Bilingual Events

Events for those who enjoy the library in two languages.


gay and lesbian protest march photo
December 2, 2023 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
English, Español
Gay and Lesbian Latinos Unidos (GLLU) was founded in 1981, only a dozen years after the Stonewall rebellion and only a couple of years...


An open book surrounded by stacks of books.
December 2, 2023 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
El Instituto Cervantes y el Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, en colaboración con la Unión Greco-Americana, presentan este ciclo de...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


colorful stack of books with language subject titles on the spines
First Saturdays of the month at 4 p.m.
English, French
Come and converse with us in French about culture, art, politics, and the weather. All levels of fluency are welcome. If you are learning...


Volunteer reads to a group of kids and adults.
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
English, Español
Children are invited to this bilingual Spanish/English storytime, to share the joy of storytelling and reading with our STAR volunteer Ana...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


Two women sitting at a table with a laptop and papers.
First Mondays of the month from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
English, Español
You can meet with an attorney for free to discuss issues related to foreclosure and debt collection. Walk-ins welcome. Masks may...


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.
English, Korean
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library...


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


sillhuettes of houses graphic
Tuesdays from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
English, Español
Have you been served with eviction paperwork (a summons and a complaint-unlawful detainer)? This in-person workshop will guide you through...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
English, Korean
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


Librarian reading to children.
December 6, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
English, Español
Join us for books, songs, dance, and flannel board fun.


globe with rainbow stack of language books
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners.


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


globe with rainbow stack of language books
Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Russian
Russian for Beginners.


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


Two cartoon reindeer standing with a big snowman in the middle wearing a red beanie.
December 7, 2023 4:00 PM
English, Español
Write a letter to Santa Claus using special paper and envelopes to drop in Santa’s mailbox.Escribe una carta a Papá Noel usando papel...


happy adults holding up a grand opening sign
December 8, 2023 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
English, Español
Are you planning to start your own business? Or do you already have a small business? Are you planning to start your own sidewalk vendor...


An open book surrounded by stacks of books.
December 9, 2023 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
El Instituto Cervantes y el Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, en colaboración con la Unión Greco-Americana, presentan este ciclo de...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


Volunteer reads to a group of kids and adults.
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
English, Español
Children are invited to this bilingual Spanish/English storytime, to share the joy of storytelling and reading with our STAR volunteer Ana...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.
English, Korean
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library...


Musician Zos!mo and band singing and playing musical instruments.
December 12, 2023 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
English, Tagalog
Experience the captivating sounds of ZOS!MO, the singer-songwriter moniker of Zosimo Quibilan, Jr., a Los Angeles-based Filipino American...


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


Santa Claus Jeebo
December 12, 2023 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
English, Español
"Geebo The Clown" also known as "El Payaso Loco," will dazzle the audience with a show of magic tricks as Santa Claus. Everyone can take a...


sillhuettes of houses graphic
Tuesdays from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
English, Español
Have you been served with eviction paperwork (a summons and a complaint-unlawful detainer)? This in-person workshop will guide you through...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
English, Korean
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


Librarian reading to children.
December 13, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
English, Español
Join us for books, songs, dance, and flannel board fun.


globe with rainbow stack of language books
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners.


Knitting needles with different color yarns
2nd and 4th Wednesdays
English, Chinese
Bring your own yarn and knitting needles or crochet hooks to start (or finish) a project.


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


globe with rainbow stack of language books
Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Russian
Russian for Beginners.


Students sit in a circle studying together.
Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Student Zones are afterschool homework centers in the library for grades K-12 that provide:A quiet, safe place to studyReserved computers...


3 Holiday Décor Ball Ornaments
December 14, 2023 4:00 PM
English, Español
Families are invited to meet Santa Claus at the library and make a holiday ornament. Familias estan invitadas para conocer a Papá Noel en...


An open book surrounded by stacks of books.
December 16, 2023 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
El Instituto Cervantes y el Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, en colaboración con la Unión Greco-Americana, presentan este ciclo de...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


Volunteer reads to a group of kids and adults.
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
English, Español
Children are invited to this bilingual Spanish/English storytime, to share the joy of storytelling and reading with our STAR volunteer Ana...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.
English, Korean
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library...


sillhuettes of houses graphic
Tuesdays from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
English, Español
Have you been served with eviction paperwork (a summons and a complaint-unlawful detainer)? This in-person workshop will guide you through...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
English, Korean
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


Librarian reading to children.
December 20, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
English, Español
Join us for books, songs, dance, and flannel board fun.


A child reading to a dog
Third Thursday of the Month at 4 p.m.
English, Español
Read aloud your favorite story books to some of our best dog friends from Reading to the Rescue. Kids are invited to practice reading aloud...


trees outside at night
December 21, 2023 5:00 PM
English, Español
Ven a la biblioteca para celebrar las posadas navideñas. ¡Vamos a cantar, comer tamales, tener piñatas y mucho más! Come to the library to...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


Librarian reading to children.
December 27, 2023 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
English, Español
Join us for books, songs, dance, and flannel board fun.


Knitting needles with different color yarns
2nd and 4th Wednesdays
English, Chinese
Bring your own yarn and knitting needles or crochet hooks to start (or finish) a project.


Sewing suplies on a table.
December 27, 2023 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
English, Español
What you can do in the workshop:Learn basic sewingMend or alter your garmentsReinvent your garmentsSew a fantastic project to take home...


3 boys playing with assorted building blocks.
December 28, 2023 4:00 PM
English, Español
Come join our building blocks club at the library! ¿Te encanta construir? ¡Ven y forma parte de nuestro club de constructores en la...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


colorful stack of books with language subject titles on the spines
First Saturdays of the month at 4 p.m.
English, French
Come and converse with us in French about culture, art, politics, and the weather. All levels of fluency are welcome. If you are learning...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m.
English, Korean
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library...


verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
English, Korean
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


adults in a classroom with a teacher assisting one student
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.
English, Español
Acompáñenos para clases gratuitas de ESL para adultos donde pueden practicar inglés en un ambiente divertido y alentado. Habrán juegos de...


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m.
English, Korean
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library...


verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
English, Korean
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


Sewing suplies on a table.
January 24, 2024 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
English, Español
What you can do in the workshop:Learn basic sewingMend or alter your garmentsReinvent your garmentsSew a fantastic project to take home...


Family reading together
Thursdays from 5-7 p.m., excluding holidays
English, Español
Project Literacy offers free tutoring to K-12 students, primarily in English Language arts. UCLA Students can offer help in other subjects...


An adult in a Volunteer vest faces away from the camera as they read to a group of children
Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
English, Persian
Children are invited to share the joy of reading with our STAR volunteer Farnaz. Take home a free book after reading with a STAR Volunteer...


globe with a stack of rainbow books
Mondays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


a stack of books
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
This is an Advanced Spanish Reading Group where we read and discuss short stories, poems, and articles to help expand your vocabulary and...


Verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m.
English, Korean
Do you want to learn Korean? Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library...


verdant Korean landscape
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
English, Korean
Join us and learn the Korean language and culture. This program is presented by the Los Angeles Public Library and the King Sejong...


colorful fresh fruits and vegetables
Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
English, Chinese
Do you need money to buy groceries? Meet with a representative and sign up for CalFresh! CalFresh is for people with low income who meet...


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