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January 28, 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 28, 10:00AM to March 18, 12:00PM
Sunland - Tujunga
January 28, 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Atwater Village
International Rescue Committe in association with Atwater Village library invites you to join us for free citizenship class.Learn...
January 28, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Encino - Tarzana
Enjoy entertaining stories and a fun craft with Children's Librarian Shokoufeh. 
January 28, 10:00AM
Vermont Square
Learn how to make healthier eating choices and easy ways to keep fit. Each participant will receive a bag of fruits and vegetables!...
January 28, 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...
January 28, 10:15AM
Fairfax
For ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays. There are two identical storytime...
January 28, 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...
January 28, 10:30AM to May 27, 1:00PM
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...
January 28, 10:30AM to 2:30PM
Panorama City
A representative from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) will be available to provide information and answer...
January 28, 10:30AM
Donald Bruce Kaufman - Brentwood
Every Wednesday, come for an interactive storytime experience, as we sing, play and read together! Storytime lasts about 30 minutes,...
January 28, 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. Two sessions...
January 28, 10:30AM to 11:00AM
Little Tokyo
Children, parents, and caregivers, join us for our preschool storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, and stories!  This program is...
January 28, 10:30AM
Porter Ranch
January 28, 10:45AM
Studio City
January 28, 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.
January 28, 11:00AM
Westwood
Stories, songs and stretches. Babies and Toddlers welcome!
January 28, 11:00AM
Fairfax
For ages 18 months to 3 years, accompanied by caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays.
January 28, 11:00AM to 8:00PM
Edendale
We will have a Certified Enrollment Counselor available to assist you with the Covered California enrollment process and answer any...
January 28, 11:00AM
Mar Vista
Toddlers and preschoolers can join us for a fun storytime full of rhymes, fingerplays and picture books!
January 28, 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Cahuenga
Low Income Families who need a computer are welcome to sign up to attend a three-hour boot camp at the Cahuenga Library offered by...
January 28, 11:00AM
Angeles Mesa
Presch
January 28, 11:00AM
Angeles Mesa
Presch
January 28, 11:30AM to March 11, 1:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Nuture a love of the library and reading with stories, songs and playtime!  Ages 18 months-3 years.
January 28, 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...
January 28, 11:30AM
Pacoima
Introducing our Wednesday Tots story time. Tots from 2 years to 4 years and their parents are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays,...
January 28, 12:00PM
Memorial
Enjoy a fun afternoon of games.  Play Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Checkers, Bridge…or bring your  own game!
January 28, 12:00PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Just getting started using computers? Come to a free introductory class. We'll start with the "mouse," learn basic search skills and keep...
January 28, 12:00PM to 12:30PM
Woodland Hills
Join our Children's Librarian and your friends as we read stories, do fingerplays, and sing songs!See you there on Wednesdays at Noon!
January 28, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Come and read with Barbara B., our STAR volunteer reader. Enjoy some great stories, and learn how you can earn a free book!
January 28, 12:15PM
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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January 28, 12:15PM to 1:00PM
Central Library
Downtown Los Angeles is filled with remarkable historical and contemporary architecture, but photographing these masterworks can prove...
January 28, 12:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Bring a mat & get ready to breathe. Open to all levels!.
January 28, 12:30PM to February 18, 1:30PM
West Valley Regional
Learn how to do research on the Internet every Wednesday in January. Become a confident navigator through cyberspace, learn effective...
January 28, 1:00PM
Westwood
ESL (English as a Second Language) Class is for adult learners who would like to improve their English.
January 28, 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Granada Hills
The Classics Book Club will be discussing Franz Kafka's The Trial.
January 28, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Join the Edendale Library Friends Society for their weekly used book sale. All sales support the library.
January 28, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
John Muir
Come share a story with Ms.
January 28, 2:00PM
Central Library
Hands-on training on creating a free email account via MyWay.  Leave the class with your own MyWay email account.  Familiarity...
January 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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...
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January 28, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Silver Lake
Kids can read or be read to with STAR volunteer Meesh. Get a free book on your third visit.
January 28, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
January 28, 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Fairfax
For children of all ages. Join us on Wednesdays when our Storytelling and Reading (STAR) volunteer Linda reads books aloud to children.
January 28, 3:00PM
Pico Union
Children are invited to read and tell fun stories with our STAR volunteer readers.
January 28, 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...
January 28, 3:30PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Attention: Classes will not be held on December 24th or December 31st.
January 28, 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 28, 3:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to...
January 28, 3:30PM to 6:00PM
Little Tokyo
FREE Math Tutoring is available by appointment only on Wednesdays from 3:30-6:00 pm with Mishima Sensei at the Little Tokyo Branch Library...
January 28, 4:00PM to July 8, 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Play Wii video games, board games (Sorry, Scrabble, Go, Uno, Pictionary, Clue, and more), and trading card games with other teens.
January 28, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Sylmar
Let your imagination run wild with thousands of LEGO® Bricks. Suitable for children 5 - 11 years.  LEGO® Bricks supplied. 
January 28, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Robert Louis Stevenson
Join us as we read our favorite stories. Everyone is invited!Hora de cuentos para niños pequeños. ¡Todos están invitados!
January 28, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Lincoln Heights
Join us for a fun-filled STEAM Storytime! Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math--come find out what we will be working on and...
January 28, 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 4pm and 7pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
January 28, 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Need help figuring out your Covered California options? Specialists from the Comprehensive Community Health Centers will be available to...
January 28, 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Wilmington
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 12 pm and 4 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
January 28, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Vermont Square
Kids and Teens! Join us every Wed. at 4pm to play ping pong and other games and activities! This week we will have a penguin...
January 28, 4:00PM
Central Library
Teens, learn to knit! Some supplies are offered. Knit sweaters for penguins or hats for friends.
January 28, 4:00PM
West Valley Regional
Presented by the Canoga Park/South Valley WorkSource Center.  Learn how they can help you find a job.
January 28, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
Join us for this exciting art workshop series, just for teens! Every month we'll explore a new art style or method, and make our own art...
January 28, 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!
January 28, 4:30PM to 7:00PM
Northridge
Certified Enrollment Counselors for Covered California will assist you in signing up for health insurance. This is a free service.
January 28, 4:45PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Certified Hypnotherapist Frances O'Brien will teach you how to clear your mental blockages and achieve your goals using guided imagery and...
January 28, 5:00PM to 6:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Learn healthy eating choices and easy ways to stay fit.
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January 28, 6:00PM to 7:45PM
Silver Lake
 Celebrate Astronomy!  The Sidewalk Astronomers will have telescopes set up so you can take an up-close look at the moon, planets...
January 28, 6:00PM to March 25, 8:30PM
Robertson
Attend this FREE class to become a better writer! This class teaches basic writing skills for adults. 
January 28, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
El Sereno
Practice basic English conversation skills with other learners! Free and no advanced registration required. Class meets in our Community...
January 28, 6:30PM
Cypress Park
Book club combines with movie screening and discussing. Participants will reas and watch pre-selected novels/short stories made into films...
January 28, 6:30PM
Edendale
Meet authors Michael Locke and Vincent Brooke as they discuss their book Silver Lake Chronicles: Exploring an Urban Oasis in Los...
January 28, 7:15PM to 9:00PM
Central Library
Larry Siems and Nancy Hollander In conversation with Erwin Chemerinsky, Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Irvine

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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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