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.

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Book Clubs for Adults


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


Book Cover Crazy Rich Asians

Book Discussion
Monday, April 8
6:00 p.m.
MAIN Library, 3rd Floor Study Room

Crazy Rich Asians
by Kevin Kwan

A native New Yorker, Rachel Chu, accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick's family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country's wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors.
DVD Crazy Rich Asians

Film Screening:

Monday, April 15
5:15 p.m.
MAIN Library

"Crazy Rich Asians"
Released in 2018.  Based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller. Native New Yorker, Rachel Chu, accompanies her boyfriend to his best friend's wedding in Singapore and meets his family for the first time. Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Gemma Chan.  Directed by Jon  M. Chu. 
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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
Bilingual Class
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month 
     April 4, 18
2:00 - 3:30 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.

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 for the Family

Join us on alternating Thursdays for a new craft for the whole family Stimulate your creativity, practice your focus, and have some relaxing fun with your family. All materials will be provided.

Crafts: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, 4:00 p.m.
     April 4, 18
MAIN Library 1st Floor

Film Screenings

The library hosts regular film screenings showcasing movies related to various themes. 

MAIN Library
Next screening:  

5:00 p.m. 
Lecture Hall

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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
     April 9, 23
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,
     April 4, 18
     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
     April 17  - CANCELLED
     May 16
     5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.