids when they share the love of reading with STAR Library Volunteers.  All ages welcome.
November 25, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Silver Lake
Drop-in to the YA Section for an afternoon of crafting.We'll have supplies to make Shrunken Heads (Emperor Papatine!), Sugar...
November 25, 2:30PM to March 18, 7:30PM
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.
November 25, 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Studio City
Join Caroline for an hour of Feldenkrais. Feldenkrais is a gentle movement practice. No experience necessary. Bring your own mat.
November 25, 2:30PM to January 20, 3:30PM
Chinatown
Basic Chinese class for beginners. Come join us and have fun learning Mandarin.
November 25, 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...
November 25, 2:30PM to January 20, 3:30PM
Chinatown
Come and play Lego bricks and Mega Blocks with your friends!
November 25, 3:00PM to 5:15PM
Echo Park
Beginning computer class for English and Spanish speakers.  Class consists of vocabulary, proper mouse use, word processors, email, and more
November 25, 3:00PM to November 17, 3:00PM
Pico Union
Enjoy knitting and crocheting.  Learn how to knit on a loom! Experienced as well as novice knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Come join...
November 25, 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...
November 25, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Van Nuys
Play XBOX 360 games like Halo and Left 4 Dead on our big projection screen while you enjoy fresh popcorn. 
November 25, 3:00PM to 4:30PM
Lincoln Heights
Come read with our STAR Volunteer, Ms. Esther! Have fun reading books with her and ask her how you can earn a FREE book! For kids of all...
November 25, 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...
November 25, 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Silver Lake
Read or be read to with STAR volunteer Ms. Janine. Get a free book when you come three times!
November 25, 3:30PM to September 22, 6:30PM
Eagle Rock
During Student Zone hours, students in grades K-12 have access to: basic school supplies; laptops equipped with Internet access, basic word...
November 25, 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.  
November 25, 3:30PM to April 7, 7:30PM
Washington Irving
Elementary through high school students, come to StudentZone on Monday-Thursday to use our computers and databases for doing homework and...
November 25, 3:30PM to March 22, 7:30PM
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?...
November 25, 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Pico Union
Kids and Teens--Come to Student Zone to ge
November 25, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with the Mad Scientist! Foggy dry ice storms, Eggbert the Egg, and even a special...
November 25, 3:30PM to 5:00PM
Robertson
Learn to knit & crochet, practice your skills with others who love the craft, and get tips on projects!
November 25, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Children and parents please join Ms. Shirley for an afternoon of Thanksgiving arts and crafts! 
November 25, 3:45PM to 4:45PM
Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library
Play games, make new friends and learn about upcoming programs.
November 25, 4:00PM
Mark Twain
School age children and Teens - Join us in the meeting for board and card games, including chess, Connect Four, puzzles, Lego and more...
November 25, 4:00PM
Panorama City
Weekly films for teens and adults.  Call the library for this week's selection.
November 25, 4:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Join us to play XBOX 360 games and traditional board games. Make new friends and learn more about how to participate in your library. For...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Playa Vista
"Computer Programming jobs are growing at 2x the national average." --Code.org.  Ages 12-18 are welcome to join the Playa Vista Code Club...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
Enjoy playing video games while munching on free chips and cookies.  A fun time for everyone.
November 25, 4:00PM
San Pedro Regional
A sapce for teens to hang out with friends to play board games and x-box.
November 25, 4:00PM to 4:30PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Come to this brief training, where you will be introduced to the tasks and requirements of the teen volunteer program.For High School...
November 25, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
Adult Literacy Writing:Improve basic writing and reading comprehension skills.Review grammar and punctuation.Questions? Call Beverly at 213...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights
Come and join us for some fun time in learning the basic Chinese language (oral Mandarin and simplified Chinese characters). This class is...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Encino - Tarzana
Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories and songs and sing alongs about Thanksgiving! Co-sponsored by the Friends of the...
November 25, 4:00PM
Central Library
Make a quick 15-minute craft as a gift
November 25, 4:00PM
John Muir
Join us every other Tuesday for Family Storytime. Our librarians will introduce you to the wonderful world of stories and books, with read-...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Alma Reaves Woods - Watts
Make a totem pole using supplies that will be provided. You may choose an animal drawing to help decorate your craft. Learn about Native...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Vermont Square
Join us for the 2nd annual "Read to Succeed" Youth Literacy Event & Book Fair, presented by Foster & Banks Walk in Faith Foundation...
November 25, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Join us for some awesome arts and crafts! All materials will be provided.
November 25, 4:00PM
Baldwin Hills
Our monthy movie for Kids of all ages is the recent Disney feature starring Angelina Jolie telling the true story of the bad fairy in...
November 25, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Westchester Teens! Want to have a voice in the library to make it a better place? Bring your friends and join the Westchester Teen Council....
November 25, 4:30PM
Van Nuys
Join us after school for a fun arts and crafts activity for kids and their care givers and let your creativity flow. Subject to change...
November 25, 4:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Come play some games, learn a craft & hang out with other teens.  All programs are for those in grades 6th-12th only. Snacks...
November 25, 5:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Come enjoy Storytime on Tuesdays at Durant. Every Tuesday. 5pm. Ages 3 to 6. (But kids of all ages are welcome!)
November 25, 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Echo Park
Practice your reading in a group environment.  All adults welcome.
November 25, 5:00PM to 7:30PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Este curso de 12-semanas es GRATIS y para los familiares quien hablan Español y tienen un ser querido o amigo a quien ha sido diagnosticado...
November 25, 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Sun Valley
Join us for an evening of knitting and casual conversation, as the Sun Valley Knitting Group gathers to knit, crochet, and share ideas....
November 25, 6:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Join the chess (and other board games) club at Mid Valley! It will be open to all ages and skill levels. Arti Dutt will facilitate each...
November 25, 6:00PM
Westwood
Come share your poems! Hosted by Wyatt Underwood. 
November 25, 6:30PM
Studio City
Join us on the last Tuesday of the month for the Studio City Mystery Book Club. The title says it all! Please call the branch for the title...
November 25, 6:30PM to December 18, 7:00PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Attend free citizenship classes in Korean to prepare for the citizenship test. These classes are offered by APALC (Asian Pacific...
November 25, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Sherman Oaks Martin Pollard
Join certified Yoga instructor Rena for an introductory class in Hatha Yoga. Call (818) 205-9716 for more information.

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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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