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Events and Exhibits at the Los Angeles Public Library

kids looking up at presenter during a storytime
August 10, 2022 9:30 AM
Join our Children's Librarian for stories and special crafts. For ages 0-8.  
Children at storytime
Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Join us in-person and enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays for children aged 18 months to 3 years old.
Three children playing with oversized Lego blocks
August 10, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Join us Wednesday mornings for playtime in the Story Room! Bring your little ones and your parent pals to enjoy the full use of our library...
Mystery Book Club
Second Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for our monthly Mystery Book Club meeting.July 13 – While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams – Contemporary Washington D.C. Aug. 10 –...
group of kids clapping
Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Join your friends and our children's librarian as we tell stories, sing songs, and do fingerplays.
Young children sitting together on a carpet, clapping and participating in a storytime.
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Storytime is back! Join us for books, songs, and fun at Storytime in the Park. We will meet in Memorial Park on the east side of the...
kids at storytime
August 10, 2022 10:30 AM
Join your friends and our Children's Librarian Miss Bella for stories, songs, and fingerplays! Younger and older children are welcome,...
librarian hosting storytime in front of a group of children
Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
Join us for Toddler Storytime on Zoom, presenting songs, finger plays and stories for 15-20 minutes. 
seniors at an exercise class
Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a fun, all-abilities dance workout for adults 55+. Facilitated by the inimitable and electric Karen G!
Paper puppy and kitty finger puppets on a hand.
August 10, 2022 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM
After picking out some great books to learn about animals and how to care for them, come visit the reference desk for a Kids Takeout Kit*...

All Events (Events Calendar)


Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Poster featuring anthropomorphic animals. An elephant ticket taker, clown pig, and chimpanzee attendees.
February 25, 2022 to August 25, 2022, Central Library
First Floor Galleries
Step right up, the circus is coming to the Los Angeles Public Library! Featuring works and artifacts from the now folded Majestic Poster...
A black and white photograph with a man in overcoat and wide-brimmed hat facing away from the camera, looking down at the Los Angeles River with industrial tanks in the background.
August 3, 2022 through January 23, 2022, Central Library
History & Genealogy Department
Exhibit Curated by Tilly Hinton and Char Miller

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