The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day.

STEAM Events

two 3-D Printers on a cart with various colored spools of filament below.
Last Tuesdays Monthly from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Our new Monthly MakerSpace meets on the last Tuesday of the month. Learn 3-D printing, sewing, button making, zine making, and more!


group of people looking at worksheet and sky for cloud science program
May 28, 2024 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Join the Teen Council meeting via Zoom, and learn how you can help save the planet by playing cool science games and apps that let you...


Hand holding lego bricks
Last Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
Bring your engineering ideas to life with soft blocks, Legos, and more.


Sea creatures
May 29, 2024 3:00 PM
Experience marine life up-close and personal with The Blue Submarine's live tidepool animals and specimens in this program for children....


blue, grey, and black swirl that appears to move when stared at
May 29, 2024 4:15 PM
Be amazed by psychologist Kyle Stephens as he shows us several optical illusions. Learn about eye anatomy and how our brains sometimes...


Lego bricks held in a hand
Every Thursday at 3 p.m.
Come enjoy a weekly drop-in playtime at the library for creative play with LEGO-style bricks and traditional building blocks. Suggested...


Lego Bricks
May 30, 2024 3:30 PM
Join us for brick building play and let your imagination soar! Bring your engineering ideas to life and build whatever you want with...


Children watching science demonstration of blue foam.
May 30, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Discovery Cube Los Angeles presents hands-on Science-To-Go programs. Each month, a different topic will be covered. May 30: Sewer...


2 hands holding lego bricks
May 30, 2024 4:00 PM
Unleash your creativity with 10,000 LEGO and Duplo bricks. Customized tables, racing ramps, and bricks will be provided for tons of fun by...


Canva Poster being printed
May 31, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Learn how to use Canva and the Koreatown Media Lab's poster printer to make your own poster-sized prints. Each attendee who submits a...


hands squeezing Purple and green slime
June 1, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Experience the joy of slime-making in this fun and engaging class for children ages 5-11. Children will mix their own creations and learn...


An overflowing container of bubble gum pink slime with metallic geometric confetti, and strawberry and dragon fruit confetti.
June 3, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Measure and mix to create your own slime! All materials will be provided. Registration is recommended to ensure a spot: 25 children maximum...


Hands holding colorful pile of LEGO bricks
June 3, 2024 4:00 PM
Get creative with LEGO-style bricks and traditional building blocks by building mazes for hexbugs. Challenge friends to see if hexbugs can...


Family reading together
Mondays from 5-7 p.m., excluding holidays
Project Literacy offers free tutoring to K-12 students, primarily in English Language arts. UCLA Students can offer help in other subjects...


La Brea Tar Pits exterior
June 5, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Come join us for our Monthly Science series with PS Science! We will learn about different science concepts and get our hands on...


Lego bricks held in a hand
Every Thursday at 3 p.m.
Come enjoy a weekly drop-in playtime at the library for creative play with LEGO-style bricks and traditional building blocks. Suggested...


A woman and 4 children are dissecting dirt in a plastic container.
June 6, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for a fun and interactive STEM program. Get ready to explore and learn about wildlife, flowers, tar pits, architecture, and more...


woman standing next to puppet stage
June 6, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Build-A-Story with Puppet Arts & Crafts! After learning about story structure, kids use their imagination to create a puppet character...


Bright, colorful photos and drawings of teenagers with cameras
The 2nd Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. (except April and May)
Join us for a morning of creativity, inspiration, technical insights and artistic expression with a new focus or theme every month..Teens...


orange, purple, and yellow sea stars rest on sand and cling to rock
June 8, 2024 10:30 AM
Experience marine life up close and personal with live tidepool animals and specimens. Learn about the amazing life of the sea star and how...


Image of Paul Thompson and various robots
June 8, 2024 10:30 AM
Get started with the Library's summer reading challenge by interacting with full-size entertainment robots and other animatronics! Learn...


child enjoying bubblemania
June 8, 2024 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Join us for a great bubble show! Bubblemania is an interactive, educational, and entertaining program on the science of bubbles for...


Live tidepool animals. Starfish and sea anemones.
June 9, 2024 1:30 PM
Experience marine life up-close and personal with Blue Submarine’s live tidepool animals, specimens, and colorful puppets. Recommended for...


paper slide for paper playground
June 10, 2024 4:00 PM
Design the playground of your dreams out of paper!


Blue sky with flowers, bees and butterflies.
June 11, 2024 10:30 AM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Child sized hands holding purple slime with glitter and neon green slime
June 11, 2024 4:00 PM
Join us for a children's Summer Reading Challenge kickoff program! Guest Ciji Davis will be returning to the library to lead a special...


The performer making bubbles
June 11, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Children and parents will enjoy to learn the science behind bubbles and the tricks they bill be able to learn while watching the show.


2 kids playing with bubbles
June 12, 2024 10:30 AM
Bubblemania and Company offers interactive educational and entertaining programs on the science of bubbles for children of all ages. The...


Children with Bubbles
June 12, 2024 10:30 AM
Bubblemania and Company offers interactive educational and entertaining programs on the science of bubbles for children of all ages. The...


Blue sky with clouds, flowers, bees and butterflies.
June 12, 2024 10:30 AM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Multicolored starfish and urchins underwater, on rocks.
June 12, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kick off the 2024 Summer Reading Challenge with the Blue Submarine and their tidepool animals and specimens!Experience marine life up-close...


seed bomb held between thumb and index finger
June 12, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for an engaging event focused on California's wildflowers and the history of “seed green-aids” along with other environmental...


June 13, 2024 12:00 PM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


Bubblemania performer and some bubbles
June 13, 2024 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Explore the science and fun of bubble making. The visual presentation is filled with soap bubbles that mesmerize the audience with...


Lego bricks held in a hand
Every Thursday at 3 p.m.
Come enjoy a weekly drop-in playtime at the library for creative play with LEGO-style bricks and traditional building blocks. Suggested...


Open hands holding legos
June 13, 2024 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Come build with us at the Library. Each month, we will have a suggested building theme. Your LEGO® bricks creation may be chosen to be...


A woman and 4 children are dissecting dirt in a plastic container.
June 13, 2024 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for a fun and interactive STEM program. Get ready to explore and learn about wildlife, flowers, tar pits, architecture, and more...


colorful sea stars and sea anemone
June 13, 2024 4:00 PM
Experience marine life up close and personal with live tidepool animals, specimens and colorful puppets. Elisa of The Blue Submarine will...


Blue sky with clouds, flowers, bees and butterflies.
June 14, 2024 12:00 PM
This summer the L.A. Zoo's library outreach program will encourage participants to dream about a world with more pollinators! Join us for...


blue lizard
June 14, 2024 1:00 PM
Join us for the hands-on entertaining and educational show featuring arthropods, amphibians and reptiles of all sizes! You will be taken on...


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