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November 20, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Sun Valley
Join us at the Sun Valley Library to learn about the Internet, how to navigate through it, and how to use it to access all kinds of...
November 20, 11:00AM
Central Library
internet class, learn internet, internet, computer comfort, computer skill, computer skills
November 20, 12:00PM
Sylmar
Beginners are welcome to come to a free introduction to the Internet, most Thursdays from 12 Noon until 1 pm.
November 20, 12:30PM to December 25, 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...
November 20, 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.
November 20, 1:00PM
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...
November 20, 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...
November 20, 1:00PM
Westwood
ESL (English as a Second Language) Class is for adult learners who would like to improve their English.
November 20, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Wilmington
Learn to express your thoughts in writing. We'll be focusing on sentence structure, paragraph organization and more! We meet in the...
November 20, 1:00PM to January 1, 2:00PM
Chinatown
Beginning, hands-on training on how to use the mouse, keyboard and other basic internet searching skills. No computer experience necessary...
November 20, 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Little Tokyo
Have fun learning Spanish from someone who grew up speaking Spanish and is bilingual.  This class will meet for six weeks and may...
November 20, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Join us as we welcome (WLAC) Writing Group Instructor, Mr.
November 20, 1:30PM to September 23, 4:00PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
New computer users are given personal instruction ranging from the basics of logging on to e-mail and web surfing.  Clase de...
November 20, 1:30PM to January 1, 3:00PM
Robertson
Attend this FREE class to become a better writer! This class teaches basic writing skills for adults. 
November 20, 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Angeles Mesa
New computer users are given personal instruction, ranging from the basics of logging on to setting up an email account and...
November 20, 2:00PM
Central Library
The class explains the concepts of the Internet, URLs, browsers, the World Wide Web and more.  Google is examined in detail. ...
November 20, 2:00PM
Fairfax
Learn the basics of Medicare from an expert who can simplify the concepts. Registration not required.
November 20, 2:00PM to January 1, 5:00PM
Chinatown
The representative from Department of Public Social Services will provide information and help patrons with Covered California and...
November 20, 2:00PM
Panorama City
Make your holiday table beautiful using repurposed books!  We will be making a type of origami flower called kusudama.  Join us!
November 20, 2:30PM
Washington Irving
Beginning, hands-on training on how to use the mouse and keyboard. No computer experience necessary.
November 20, 2:30PM to March 13, 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 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...
November 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-...
November 20, 3:00PM to December 11, 5:00PM
Robertson
Enthusiastic volunteers will read stories to children.  In turn, children may practice their reading skills with our wonderful...
November 20, 3:00PM to December 4, 4:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
November 20, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
John Muir
Come share a story with Ms. JoAnn.
November 20, 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Palms - Rancho Park
A discussion on Karl Marlantes' What It is Like to Go to War.
November 20, 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 20, 3:30PM to September 17, 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 20, 3:30PM to April 23, 7:00PM
Eagle Rock
Check for titles by calling branch.
November 20, 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 20, 3:30PM to March 17, 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 20, 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Pico Union
Kids and Teens--Come to Student Zone to ge
November 20, 3:30PM
Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library
Please join us for stories and songs.
November 20, 3:30PM
Robert Louis Stevenson
In celebration of Thanksgiving, make a scrapbook page of all the things you're thankful for.  All materials provided.  ...
November 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Tweens and teens come and join us for an afternoon of arts and crafts. 
November 20, 4:00PM to 4:45PM
Sylmar
Introduce your children to the wonderful world of stories! Come and join us for special stories and crafts. Please call 818-367-6102 for...
November 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Jefferson - Vassie D. Wright Memorial
Free knitting and crocheting classes for beginners.  Ages 11 and up.  Bring size 10 knitting needles or size I/9 crochet hook and...
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
Help the library choose books, CD’s, and DVD’s to add to
November 20, 4:00PM to May 21, 7:00PM
Eagle Rock
November 20, 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...
November 20, 4:00PM to January 8, 6:00PM
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...
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Benjamin Franklin
Family Storytime is open to all children and family members, join us for songs, fingerplays, rhymes, longer stories and a craft project. 
November 20, 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...
November 20, 4:00PM
Pico Union
Join Richard Wade for an interactive and fun presentation about how the dinosaurs lived and died.  Mr.
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Van Nuys
Join our team as we read 5,000 books by June 2015.  Share your books and get recommendations.  Free refreshments.
November 20, 4:00PM
John C. Fremont
Native legends come alive. Professional Native American storyteller Geri Keams uses her voice and her drum to weave stories into an...
November 20, 4:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Animated Toys. Using rubber bands, cardboard and wheels you can make toys and contraptions straight out of your imagination! (Ages:...
November 20, 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Upon completion, low-income families can purchase a refurbished computer desktop with the Los Angeles OIC for $149 plus tax. In order to...
November 20, 4:00PM
Fairfax
Space is limited; advance registration required. Hands-on workshop for children ages 6 and up.
November 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Sherman Oaks Martin Pollard
Join us for a FREE screening of "Maleficent".Watch the story of Sleeping Beauty unfold from the perspective of the evil(?) fairy...
November 20, 4:00PM
John Muir
Come and join us turn old books into a unique pumpkin for autumn.  We will create an orange pumpkin using an old book, paint, green...
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
 Come and celebrate International Game Day @ the Vernon library. Play fun video games and board games!  
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Wilmington
Please join us as we make a special kids holiday craft to celebrate Thanksgiving! For more information, please call the library at (310)...
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
The whole family is invited as we celebrate Thanksgiving with stories, songs and crafts!
November 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Junipero Serra
Are you comfortable using computer?  Want to refine Internet Search skills?  Do you want to learn how to nevigate Los Angeles Public...
November 20, 4:15PM to 5:00PM
West Los Angeles Regional
Come and join the Library Fun! With exciting stories, songs and fingerplays for all ages.
November 20, 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!
November 20, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Central Library
Book discussions, crafts, games, science, and much, much more, for Grades 4-6.  
November 20, 4:30PM
Studio City
Are your Pinterest boards are overflowing? Does your crafting to-do list grows longer and longer? Do you want some new creative projects to...
November 20, 4:30PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Luce Puppet Company presents the Splashy Sea Saga of Sailor Sam on Thursday, November 20 at 4:30 pm. Sail the Seven Seas with Sailor Sam...
November 20, 4:30PM to 5:30PM
Robertson
Help choose which books, movies, comics and music the library carries for teens, and learn what it takes to be a teen volunteer. 
November 20, 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Echo Park
Attend free citizenship classes to help you prepare for exams and file the right paperwork.  Don't miss this important opportunity.
November 20, 5:00PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway
Come join us for a latest DVD release movie in the multipurpose room.
November 20, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Granada Hills
Angelina Jolie stars in this recently released update of Disney's classic Snow White. Rated PG. Also screening Tuesday, Nov. 18 @ 2:30pm
November 20, 5:30PM
Cypress Park
ESL conversation classes-- Thursday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Practice your English with others. Improve your pronunciation,...
computer class
November 20, 6:30PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Come learn how to customize templates & use the Publisher program to create your own posters, flyers, cards, etc. Sign ups recommended.
November 20, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Westwood
Daniel Kiefer, Professor of English at the University of Redlands, will lead a discussion on the book by Karl Marlantes  What It's Like to...
November 20, 6:30PM
Los Feliz
Alan Hess returns to talk about "California as Muse: How Out-of-State Architects Get the Golden State Wrong".
November 20, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Robertson
English Conversation  Class
November 20, 6:30PM to December 13, 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...

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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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