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Events and Exhibits at the Los Angeles Public Library

In-Person Events

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Kids at Storytime
May 24, 2022 10:30 AM, San Pedro Regional Library
Join us for Preschool Storytime with Miss Ednita. Each Storytime consists of stories, activities, and a take-home craft. For children ages...
A mess of craft supplies. Watercolor paints, colored paper, paint brushes and scissors..
May 24, 2022 2:30 PM, Robertson Branch Library
This month we will be experimenting with mixing colors. Watercolor and tempera paints will be provided.
students in the student zone
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m., Sylmar Branch Library
After school, come to the library for help with your assignments from a trained Homework Helper, who can also help students navigate our...
Two students studying in a student zone at the library
Monday thru Thursday 3 - 5 p.m., Pio Pico - Koreatown Branch Library
Get help with assignments from a trained homework helper for grades K-12. Bring your own device to use our WiFi or use a library computer....
homework study group of high school students at a table
Monday thru Thursday at 3:30 p.m., Washington Irving Branch Library
Trained L.A.-based Homework Helpers will assist K-12 students with school assignments and help navigate the library's online student...
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Online Events

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two women small business entrepreneurs
May 24, 2022 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Online
The SBA will go over the free counseling and training they offer women entrepreneurs. They will also go over the SBA partners features and...
3 kids reading a book the Summer the dog
Tuesdays at 3 p.m., Sun Valley Branch Library
Join Summer, our very special BARK dog to practice reading, or join to hear from other readers.
group of teens holding thought bubbles
Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., Canoga Park Branch Library
Join us for our virtual Teen Council meeting. This is a great opportunity to meet with teens from other schools, get involved with...
A sketch outline of two women sipping tea with text bubbles between them
May 24, 2022 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, Central Library
Got a gripe you want to vent about? Need to gush about Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness? Just want to chat and make new friends?...
A typewriter with paper on it that says "Tell Your Story"
Second & Fourth Tuesdays at 6 p.m., Studio City Branch Library
Expressions LA Poetry Reading Series goes virtual via Zoom. Join us for featured poetry readings and open poetry mic.
Color picture of graphic novel cover: Strong Female Protagonist
May 24, 2022 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Wilshire Branch Library
Do you love graphic novels? Does your family get tired of having to talk about Watchmen again? Looking for someone to geek out with you...
family polaroid photos
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., Online
Learn how to preserve your family memories by scanning and maintaining photos in a digital format. In one hour, you will learn scanning...
Lucky Grandma sits on a floor of an apartment with stacks of money
May 24, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Central Library
Join us for our monthly virtual film discussion. We will be talking about the film, Lucky Grandma. Sasie Sealy directs this dark comedy...
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Exhibits

photo of Los Angeles Venice canals dream up by Abbot Kinney, 1922
June 07, 2021 to July 11, 2022, Central Library
History & Genealogy Department
From the pueblo days of Zanja Madre to Mulholland’s aqueduct to Abbot Kinney’s canals, the history of Los Angeles and water is one of...
Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Poster featuring anthropomorphic animals. An elephant ticket taker, clown pig, and chimpanzee attendees.
February 25, 2022 to August 25, 2022, Central Library
First Floor Galleries
Step right up, the circus is coming to the Los Angeles Public Library! Featuring works and artifacts from the now folded Majestic Poster...

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