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Events and Exhibits at the Los Angeles Public Library

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Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.
October 18, 2021 10:00 AM, Little Tokyo Branch Library
After picking out some great books, visit the reference desk for a Kids Takeout Kit* to enjoy a library program experience at home....
young person reading a book on the grass
Monday- Saturday, Malabar Branch Library
Kids are invited to play Book Bingo! Connect four squares on the card by reading books and be entered into a raffle to win a prize. For...
Black and white photo of hands hitting a drum.
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. (September 29 - November 3), Wilshire Branch Library
The Life Skills Drumming Program uses the power of rhythm as a way to release stress, increase creativity, and improve problem solving...
homework helper helping two young students
Mondays through Thursdays, 3 to 6 p.m., Canoga Park Branch Library
Trained LA-based Homework Helpers will assist K-12 students with school assignments and help navigate the library's online student...
Girls who code
Mondays at 4 p.m., Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library
Calling all coders! Our Girls Who Code Club is for 3rd - 5th graders at all coding levels. Please try to attend all coding sessions.
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Teens in Discussion
Sundays at 4:00 p.m., Robertson Branch Library
Step up for your community and join Robertson's Teen Council. We discuss programs and how to use the library to support our fellow...
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black and white photo of 5 very engaged regular attendees at the Turnabout Theatre in the 1940s
June 07, 2021 to March 06, 2022, Central Library
Getty Gallery
For 20+ years, the Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of what has always been referred to as the “Turnabout Theatre...
photo of Los Angeles Venice canals dream up by Abbot Kinney, 1922
June 07, 2021 to January 16, 2022, Central Library
History & Genealogy Department
From the pueblo days of Zanja Madre to Mulholland’s aqueduct to Abbot Kinney’s canals, the history of Los Angeles and water is one of...
Detail. Historical and Recreational Map of Los Angeles
On display through February 6, 2022., Central Library
Annenberg Gallery
This exhibit presents a deeper look at the work of the great California-based artist and cartographer Joseph Jacinto Mora.

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