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December 20, 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...
December 20, 9:30AM to 12:00PM
Central Library
Featuring materials from four Central Library Support Groups. Hundreds of bargain books, LPs, videos and more!
December 20, 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Echo Park
Improve your conversation skills in a safe and friendly environment, make new friends, relax, and have fun.  All adults are welcome.
December 20, 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Central Library
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers. Come share a story with Debra! Subject to change...
December 20, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun Valley
Representatives from Covered California will explain the medical insurance options available through the Affordable Care Act, and assist...
December 20, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Wilmington
Computer Comfort includes: how to use the mouse, how to search the web, how to get an email address and use it, and how to use Wordpad. No...
December 20, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Mark Twain
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 10 am and 2 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Mar Vista
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 10 am and 2 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Mid-Valley Regional
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 10 am and 2 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Pacoima
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 10 am and 4 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Pio Pico - Koreatown
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 10 am and 2 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 10:00AM
Edendale
Join other kids and families at the library to build with LEGO®. We provide the blocks, you bring your imagination! Ages 4 and up.
December 20, 10:30AM
Van Nuys
Saturday Preschool Storytime is perfect for three to five-year-olds. Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a coloring...
December 20, 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Wilmington
Come practice your English speaking skills in our weekly conversation class! No sign-up required, just stop by the Adult Literacy Room. For...
December 20, 10:30AM to February 7, 2:30PM
Eagle Rock
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Exam! Free Classes for Permanent Residents! ¡Prepárese para el examen de Ciudadanía de los EE.UU.!...
December 20, 10:30AM to 12:30PM
Westwood
Learn to improve your eyesight by completely natural means.
December 20, 11:00AM to November 21, 11:30AM
Little Tokyo
Children, parents, and caregivers, join us for our fun and lively Japanese storytime.  Listen to exciting and entertaining stories...
December 20, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
Echo Park
Knit, crochet, and converse in an informal setting.  Bring your own yarn and needles.
December 20, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Wilshire
Container Gardening has come to the Wilshire Library. Come join us every Saturday to learn about gardening and growing (and at the end, you...
December 20, 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Van Nuys
Join us for family art workshops! Make and learn about art. Workshops are led by teaching artists from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
December 20, 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Lake View Terrace
Lake View Terrace Friends Library Book Sale featuring paperbacks, hardcovers, CDs, videos, DVD's etc., all at great prices. 
December 20, 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 11 am and 3 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
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December 20, 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Sylmar
Yoga is a fun way to reduce stress and get in shape: learn how easy it is at a free beginner's workout. Geared for tweens, teens &...
December 20, 11:30AM to 2:30PM
El Sereno
Learn to crochet, follow written crochet directions, learn new stitches and make some new friends.  Knitters also welcome. (Potluck-...
December 20, 11:30AM to March 14, 2:30PM
Cahuenga
Come and hear wonderful stories from Naomi! For 3 years to 11 years.
December 20, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Valley Plaza
Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet? Check out our knitting and crochet club. All ages and skill levels are welcome and...
December 20, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial
Drop in to read with our volunteer STAR Reader Saturdays from 12-2 pm. Our reader presents the fun of storytelling and reading to children...
December 20, 12:00PM to 4:00PM
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...
Saturday is Library Day for Covered California
December 20, 12:00PM to February 7, 4:00PM
West Valley Regional
For you and your family: Certified staff will be at the library to sign you up for Covered Caifornia health insurance.  ...
December 20, 12:00PM to 4:00PM
Cahuenga
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 12 pm to 4 pm, experts on Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
We will have a Certified Enrollment Counselor available to assist you with the Covered California enrollment process and answer any...
December 20, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Harbor City - Harbor Gateway
Join our Knitting and Crochet Club. We meet every Saturday.
December 20, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Silver Lake
Join us for a discussion of Orlando by Virginia Woolf. Pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk. New members always...
December 20, 1:00PM
Will & Ariel Durant
The Friends of the Durant Library put on a show-stopper of a book sale every month! The book sale fills the community room. Come by for...
December 20, 1:00PM
Washington Irving
Free Adult Class offered by the Adult Literacy Services
December 20, 1:00PM
Cypress Park
Certified enrollment counselors from Arroyo Vista Health Center will be here to help patrons enroll in Covered California health insurance...
December 20, 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Central Library
Our film screening and discussion series, “MADE IN L.A.,” featuring motion pictures both made and set in Los Angeles, continues with Billy...
December 20, 1:00PM
Los Feliz
Celebrating the films of John Mills starring with a very young Hayley Mills in a film of mystery & suspense. We provide the popcorn,...
December 20, 1:00PM
Central Library
Build a wreath or swag with perennial herbs to share with you
December 20, 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Northridge
Actor Arnold Weiss performs a one-act play by actor, playwright, and great raconteur of stories, Bill Derringer.
December 20, 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Westchester - Loyola Village
Do you need more information or assistance in applying for healthcare? Between 1pm and 5pm, experts from Covered California will be at the...
December 20, 1:00PM
Pico Union
Kids and Teens, come create holiday greeting cards with Ms. Quan, our L.A. County Museum of Art instructor! All materials are free.
December 20, 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Westwood
Members of Theatre Forty will read from some funny, poignant, and thought provoking holiday literature. The readers are Daniel Leslie,...
December 20, 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Arroyo Seco Regional
Need help figuring out your Covered California options? Specialists from the Community Health Alliance of Pasadena will be available to...
December 20, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Little Tokyo
Join us for a fun afternoon centering on tea and kimono fashion, and enjoy a FREE complimentary snacks!  From 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm...
December 20, 1:00PM
Junipero Serra
Come and read with our STAR volunteer reader, Ms. K.  Kids that share books with her on three occasions get to take home a book of...
December 20, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Panorama City
Express your creativity and show off your engineering skills by building with our 
December 20, 2:00PM to 4:30PM
Silver Lake
Turn your memories into vivid writing for inner exploration, to preserve family history or to prepare for publication.  Try your hand...
December 20, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Sunland - Tujunga
Audiences will learn how to make their own juggling balls, how to juggle, and how to execute simple acrobatics. Or, you can just watch and...
December 20, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Central Library
Share winter holiday stories, songs, and silliness with singer/storyteller Ken Frawley! 
December 20, 2:00PM
Chinatown
December 20, 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Atwater Village
Calling all teens to volunteer and earn community service hours for school.
December 20, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Edendale
Join the Edendale Library Friends Society for a used book sale on a special day! Stock up on inexpensive gifts for the holidays! All sales...
December 20, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Westwood
Chess expert Brian Glover introduces the classic game of strategy. All ages welcome. 

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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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