STEAM Events

An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


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 ages...


hands holding legos
April 18, 2024 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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...


Children seated at table making LEGOs
April 18, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Make LEGO® creations based on challenges presented by BuildUp for Kids. LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies, which does...


R2-D2 and other robots against a peach background
April 18, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Embark on an adventure into robotics and animatronics! Join us as Paul Thompson demonstrates how robots are made, their design, features,...


woman holding opossum
April 18, 2024 4:00 PM
Join us for an unforgettable experience filled with fascinating facts, hands-on activities, and up-close encounters with amazing creatures....


leaf rubbings next to leaves
April 18, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn about the parts of a leaf and create art using leaves and crayons.


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


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


Five children and an adult look at a map on the ground outside
April 19, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn all about wildlife in our city with our friends from PS Science! Get ready for Earth Day by discovering how to identify and protect...


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


a child looking at a laptop screen
April 20, 2024 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Children and their families will learn how 3D printers work and design their projects using Tinkercad, a free web app for 3D design....


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


Overhead view of paper cups with earth and one seedling per cup.
April 21, 2024 1:30 PM
Learn what trees need to keep them healthy and why they are so important to the environment. You will also hear a story and plant a tree...


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


Toddler sits under a colorful parachute in a play space with colorful mats covering the floor.
Mondays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Join us for an open playtime for babies, toddlers and their adult caregivers. Make new friends, boost social-emotional growth and enjoy...


Monarch butterflies overwintering in a pine tree.
April 22, 2024 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Author Christine Van Zandt will read from her new book Milkweed for Monarchs. We will also be giving away free milkweed seedlings to...


Monarch butterflies overwintering in a pine tree.
Available During Library Hours (While Supplies Last)
Did you know that migratory monarch butterfly populations are threatened by habitat destruction and climate change? You can help support...


A collage of three photos of a coastline view, a woman writing notes next to a bucket on the sand, and a larger photo of a starfish and sea anenomes.
April 22, 2024 4:00 PM
Do you like exploring? Do you want to know more about your ocean backyard? Do you have questions about ocean creatures? Join ocean...


two teens making tiny terrariums
April 22, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Create your own mini-greenhouse in a jar, with a live plant cutting, moss, soil, and decorations. Nurture a young plant by giving it a home...


seedlings in small containers
April 22, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Celebrate Earth Day 2024! Learn about gardening and create your own seed bombs with seeds and paper.


Children with teacher around a wood table.
April 22, 2024 4:00 PM
On Earth Day, please join GrowingGreat garden educators for a hands-on exploration of some of our favorite garden helpers—worms! Learn...


Illustration of people holding the Earth; also individuals that recycling, gardening, and holding solar panel
April 22, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Celebrate Earth Day with stories, crafts with recycled materials, and experiments!


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


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


Monarch butterflies overwintering in a pine tree.
Available During Library Hours (While Supplies Last)
Did you know that migratory monarch butterfly populations are threatened by habitat destruction and climate change? You can help support...


children looking at atom model
April 23, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Come and get your hands dirty! We will be examining different kinds of soil and learn about habitat variations. By the end of the program,...


pickling workshop
April 23, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for a hands-on pickling workshop with Jessica Wang! Find out about the basic concepts in fermentation and vinegar pickling. Then...


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


Monarch butterflies overwintering in a pine tree.
Available During Library Hours (While Supplies Last)
Did you know that migratory monarch butterfly populations are threatened by habitat destruction and climate change? You can help support...


A hand holds cartoon images of gears, a lightbulb, and bags of money
April 24, 2024 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Join our patent librarian and learn all about design patents in this hands-on patent searching workshop.


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...


top-down view of pots with soil in them and a sprouting plant.
April 24, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Let's learn about flowers and fruits with a hands-on science program with PS Science, a non-profit educational organization. Thank you to...


Hand holding seed bomb.
April 24, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Few things are as fun as getting your hands dirty, especially when the result are clay and compost seed bombs filled with California native...


person wearing a volunteer shirt
April 24, 2024 5:00 PM
Join us to share your experiences with HAM radio and CERT volunteer work! Share your learning journey, ask questions, find volunteer...


An illustrated cityscape sits beyond a green rolling park with trees and trails dotting the landscape. The heading reads, Storywalk at Travel Town. To the right, on a blue background, a cover of the book Railroad Engineer Olive Dennis is shown.
March 19 thru April 29
Venture to Travel Town to explore Los Angeles' railroad history and read about one of the first female railroad engineers, Olive Dennis....


Monarch butterflies overwintering in a pine tree.
Available During Library Hours (While Supplies Last)
Did you know that migratory monarch butterfly populations are threatened by habitat destruction and climate change? You can help support...


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 ages...


Children watching science demonstration of blue foam.
April 25, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Discovery Cube Los Angeles presents hands-on Science-To-Go programs. Each month a different topic will be covered.Mar. 28: Sewer...


A woman holding a possum.
April 25, 2024 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Get ready to embark on an exciting journey into the world of animals! Join us for an unforgettable experience filled with fascinating facts...


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