Starting January 12, 2014
The Central Library and regional branch libraries will re-open Sundays, 1 – 5 p.m.
Celebrate at each of these libraries with a ribbon cutting, special programs and refreshments Jan. 12 starting at 12:30 p.m.
Central Library ribbon cutting will be at 1 p.m.
630 W. Fifth St.
1:15 p.m. Family storytime, “We Love The Library!” with songs and puppets featuring councilmember or children’s librarian (KLOS Theater)
2 p.m. Performance by INCA Peruvian Ensemble suitable for all ages (Taper)
3 p.m. Teen Anime Film Screening: “From Up on Poppy Hill” (Teen 'Scape)
All day - Make a mural about what you love most about the library (Taper Courtyard)
All day - Exhibit: “All Rise! Hollywood & the Herald Go To Court” (History Department)
All day - Exhibit: “Songs in the Key of L.A.” (First Floor Gallery)
Arroyo Seco Regional Branch
6145 N. Figueroa St.
1:15 p.m. Storytime with councilmember & puppet show: The Monkey and the Crocodile (Indian Folktale)
1:30 p.m. Crafts: Make reptile paper bag puppets
2 p.m. Thor Reptile Family Program
3 p.m. STAR readers story time with Grandma Silverlocks
3 p.m. Family film screening for all ages
All day - Exhibit: Reptile books and information about grand re-opening
Exhibit: Math books collection
Exposition Park Regional Branch
3900 S. Western Ave.
1 p.m. Face Painting with Marquita
1:30 p.m. Storytime with councilmember or librarian
2 p.m. Thor’s Reptiles: arthropods, amphibians and reptiles of all sizes
All day - Crafts for children
All day - STAR volunteers reading to children
Goldwyn - Hollywood Regional Branch
1623 N. Ivar Ave.
1:30 p.m. Storytime with councilmember or children's librarian
2 p.m. Magic Show with Tony Daniels
3 p.m. Screening of Samuel Goldwyn documentary
All day - Exhibit: Historic Hollywood
Mid-Valley Regional Branch
16244 Nordhoff St.
1 p.m. Storytime with councilmember or children's librarian
1:15 p.m. World Music Sing Along with Thalia and her guitar
1:45 p.m. Face painting
2:30 p.m. Magic Show with Allen Oshiro
North Hollywood Regional Branch
5211 Tujunga Ave.
1 p.m. Storytime with Councilmember Paul Krekorian
2 p.m. Puppet show by Swazzle, a comical retelling of Aesop's fable “The Grasshopper and the Ant”
3 p.m. STAR volunteer will read stories to children
All day - Exhibit: Historic photos of the North Hollywood community from the Valley Times
San Pedro Regional Branch
931 S. Gaffey St.
1 p.m. Geebo the Clown
2 p.m. Storytime with councilmember or children’s librarian
2 p.m. Face painting with Kamara Shephard
2:30 p.m. Teen Game Tournament featuring X-Box 360, refreshments and prizes
3:30 p.m. Storytime with children’s librarian
West Los Angeles Regional Branch
11360 Santa Monica Blvd.
1:30 p.m. Storytime with councilmember or children’s librarian
2 p.m. Bubblemania: the fun and science of bubbles
3 p.m. Family film screening with popcorn
West Valley Regional Branch
19036 Vanowen St.
1 p.m. Storytime with councilmember or children’s librarian
2 p.m. Ahoy Me Matey's: pirate magic show with audience participation, sword fighting, pirate music, talk like a pirate lessons, pirate stories and more
3 p.m. Storytelling with STAR volunteer
Note: Robertson Branch closed Saturdays and open Sundays 1-5 p.m.
Restoring library service on Sundays is made possible by voter-approved Measure L. www.lapl.org/measure-l
For Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours prior to the event.