Events and Exhibits at the Los Angeles Public Library

How to Bird book cover and storywalk drawing
Available for viewing Thursday through Sunday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Check out our new StoryWalk in partnership with the Audubon Center at Debs Park. Take an accessible self-directed nature walk and get...
Ceiling of the Central Library Rotunda.
Sundays at 2 p.m.
Take an hour-long tour through the Los Angeles Central Library. Your docent guide will share stories about the history, art, and...
globe chandelier located in the Central Library rotunda
Sundays at 3 p.m.
Take an hour-long tour through the Los Angeles Central Library. Your docent guide will share stories about the history, art, and...
Children clapping and listening to a story
Mondays at 10 a.m.
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers.
Woman reading to toddler
Mondays at 10 a.m.
Join us for stories and songs. This program is intended for children ages 0-3.
stacks of books and open book with eyeglasses resting on top
Mondays at 10 a.m.
Join us for a spirited and engaging discussion of the world's best short stories! All selections are from The Ecco Anthology of...
summer reading artwork of dancing, music and reading
Pickup June 10 - July 10, 2024 During Open Hours
Create your own dream catcher to celebrate Summer Reading and protect your dreams! 
Group of young kids sit on floor rugs listening to a story
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their toddlers to storytime with Children's Librarian Jennifer. Children can enjoy stories,...
Preschool age children listening to storytelling
Mondays, 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Please join us for stories, action rhymes, and songs presented by our Children's Librarian, Janice. This program is for children ages 2 - 5...
People Exercising in Chairs
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for Adult Seated Exercises in the Community Room. Meet a new friend and have some fun exercising.

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colorful cartoon of a city skyline with a park in the foreground
Explore the world, move your body, and read a story at the same time! StoryWalks® are a fun and innovative way to engage young readers and...
On the set of "The Woman Racket" at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Sir Jagjit Singh of India (in the center with moustache) is surrounded by a group of young starlets and chorus girls, including Sally Starr (standing, fourth from left), Ann Dvorak (standing, fifth from left), and Blanche Sweet (standing, third from right).
March 22, 2024 to September 22, 2024, Central Library
History & Genealogy Department
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) was the movie studio known for “More stars than there are in heaven.” During its heyday in the 1930s and ‘40s,...
East Los Streetscapers: Hacia al Norte. Exhibition on view May 4, 2024
May 04, 2024 to July 28, 2024, Central Library
Getty Gallery
On view for the first time in 25 years, the 65 foot long mural on canvas Hacia Al Norte (1991) captures the spirit of immigrant stories of...
Layered Lands: Synchronous Stories of Greater Los Angeles, May 4 - August 4, 2024
May 04, 2024 to August 04, 2024, Central Library
Annenberg Gallery
“Story, like culture, is constantly moving. It is a river where no gallon of water is the same gallon as it was one second ago. Yet it is...

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