STEAM Events

fruits and vegetables
July 20, 2024 2:00 PM
Learn to grow your own food from a balcony to the backyard! Los Angeles has an amazing climate that allows us to grow everything from...


A little boy holding a posterboard marble run he made
July 20, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
STEM at the library! Come build a marble run using cardboard rolls, tape and a poster board. Ages 5+.


We Go Bringing NASA science home together - Astro Camp Badge
Mondays and Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in July
Join us this summer at the Library for Astro Camp, a 10-part series of fun activities. Kids will learn and experience science, technology,...


shark clip art
July 22, 2024 4:00 PM
Dive into some deep-sea fun!


Children building with LEGOs
July 22, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Make LEGO® brick creations using challenges presented by BuildUp for Kids.Ages 5 - 12.LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies,...


A hand holds onto a water bottle containing vinegar and baking soda with an inflated balloon at the top of the bottle.
July 23, 2024 10:00 AM
Join us for a variety of STEAM activities to get you excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math! Be sure to sign up...


Blue sky with clouds, with flowers, bees and butterflies.
July 23, 2024 10:30 AM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Two hands cupped together hold many small building blocks over a background of blurred building blocks.
Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
All levels are welcome to attend this hour of building block fun! We provide the supplies. You bring creative inspiration. Builders can...


We Go Bringing NASA science home together - Astro Camp Badge
Mondays and Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in July
Join us this summer at the Library for Astro Camp, a 10-part series of fun activities. Kids will learn and experience science, technology,...


Thor's Reptile Family
July 23, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Join us for a special visit from Thor's Reptile Family! Meet all the scaly, slimy, slithery friends that you've read so much about!


group of people looking at worksheet and sky for cloud science program
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Join the Teen Council meeting via Zoom, and learn how you can help save the planet by playing cool science games and apps that let you...


hands hold multi colored LEGO bricks
Third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m.
Join us for some LEGO fun! We provide the Legos, you provide the creativity. Kids can choose to attempt the Build Challenge, or they can...


Paul Thompson surrounded by full size robots
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Are you fascinated by the future of technology? Curious about how robots come to life? Join us for an electrifying program showcasing the...


Three kids building with LEGOs.
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
BuildUp For Kids will bring hundreds of LEGO® building bricks to the library to provide free building experiences. Kids can choose to...


A woman doing a presentation on fermentation.
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM
Spend an afternoon with L.A. based Chinese American fermented food advocate and instructor, Jessica Wang. You will be introduced to the...


four shrink plastic rainbows with clouds on each end
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn about the science of shrinking plastic and create your own charm for a keychain or necklace. Also, find out more about the library's...


fairy garden nestled in pot amidst succulents and ferns
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Make your own sustainable fairy garden using natural and recycled materials! This project encourages creativity and imagination in young...


Completed cyanotype print of flowers; white flowers on blue background.
July 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Children, teens, and their families are welcome to join us for cyanotype printing. Harness the power of the sun to create unique images....


rainbow images from inside a kaleidoscope
July 23, 2024 4:30 PM
Get creative and make your own design using make your own kaleidoscope kits.


summer reading challenge animated graphic
Most Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (except June 26, which is at 10:40 a.m.)
Join us for our special Summer Reading Challenge Events for Kids!June 12 - Wacko Magic ShowJune 26 (10:40 a.m.) - Blue Submarine Tidepool...


Blue sky with clouds, with flowers, bees, and butterflies.
July 24, 2024 11:00 AM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Small pots of tiny plants.
July 24, 2024 2:30 PM
This interactive class will guide you with the tools to start your garden of fresh herbs, vegetables, and flowers and teach you how to...


Image of two children playing with Lego bricks
Fourth Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
Come build with us at the Library. Each month, we will have a suggested building theme. Your LEGO® bricks creation may be chosen to be...


Three girls playing with building blocks.
Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
They're back by popular demand! Join us each week to free build with our building blocks in our children's area. Children ages 3 and up...


Blue sky with clouds, with flowers, bees, and butterflies.
July 25, 2024 12:00 PM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Librarian demonstrating a STEM activity to a group of children.
July 25, 2024 2:00 PM
Learn how polymers react to each other to create this trendy toy!This program is intended for children ages 8 and up. Younger participants...


Lego bricks held in a hand
Every Thursday at 3 p.m.
Come enjoy a weekly drop-in playtime at the library for creative play with LEGO-style bricks and traditional building blocks. Suggested...


Bubbles floating in the air.
July 25, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for a fun-filled day of bubble-making!Bring your friends and family to create bubbles of all shapes and sizes. Let your creativity...


Cupped hands holding various LEGO bricks.
Thursdays at 4 p.m.
Come enjoy a weekly drop-in playtime at the library for creative play with LEGO-style bricks.Suggested ages: 5-11 years old.


kid crafts with clay
July 25, 2024 4:00 PM
Hey kids! Ready for an awesome afternoon? Come and create cool summer treasures with magical sand-dough!


illustration of a sphero car
July 25, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn computational thinking and problem-solving skills through block coding.Presented by Discovery Cube Los Angeles.Ages 6 - 12.


person using VR headset
July 27, 2024 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Intro to Virtual Reality Program teaches youth how they can create, share their experiences, and find unique ways to tell their stories....


coloring sheet of a map
July 27, 2024 4:00 PM
Join us to celebrate the end of summer with drawings for CERT and HAM radio-themed gifts! A weather radio, tourniquets, and giant *OMY Los...


Bugs made out of paper present text reading "Cricut Crawly Art"
July 27, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn the basics of the Cricut computerized cutting machine and use it to make a 3D art project to take home. Both Cricut and cricket facts...


We Go Bringing NASA science home together - Astro Camp Badge
Mondays and Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in July
Join us this summer at the Library for Astro Camp, a 10-part series of fun activities. Kids will learn and experience science, technology,...


Blue sky with clouds, with flowers, bees, and butterflies.
July 30, 2024 10:00 AM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Two hands cupped together hold many small building blocks over a background of blurred building blocks.
Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
All levels are welcome to attend this hour of building block fun! We provide the supplies. You bring creative inspiration. Builders can...


We Go Bringing NASA science home together - Astro Camp Badge
Mondays and Tuesdays at 3 p.m. in July
Join us this summer at the Library for Astro Camp, a 10-part series of fun activities. Kids will learn and experience science, technology,...


two 3-D Printers on a cart with various colored spools of filament below.
Last Tuesdays Monthly from 3 - 5 p.m.
Our Monthly MakerSpace meets on the last Tuesday of the month. Learn 3-D printing, sewing, button making, zine making, jewelry making and...


Two hands full of legos
July 30, 2024 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
BuildUp For Kids will bring hundreds of LEGO® building bricks to the library to help you unleash your inner acrhitect, engineer or artist!...


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