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August 20, 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.
August 20, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Encino - Tarzana
Children and their families are invited to enjoy stories and crafts with the children's librarian.
August 20, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Sunland - Tujunga
August 20, 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.
August 20, 10:15AM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Bring a mat and get ready to breathe!  All levels welcome.
August 20, 10:30AM
Los Feliz
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and play! Ages 0-2.
August 20, 10:30AM
Porter Ranch
Come join us for stories, songs, and crafts in this storytime for kids ages 0-5.
August 20, 10:30AM
Little Tokyo
Children, parents, and caregivers, join us for our preschool storytime filled with songs, fingerplays, and stories!  This program is...
August 20, 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...
August 20, 11:00AM
Memorial
Babies & Books @ Memorial Library!
August 20, 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...
August 20, 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.
August 20, 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.
August 20, 11:00AM
Westwood
Stories, songs, and stretches. Babies and toddlers are welcome!
August 20, 11:00AM
Valley Plaza
Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes. Perfect for babies and toddlers ages 2 months to 3 years.  
August 20, 11:00AM
Mar Vista
Toddlers and preschoolers can join us for a fun storytime full of rhymes, fingerplays and picture books!
August 20, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Wilmington
We will be discussing Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. All are welcome.
August 20, 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...
August 20, 11:30AM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Nuture a love of the library and reading with stories, songs and playtime!  Ages 18 months-3 years.
August 20, 11:30AM to November 12, 10:30AM
Pacoima
Join our our Wednesday Tot's story time.  Tots from 2 years to 4 years and their parents are invited for stories, songs,...
August 20, 12:00PM
Memorial
Enjoy a fun afternoon of games.  Play Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Checkers, Bridge…or bring your  own game!
August 20, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Central Library
Bring your latest project and your lunch, and join us for an informal knitting and crochet get-together.
August 20, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Northridge
August 20, 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...
August 20, 12:30PM to 1:30PM
West Valley Regional
Join us for a one hour beginning class on Internet searching. 
August 20, 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Atwater Village
Beginning, hands-on training on our computers. Reservation advised: call 323-664-1353.
August 20, 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Encino - Tarzana
Board meeting of the Friends of the Library. All are welcome. Friends Group business, library events, and other news is discussed.
August 20, 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Granada Hills
Librarian-led book discussion of Where or When by Anita Shreve.
August 20, 1:45PM
Pico Union
Kids, come share the fun of reading and storytelling with our STAR Library volunteers! Have fun and earn reading time on your Summer...
August 20, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Panorama City
Learn the basics of e-mail, Internet, and word processing in a series of free computer classes.
August 20, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Junipero Serra
Learn to make fun and easy online gamesusing Scratch!
August 20, 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.
August 20, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Join the Edendale Library Friends Society for their weekly used book sale. All sales support the library.
August 20, 2:00PM to September 3, 5:00PM
Chinatown
Certified Enrollment Counselors will provide information and help you with Medi-Cal and Covered California enrollment.  
August 20, 3:00PM
San Pedro Regional
Carolyn's Crew is an all ages Crochet and Knitting club for kids, adults, and Seniors too!
August 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-...
August 20, 3:00PM
Washington Irving
Make your voice heard! Hang out and help pick out which books, music, movies and programs you want to have in your...
Photo of Meesh
August 20, 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.
August 20, 3:00PM to June 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...
August 20, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Wednesdays from 3-5, kids are invited to share books with STAR volunteer reader, Terri. Discover great stories and learn how you can earn a...
August 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...
August 20, 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...
August 20, 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...
August 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Atwater Village
August 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Mark Twain
Join us for children's storytime program 3:30-4:30 PM
Read Guitar Notes by Amato
Wednesdays August 6,13,20,27
Ascot
<p>The Ascot Teens are meeting in the Student Zone, Teen Reading Room to share favorite books, learn new crafts and talk about...
Read Guitar Notes by Amato
Wednesdays August 6,13,20,27
Ascot
The Ascot Teens are meeting in the Student Zone, Teen Reading Room to share favorite books, learn new crafts and talk about favorite books...
August 20, 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway
 
August 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.
August 20, 3:30PM to December 15, 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?...
Metro
August 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Find out about the Expo Line and how to get to your destination safely by foot, bike, and Metro.
August 20, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Will & Ariel Durant
Every month, the Anime Club at Durant Library meets to screen a film, talk manga, and generally geek out over Japanese culture. This is the...
August 20, 4:00PM to September 16, 6:00PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Need a place to use a computer to do your homework?  We have laptops and FREE printing available for students grades 2-12 in our...
August 20, 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...
August 20, 4:00PM
Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial
Join leaders from Makerspace "The Exploratory"www.theexploratory.com to build with wood and other materials.
August 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Studio City
Learn the basics of CODING at the library! Sign up for a 4 - week class and learn how to CODE using HTML and CSS. Meets twice each week for...
August 20, 4:00PM
Central Library
Teens, learn to knit! Some supplies are offered. Knit sweaters for penguins or hats for friends.
August 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Northridge
Come and meet our STAR volunteer reader Grandma Gail. Read stories together and learn how to earn a free book.
August 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Hyde Park Miriam Matthews Branch Library
Decorate your sushi (Rice Krispies Treats) using fruit roll-ups and candy fish.  Learn about the history of sushi.
August 20, 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Jefferson
Learn the basics of crocheting in this beginner’s workshop. Snacks and supplies will be provided, come mingle and meet some new...
August 20, 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Echo Park
Coding has never been so much fun!  Use the Scratch programming language to create your own video games and share them with others....
August 20, 4:00PM
Washington Irving
Enjoy an hour of board and card games. While you’re hanging out, help decide what books, movies, CDs, Anime, and Manga the library...
Photo of a father and his son.
August 20, 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Wilmington
Free blood pressure screenings and information on the importance of preventing and managing hypertension. 
August 20, 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!
August 20, 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...
August 20, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Alma Reaves Woods - Watts
Free Beginning English Conversation Class.
August 20, 6:00PM
Westwood
Don't miss our panel of mystery writers! Melodie Johnson Howe, Robert S. Levinson, Michael Mallory, and Travis Richardson will discuss...
August 20, 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Robertson
Become a better writer! This class teaches basic writing skills for adults.
August 20, 6:30PM
Memorial
Learn the art of Sahaja Meditation and begin a journey of self-realization.  Every Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring a...
August 20, 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Granada Hills
Children’s Librarian Heather will tell stories about school and school activities to excite kids who are called back to school...
August 20, 6:30PM to 7:45PM
Playa Vista
Join us for this Anti-cancer Nutrition Workshop, offered by Lilly Padilla, Holistic Nutrition Chef and Certified Health Coach.  Find...

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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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