Programs and Workshops | Los Angeles Public Library

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Programs and Workshops


We're partnering with creative individuals, institutions and organizations to bring unique and free science programs to a library near you.

starfish and coral under the sea
March 22, 2019 3:30PM
Experience marine life up-close and personal with live tide pool animals, including a variety of sea stars, sea urchins, hermit crabs,...


giraffe with text that reads zoomation 3d animated zoo
March 22, 2019 4:00PM
Dream Shapers presents Zoomation, a 3D animated zoo featuring animals from around the world. This program is fun for all ages!


March 23, 2019 2:00PM
Earth isn’t the only ocean world in our solar system. Oceans could exist in diverse forms on moons and dwarf planets, offering clues in the...


Science Fun
March 24, 2019 1:30PM to 2:30PM
Become a Citizen Scientist and make a difference! Learn how to collect data with simple scientific tools, and how to share your discoveries...


Science Fun
March 26, 2019 2:30PM
What makes up soil? How does soil affect plants? Come learn more about soil at the library.  


Science Fun
March 26, 2019 3:00PM to 4:00PM
The kids of today are the inventors of tomorrow!  This monthly event focuses on developing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...


collages of photos featuring various tween-age girls using computers and drawing in a white board
Tuesdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Join us for the 2018/2019 academic year!Our coding club is:Free!For 6th through 12th gradersUtilizes the curriculum created by Girls Who...


Fun and Gaming
March 26, 2019 3:30PM to 5:30PM
For children ages 8 to 11, or in grades 3 through 6. Children will explore the sciences with two workshops. With WeDo they will learn to...


3D printed objects including a red heart
March 26, 2019 3:30PM
Learn how to 3D print small objects! For ages 10-19 years old.


image shows hands mixing slime, shrinky dinks keychains, and glowing dough
March 26, 2019 4:00PM
Join us for a fun science activity for kids and teens!


Science Fun
Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Build, collaborate and have fun using the library's building bricks. Many of the pieces are smaller, so we request very young children not...


colorful toy blocks assembled to spell out the word fun
March 26, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us for three fun engineering challenges using our new building blocks! Work in teams and challenege yourself to build pyramids,...


Arts and Crafts
March 27, 2019 3:30PM
Join us for fun activities for school-aged children. Each week we offer something different, from crafts and STEAM activities to family...


clouds in the sky with title text
March 27, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Calling all citizen scientists! Do you love the great outdoors? Do you enjoy exploring your neighborhood? Do you want to help protect our...


March 27, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Kids learn about mirrors and reflections, combining colors, shadows and much more, all through a series of hands-on activity stations....


Science Fun
March 27, 2019 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Citizen Science Program for Kids!  Come learn how to be a Citizen Scientist - All ages welcome!


Family Activity
March 28, 2019 3:30PM
Calling all citizen scientists! Do you love the great outdoors? Do you enjoy exploring your neighborhood? Do you want to help protect our...


Arts and Crafts
Weekly on Thursdays at 4 p.m.
For details of what we will be doing, come pick up our monthly flyer.  


March 28, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Come join us and become a scientific pioneer. Discover the world around us by exploring the pedosphere. For this workshop, you get to...


little robots that are programmable
March 28, 2019 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Learn coding with Ozobots! For ages 7-18 only please. Sign up is required.