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Fall Traditions / Tradiciones de Otoño

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Group Of Pumpkins In Rural Landscape

Celebrate Halloween, Day of the Dead, Thanksgiving, and more fall traditions with us. Join us and enjoy these free events for the whole family.

Celebra el Día de Brujas, el Día de Muertos, el Día de Acción de Gracias y otras tradiciones de otoño en tu biblioteca. Participa de estas actividades gratuitas para toda la familia.


Upcoming Events / Calendario de eventos


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 21, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 22, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 23, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 25, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Girl reading book on sunny day in park

Online - Central Library
Mondays at 4:30 p.m.

Book Club Bonanza: Horror and Suspense Edition


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 26, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


Halloween Jack o lantern

Alma Reaves Woods - Watts Branch Library
October 26, 2021 3:30 PM

Spooktacular


tea cup on a stack of books

Online - Studio City Branch Library
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Tea and a Tale


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Book cover of Body Shock and headshots of Ellen Datlow, Nathan Ballingrud and Cassandra Khaw

Online - Frances Howard Goldwyn - Hollywood Regional Library
October 26, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Body Shocks: A Discussion on Horror Fiction


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 27, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


Group Of Pumpkins In Rural Landscape

Online - Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
October 27, 2021 10:30 AM

Halloween Storytime and Dance Party


variety of pumpkins

Chatsworth Branch Library
October 27, 2021 4:00 PM

Halloween LAPD Reads with Officer Zamora


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Colorful dia de los Muertos image

Online - Mark Twain Branch Library
October 27, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Dia De Los Muertos - Face Painting Workshop


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 28, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


three drawings of Día de los Muertos calaveras, or skulls, surrounded by treats

Felipe de Neve Branch Library
October 28, 2021 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Halloween Party


3 day of the dead skulls

Online - Central Library
October 28, 2021 4:00 PM

Let’s Read and Make Art: Day of the Dead Craft


three day of the dead skulls

Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
October 28, 2021 4:00 PM

Frida Kahlo Calavera (Skeleton) Collage


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Gourmet Ghosts book cover and author James Bartlett

Online - Edendale Branch Library
October 28, 2021 6:00 PM

Ghostly L.A. History With Author James Bartlett


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 29, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


Kirstin Fife with chin rested on a violin, image of a violin on top of tarot cards

Online - Edendale Branch Library
October 29, 2021 4:00 PM

Edendale Up Close Concerts Presents Kirstin Fife


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


Cat and pumpkin Halloween peek-a-boo poppers.

Little Tokyo Branch Library
October 30, 2021 10:00 AM

Halloween Peek-a-Boo! - Kids Takeout Kits


photo of two blue felt monster dolls

Malabar Branch Library
Monday- Saturday

Sew Your Own Monster Doll


tea cup on a stack of books

Online - Studio City Branch Library
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Tea and a Tale


decorated sugar skulls

Robert Louis Stevenson Branch Library
November 2, 2021 4:00 PM

Sugar Skull Decorating/Decorar calaveritas de azúcar


Colorful Day of the Dead skull illustration

Online - Central Library
November 2, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Día de Muertos Family Celebration


Three pictures of DIY Monster Dolls

Online - Baldwin Hills Branch Library
November 2, 2021 6:00 PM

Make Your Own Monster Doll


pink neon book cover

Online - Studio City Branch Library
November 4, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Teen Book Club: There's Someone Inside Your House


tea cup on a stack of books

Online - Studio City Branch Library
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Tea and a Tale


 pumpkins and pears made of book pages

Online - North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library
November 15, 2021 2:00 PM

NoHo Art From Home: Book Page Pumpkins


tea cup on a stack of books

Online - Studio City Branch Library
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Tea and a Tale


Group of pumpkins in rural landscape

Alma Reaves Woods - Watts Branch Library
November 23, 2021 3:30 PM

Harvest Mosaic


tea cup on a stack of books

Online - Studio City Branch Library
Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Tea and a Tale


Cosplay

  • Steampunk your wardrobe : easy projects to add Victorian flair to everyday fashions

    Steampunk your wardrobe : easy projects to add Victorian flair to everyday fashions

    Taylor, Calista.
  • 1000 incredible costume & cosplay ideas : a showcase of creative characters from anime, manga, video games, movies, comics and more!

    1000 incredible costume & cosplay ideas : a showcase of creative characters from anime, manga, video games, movies, comics and more!

    Han, Yaya.
  • Cosplay in libraries : how to embrace costume play in your library

    Cosplay in libraries : how to embrace costume play in your library

    Kroski, Ellyssa,
  • Cosplay world

    Cosplay world

    Ashcraft, Brian,
  • Costume making guide : creating armor & props for cosplay

    Costume making guide : creating armor & props for cosplay

    Quindt, Svetlana,
  • Creating the character costume : tools, tips, and talks with top costumers and cosplayers

    Creating the character costume : tools, tips, and talks with top costumers and cosplayers

    Lambeth, Cheralyn,
  • Epic cosplay costumes : a step-by-step guide to making and sewing your own costume designs

    Epic cosplay costumes : a step-by-step guide to making and sewing your own costume designs

    Good, Kristie,
  • Getting paid to make cosplay costumes and props

    Getting paid to make cosplay costumes and props

    Mihaly, Christy,
  • Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories

    Make : props and costume armor : create realistic science fiction and fantasy weapons, armor, and accessories

    Thorsson, Shawn,
  • Steampunk & cosplay : fashion design & illustration

    Steampunk & cosplay : fashion design & illustration

    Crossland, Samantha R.,

Día de Muertos

  • Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

    Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

    Hollihan, Kerrie Logan.
  • El Día de los Muertos

    El Día de los Muertos

    Johnston, Tony
  • El Día de los Muertos

    El Día de los Muertos

    Lowery, Linda
  • El Día de los Muertos/The Day of the Dead

    El Día de los Muertos/The Day of the Dead

    Barner, Bob
  • El día de los muertos: una celebración de la familia y la vida

    El día de los muertos: una celebración de la familia y la vida

    Gnojewski, Carol
  • El espíritu de Tío Fernando: una historia del Día de los Muertos/The spirit of Tio Fernando: a Day of the Dead story

    El espíritu de Tío Fernando: una historia del Día de los Muertos/The spirit of Tio Fernando: a Day of the Dead story

    Levy, Janice
  • Felipa y el Día de los Muertos

    Felipa y el Día de los Muertos

    Müller, Birte.
  • Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book

    Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book

    Morales, Yuyi.
  • Mi familia calaca/My Skeleton Family

    Mi familia calaca/My Skeleton Family

    Weill, Cynthia
  • Un barrilete: para el Día de los Muertos/Barrilete: a Kite for the Day of the Dead

    Un barrilete: para el Día de los Muertos/Barrilete: a Kite for the Day of the Dead

    Amado, Elisa
  • Yo recuerdo a Abuelito: un cuento del Día de los Muertos/I remember Abuelito: a Day of the Dead story

    Yo recuerdo a Abuelito: un cuento del Día de los Muertos/I remember Abuelito: a Day of the Dead story

    Levy, Janice
  • A dash of trouble

    A dash of trouble

    Meriano, Anna
  • Buenos Diaz

    Buenos Diaz

    Lucky Band
  • Coco: cinestory comic

    Coco: cinestory comic

  • Coco: la novela

    Coco: la novela

    Cervantes, Angela
  • Coco: libro de historias con CD

    Coco: libro de historias con CD

    Rivera-Ashford, Aaron
  • Coco: original motion picture soundtrack

    Coco: original motion picture soundtrack

    Giacchino, Michael
  • Día de los Muertos

    Día de los Muertos

    Thong, Roseanne
  • El Día de los Muertos/The Remembering Day

    El Día de los Muertos/The Remembering Day

    Mora, Pat
  • El libro de la vida (DVD)

    El libro de la vida (DVD)

  • Festival de las calaveras

    Festival de las calaveras

    San Vicente, Luis
  • Frida y Diego en el país de las calaveras

    Frida y Diego en el país de las calaveras

    Negrin, Fabian
  • Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book

    Just In Case: A Trickster Tale and Spanish Alphabet Book

    Morales, Yuyi.
  • Paquito y abuelito/Paquito and Grandpa

    Paquito y abuelito/Paquito and Grandpa

    Haeger, Erich
  • Rosita y Conchita: a rhyming storybook in English & Spanish

    Rosita y Conchita: a rhyming storybook in English & Spanish

    Gonzalez, Eric
  • The festival of bones/El festival de las calaveras: the little-bitty book for the day of the dead

    The festival of bones/El festival de las calaveras: the little-bitty book for the day of the dead

    San Vicente, Luis
  • Un día para recordar

    Un día para recordar

    Rogers, Tom
  • ¡Es la hora de los esqueletos!/It's skeleton time!

    ¡Es la hora de los esqueletos!/It's skeleton time!

    Galan, Ana

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