Events and Exhibits at the Los Angeles Public Library

How to Bird book cover and storywalk drawing
Available for viewing Thursday through Sunday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Check out our new StoryWalk in partnership with the Audubon Center at Debs Park. Take an accessible self-directed nature walk and get...
two people sitting cross legged in meditation
Fridays at 10 a.m.
Energy connects your mind and body. Through our guided practice, you can develop energy awareness, which helps promote peace of mind,...
People Exercising in Chairs
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Join us for seated exercises. Learn new exercises, keep healthy, and meet new friends within the safety of the library.
Woman doing yoga
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Vinyasa yoga focuses on flow, breathing, and connection, all of which reduce stress and improve general health. A yoga class for all levels...
heart and stethoscope
June 21, 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We are hosting an American Red Cross blood drive to encourage donors to roll up their sleeve and help save lives with us. To make your life...
Volunteer reads to a group of kids and adults.
Fridays at 11 a.m.
Children are invited to share the joy of storytelling and reading with our STAR volunteer, Robin. Take home a free book after coming to...
person in seated yoga pose
Fridays at 11 a.m.
Develop strength, flexibility and balance through the fusion of pilates mat and various styles of movement. All levels welcome.
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Michael Martinez and his book
June 21, 11 a.m.
Join us in welcoming Michael Martinez, founder of LA Compost, a nonprofit organization providing compost access and education, as he reads...
Blue sky with clouds, with flowers, bees, and butterflies.
June 21, 11 a.m.
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...
LA Reads logo from the Los Angeles Dodgers' literacy program.
June 21, 11 a.m. - 12 noon
Join us for a special storytime, featuring a guest from the Los Angeles Dodgers! This storytime will surely get children excited about the...

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colorful cartoon of a city skyline with a park in the foreground
Explore the world, move your body, and read a story at the same time! StoryWalks® are a fun and innovative way to engage young readers and...
On the set of "The Woman Racket" at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Sir Jagjit Singh of India (in the center with moustache) is surrounded by a group of young starlets and chorus girls, including Sally Starr (standing, fourth from left), Ann Dvorak (standing, fifth from left), and Blanche Sweet (standing, third from right).
March 22, 2024 to September 22, 2024, Central Library
History & Genealogy Department
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) was the movie studio known for “More stars than there are in heaven.” During its heyday in the 1930s and ‘40s,...
East Los Streetscapers: Hacia al Norte. Exhibition on view May 4, 2024
May 04, 2024 to July 28, 2024, Central Library
Getty Gallery
On view for the first time in 25 years, the 65 foot long mural on canvas Hacia Al Norte (1991) captures the spirit of immigrant stories of...
Layered Lands: Synchronous Stories of Greater Los Angeles, May 4 - August 4, 2024
May 04, 2024 to August 04, 2024, Central Library
Annenberg Gallery
“Story, like culture, is constantly moving. It is a river where no gallon of water is the same gallon as it was one second ago. Yet it is...

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