Upcoming Events at Central Library
February 6, 2023 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
While your hands are busy crafting, let’s talk about books! New books, old books, beloved or hated books, all are welcome to discuss.
Every Monday 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Join us for a casual game of chess, all ages and skill levels welcome. Boards and pieces provided. No registration needed.
February 6, 2023 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Performance artist, comedian, activist, and local elected official Kristina Wong began sewing masks three days into the COVID-19 shutdown...
February 7, 2023 2:30 PM
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public...
February 7, 2023 4:00 PM
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...
February 7, 2023 4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
What is one of life's biggest ideas, and how does that idea impact our financial choices? Explore this topic during a basic introduction to...
February 7, 2023 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Join us for our monthly virtual film discussion as we discuss Daughters of the Dust. Julie Dash directed this seminal film about a South...
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Stories, songs, movement, and more for children aged 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. For more information, please contact children@lapl....
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Walk-in is available for any patrons who need help with Internet searches, filling out forms, English conversation, spelling &...
Wednesdays at 12 noon
Take some time for your creative pursuits with fellow art-makers in this virtual studio hour. Bring whatever creative project you're...
What We're Reading
How to take over the world : practical schemes and scientific solutions for the aspiring ...
Jacques Pépin: art of the chicken : a master chef's paintings, stories, and recipes of the humble
Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution
Wrong Place, Wrong Time
Agent Josephine : American beauty, French hero, British spy
We had a little real estate problem : the unheralded story of Native Americans in comedy
Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond
The Picture Bride
Darling Girl: A Novel of Peter Pan
Only a Monster
Acts of Violet
Recent Blog Posts from LAPL Blog
February 03, 2023
By Multilingual Collections, Librarian
Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo! Adultos... Continued
February 02, 2023
By Daryl M., Librarian
James Ramos (he/they) is a nonbinary, unapologetically dorky Minnesota native who now calls Arizona home. Weaned on a steady diet of science-fiction, comic books, and classic literature, James wrote... Continued
January 31, 2023
By Tina Lerno, Librarian
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz is a nationally renowned doctor, expert, speaker, and advocate for integrative women's health. And she's on a mission! She's exploring what it means to be a healthy woman in... Continued