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October 20, 6:30AM
Los Feliz
Join Robert Dawson speaking on his new book "The Public Library: A Photographic Essay" on this special MONDAY night lecture.
October 20, 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Canoga Park
Grelia Vegas, a representative from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) will be here on Mondays to give you...
October 20, 10:00AM
Panorama City
Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by playtime. For babies and toddlers, ages 0-2, and their parents or caregivers
October 20, 10:00AM to November 11, 7:00PM
Robertson
Let's draw together! Create your own comic book at our branch this month. We have materials to get you started at the information desk, and...
October 20, 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...
October 20, 10:30AM to January 5, 11:00AM
Palms - Rancho Park
Rhymes, songs, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Recommended for infants up to approximately 18 months. Most activities will be...
October 20, 10:30AM to 11:30AM
Ascot
Stories, songs, and activities for kids ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
October 20, 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...
October 20, 11:00AM
Los Feliz
Calling all two to four year-olds, join us for Toddler Storytime!  We'll sing songs, read books, and make a small craft! 
October 20, 11:00AM
Panorama City
Stories, songs, and activities for kids age 3-5 and their caregivers.
October 20, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Sherman Oaks Martin Pollard
Learn how to perform basic searches on the Internet using the Google search engine.   Students should know how to use a Mouse....
October 20, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
BOOK A LIBRARIANWe’re here to help! There is a ton of information out there, but how do you get it?
October 20, 11:30AM to January 12, 12:30PM
Cahuenga
Come and hear wonderful stories from Carlyn!  For 3 years to 11 years.
October 20, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Granada Hills
All ages are welcome to free yoga classes every Monday at 11am. Classes will be led by teachers from the Valley Dahn Yoga Center. Bring...
Use our computers or bring your own laptop.
October 20, 1:00PM
Studio City
Need a little help figuring out something on the computer?  Want to know how to add an item to eBay or craigslist or a resume to your email...
October 20, 1:00PM
Vermont Square
It is not necessary to sign up in advance. Class will be canceled if nobody comes in the first 15 minutes. Bring your questions, and we...
October 20, 1:30PM
Fairfax
Computer Comfort classes will resume on a new day...Mondays beginning September 8; 1:30-2:30.  Reservations are not needed....
The Big Draw LA
October 20, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Frances Howard Goldwyn - Hollywood Regional
Decorate the front of the library with sidewalk chalk drawings of monsters from The Odyssey.
October 20, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Edendale
Please join us for this free computer class. We will cover using the Library's computers to search for websites and information online...
October 20, 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.
October 20, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Van Nuys
Learn how to e-mail and search the Internet. Some basic computer skills are required.
October 20, 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 20, 2:30PM to January 29, 5:30PM
Lincoln Heights
K-12 students can access laptops for homework. They can also receive homework help from STUDENT ZONE helper and volunteers. FREE prints for...
October 20, 2:30PM to February 10, 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 20, 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...
October 20, 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 20, 3:00PM to August 19, 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 20, 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...
October 20, 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 20, 3:00PM
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional
Students! (K-12 only)
October 20, 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 20, 3:00PM to 4:30PM
Playa Vista
This module helps participants understand the importance of saving money.  Describes savings and investment options, and lists ways to save...
October 20, 3:00PM
Fairfax
For children of all ages. Join us on Mondays when our wonderful STAR (storytelling and reading) volunteer Kathy reads books aloud to...
October 20, 3:00PM to 4:30PM
Playa Vista
This module helps participants understand the importance of saving money.  Describes savings and investment options, and lists ways to save...
October 20, 3:15PM to 3:30PM
Sylmar
Teens ages 10-19: let us know what books, music, movies and cool programs you would like us to have in the library -- join us on Mondays at...
October 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Sylmar
Join us most Mondays from 3:30-4:30 pm. for free DDR and Wii Videogaming on the Big Screen, plus chess and board games.
For students of all ages
October 20, 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...
October 20, 3:30PM to December 8, 4:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader, Mondays from 3:30-5pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children...
October 20, 3:30PM to February 14, 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 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Platt
Earn volunteer hours while helping your local library.  Come help us decide what books and CD’s we’ll be ordering for the library's teen...
October 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Join us for stories
October 20, 3:30PM
Edendale
Please join us for some arts and crafts for kids! All materials will be provided. Ages 2 and up.
October 20, 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...
October 20, 4:00PM to November 17, 5:00PM
Robertson
Enthusiastic volunteers will read stories to children.  In turn, children may practice their reading skills with our wonderful...
October 20, 4:00PM
Pacoima
Join us in the Children's area for Pacoima Branch Library's Lego Club. Come meet kids and collaborate on projects!
October 20, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Northridge
Join the children's librarian for this special storytime for young children and parents.
October 20, 4:00PM
John Muir
Join us every other Monday afternoon for Family Movie Monday.
October 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Alma Reaves Woods - Watts
To observe Manage Your Money Week, staff from Wells Fargo Bank will be here to discuss money management and investments. Adults are invited...
October 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Robertson
Each month we offer an exciting and hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art  & math) activity that inspires children to b
October 20, 4:00PM
Vermont Square
BANK ON ITAn introduction to Banking ServicesCurso Bancario BásicoMonday, Oct 20 at 4 pmSponsored by  Broadway Federal Bank
October 20, 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...
October 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Aprenda a comprar saludable y preparar comida deliciosa para su familia. Aprenda sobre los beneficios del programa Calfresh, para comprar al
October 20, 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Chinatown
Representatives from Asian Americans Advancing Justice will provide information and
October 20, 5:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
October 20, 5:30PM
Edendale
Please join us for films from the wild wild west! Our fall film series will feature classic westerns. Call the branch for movie title.
October 20, 5:30PM
Studio City
Miss Sarit leads a Hebrew Storytime with songs, books, and fun! Runs from 5:30-6:00.
October 20, 5:45PM to 8:00PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 is a documentary film about the black freedom struggle in the United States.
October 20, 6:00PM
Baldwin Hills
Stories for children of all ages and their grownups.
October 20, 6:00PM
Westwood
Alexa Almaz, formerly on the nominating committee for the 20th Annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards, teaches scene studies. Some recommended...
October 20, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Palms - Rancho Park
This weekly class includes instruction on reading, grammar and pronunciation.
October 20, 6:00PM
Woodland Hills
During this free, four-part workshop, participants will learn and practice writing techniques that will help them explain dramatic and...
October 20, 6:00PM to October 27, 6:15PM
Wilshire
New Parents: bring your infant or baby up to 2 years old for 15 minutes of fun! Listen to a quick story and hear a lullaby, check some...
October 20, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Canoga Park
Do you or someone you know have diabetes? There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed and prevented. Balancing the food you eat...
October 20, 6:00PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
October 20, 6:15PM
Silver Lake
Join us for free weekly mindfulness meditation sessions, led by mindfulness facilitator, Jennifer Howd.  Each session will include guided...
October 20, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Culinary Talk Series~ Cuisine in the Ancient World, Sumeria to the Fall of Rome
October 20, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Valley Plaza
Dr. Gary Stickel will present a recent discovery of a real-life "Da Vinci Code" that Homer imbedded in both The Iliad and The...
October 20, 6:30PM
Los Feliz
Join Robert Dawson speaking on his new book "The Public Library: A Photographic Essay" on this special MONDAY night lecture.

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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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