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Bilingual Events

Events for those who enjoy the library in two languages.


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


stacks of books with an open book in the middle
Pico Union Branch Library
June 6, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
English, Español
Prepare to be seduced by our new book club. We will read exciting works that are written in Spanish and available translated into English....


close up of cupped hands holding a glowing orb of light
Central Library
June 6, 2022 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
English, Chinese
Please join us for an introduction to the Chi energy by Ms. Lucy Zhang. Chi also spelled 气 (Qi) in Chinese, is the balance of Yin and Yang...


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


students in the student zone
Sylmar Branch Library
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m.
English, Español
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...


Three photos of male and female children and teens studying
Angeles Mesa Branch Library
Monday through Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
English, Español
Homework Help for Students in Grades K-12 / Ayuda con las tareas para estudiantes en grados K-12Get homework help and guidance from our...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


Baldwin Hills Mini Zine Fest banner
Baldwin Hills Branch Library
June 11, 2022 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
English, Español
We're kicking off Summer Reading and would like to invite you to an exciting new event for teens in partnership with Able ARTS Work....


Central Library
June 11, 2022 1:00 PM
English, Español
Lorenzo, who lives in a small city in Patagonia, meets Caíto. In spite of their differences, they have a peculiar friendship, where each...


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


INCA Peruvian ensemble performing on stage
North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library
June 13, 2022 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
English, Español
Kick off the Summer Reading Challenge 2022 with live music by INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble. Children will learn about various special...


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


White robot bust on black background
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
June 15, 2022 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
Looking for some science fun this summer? Join us to make your own robot!¿Buscan un poco de diversión este verano? ¡Vengan a hacer su...


Cookbook author Alicia Maher in a kitchen holding a plate of pupusas.
Felipe de Neve Branch Library
June 16, 2022 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
English, Español
Join Alicia Maher, author of the cookbook El Salvador, Sabores Deliciosos, for a presentation on Salvadoran food history and a cooking demo...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


Box of popcorn and clapboard against a red background.
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
June 17, 2022 2:00 PM
English, Español
Come enjoy a family film!¡Vengan a disfrutar de una película familiar!


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


Graphic of a colorful stack of language books next to a globe
Chinatown Branch Library
Second and fourth Fridays of the month
English, Chinese
Join our virtual discussion in this casual and fun environment for Chinese speakers. Share your thoughts on any topic that interests you...


Dog Man book on blue background
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
June 25, 2022 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
Do you like Dog Man? Come enjoy some Dog Man activities including cupcake decorating!¿Les gusta el hombre perro? Vengan a disfrutar de...


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


hands squeezing purple and green slime
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
June 29, 2022 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
Join us to make some slime!¡Acompañennos para hacer slime!


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


Cover of The Bad Guys book
Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
July 1, 2022 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
English, Español
Come do some activities based on the The Bad Guys book.Hagan actividades de Los tipos malos.


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


stacks of books with an open book in the middle
Pico Union Branch Library
July 4, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
English, Español
Prepare to be seduced by our new book club. We will read exciting works that are written in Spanish and available translated into English....


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


Night of the Kings movie still
Central Library
July 9, 2022 1:00 PM
English, French
A young man is sent to "La Maca", where he begins to narrate the mystical life of a legendary outlaw and has no choice but to make his...


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


globe with a stack of books
Central Library
Mondays at 11 a.m.
English, Italian
Are you learning Italian, but need practice speaking the language? Join us for a relaxed and informal group conversation via Zoom.


globe with stack of books
Central Library
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
Join us for Spanish for Beginners Class.


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


Korean fall colors landscape
Central Library
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...


globe next to a rainbow stack of books with text that reads, Armenian for Beginners
Central Library
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
English, Armenian
Armenian for beginners. Please reserve at language@lapl.org.


Library staff with a group of children in front of the lime green library street fleet van.
Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
Every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m.
English, Español
Stop by for crafts, stories, Wi-Fi and more! Find us in the parking lot of the Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. Email bnfrnk@lapl.org for...


globe with stack of rainbow books
Central Library
Fridays at 12:30 p.m.
English, Español
For one hour, we will talk only in Spanish about books, the weather, and the Spanish Language. This class is for intermediate to advanced...


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