Programs and Events

Below is a list of the library’s current programs and events for adults. For a listing of all library programs, please see the LIBRARY CALENDAR. For more details, call (310) 412-4280.


Special Programs for January



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Book Clubs for Adults

ADULT BOOK CLUB

MAIN Library
2nd Wednesday of every month
     February 13, March 13
6:00 p.m.  
1st Floor, Storytime Room
Join us for lively and engaging discussion of a unique book:
Book:  TBD (to be determined)

Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library
Every Thursday, 4:00 p.m.
Book:Twinkle Box by Larry Pye


GREAT AMERICAN READ BOOK CLUB and FILM SCREENING

Monday, February 4
6:00 p.m.
MAIN Library, 3rd Floor Study Room
Book Discussion:The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Film Screening:Monday, February 11
6:00 p.m.
MAIN Library, 1st Floor, YA Room

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Computer Classes

Learn to master essential computer skills like creating text documents, emailing, and browsing the Internet, as well advanced topics such as ebooks, music streaming, and online research.

Basic Computer Classes

MAIN Library
In English:
                          
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month 
     February 7 and 21
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
MAIN Library
3rd Floor Computer Lab 
In Spanish:1st and 3rd Monday of every month 
      February 4 
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
MAIN Library
3rd Floor Computer Lab

Digital Drop-In

Have questions about how to get the most use out of your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other personal electronic device? Bring it by the library and our staff will help you learn to download, upload, email, text, and more. Before you know it, you'll be using technology like a professional.

Crenshaw Imperial Branch Library
Every Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

MAIN Library
Every Wednesday, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Chess Club


Chess for Adults

Exercise your mind with the cerebral yet relaxing game of chess. Players of all skill levels are welcome, including complete beginners. Instructional handouts, books, and free chess sets will also be available.

MAIN Library
Every Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.
Crenshaw-Imperial Branch
Every Thursday, 4:30 p.m.


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Crafts and Coloring for Adults

Join us on alternating Thursdays for a new craft or coloring activity. Stimulate your creativity, practice your focus, and have some relaxing fun. All materials will be provided.

Crafts: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, 4:00 p.m.
     February 7, 21
MAIN Library 1st Floor

Coloring: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 4:00 p.m.
     February 14, 28
MAIN Library 2nd Floor


Films

Film Screenings

The library hosts regular film screenings showcasing movies related to various themes. Our next screening will be in celebration of National Soup Month.

MAIN Library
Next screening:  Thursday, January 24
5:00 p.m. Young Adult Room, 1st Floor

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Résumé Building

Our staff will help you craft the perfect résumé that’s sure to impress any hiring committee. Just ask at the desk for assistance.

Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library
All hours


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Housing Rights Clinic

This free walk-in clinic is offered by the Housing Rights Center. Housing counselors will help you with issues such as rent increases, evictions, security deposits, and housing discrimination.

MAIN Library
2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
     January 29
     February 12, 26
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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Legal Aid

Get legal advice on any topic from lawyers of the Legal Aid Foundation via live online teleconferencing.

MAIN Library 
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month,
     February 7, 21    
     3:30 p.m. to 5:00 pm



Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

Learn to take advantage of social media platforms such as Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram to spread the word about your small business.

MAIN Library
3rd Wednesday of every month
     February 13    
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.