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Hispanic Heritage Month

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Show Search Hispanic Heritage Month History of National Hispanic Heritage Month National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the culture, contributions, and heritage of Hispanic…

Library Card SignUp Month

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Visit any of our libraries to sign up the whole family for library cards and open a world of infinite possibilities.

Bookmark Contest

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Get to see your bookmark design at your local library by participating in our 40th Annual Bookmark Contest, starting Sep 3!

Free Concerts

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Join us for fun, free live concerts! Enjoy a broad range of musical genres championing LA County diversity at many of our locations.

Get Ready for School

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Make the most of your library this school year! Explore the countless resources we offer for students.

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Free Small Business Workshop

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Learn how to open a business in LA County! We’ll show you how!

Introducing Brainfuse

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Our newest online service provides on-demand tutoring, career assistance, test prep, skill building, and more for all ages!

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Congrats, Graduates!

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On June 29, adult grads of our Career Online High School program earned their high school diplomas. Learn how you can, too!

National Summer Learning Week

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July 8 – 13, we’re celebrating #SummerLearningWeek with events promoting kids’ learning, safety, and health.

Library of the Year

Library of the Year

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We’re excited to announce that Gale and Library Journal have named us Library of the Year 2019, a national honor! 

Enjoy Free Lunch at the Library

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Jun 10 – Aug 2, kids 18 and under can enjoy a free, nutritious lunch at participating libraries. Lunch will be served Mon – Fri, 12 – 1 pm.

Summer Reading and Discovery Program

Summer Discovery Program

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It’s Showtime at your Library! Jun 1 – Aug 3, we have programs and games for the whole family. Sign up online, or at any LA County Library location.

Pride Parade 2018

LGBTQ Pride Month

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On June 9, we’re celebrating our LGBTQ community by marching in the 2019 LA Pride Parade! We’ve also got resources and booklists to share.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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We’re celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month all month long with special events for all ages.

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LA Dodgers Storytime

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Dodger alumni will visit 10 libraries to encourage a lifelong love of reading.

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Bookmark Contest Winners

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Winners of our 2018 Bookmark Contest have been selected, and their bookmarks will be available in libraries this spring!

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Dia de los Libros

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On April 30, we’re celebrating Día with events focused on children’s literacy for kids of all cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

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Celebrate National Library Week

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In honor of National Library Week (April 7 – 13), we’re featuring library supporters Dennis and Sharon Poteet. This Whittier couple is on a mission to visit all LA County Library locations!

used book sale on April 6

Books! Books! Books! Booksale

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On April 6, stop by our systemwide used book sale, taking place at most library locations. Check with your library for details!

Ramadan Storytime

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Learn about this joyful Islamic month through stories and crafts.

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IMLS Finalist – Share Your Story Day

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We’re an IMLS National Medal Finalist – Help Us Celebrate on Facebook & Twitter!

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Teen Tech Month

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March is Teen Tech Month! Stop by an event at one of our libraries to learn, make, and more!

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Ready Rosie

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Connect with your child and encourage school readiness with quick videos through our new service, ReadyRosie.

César Chávez Community Service Week

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Celebrate Chávez’ life and legacy with service-oriented programs and themed events

The New York Times Digital Access

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Now you can read The New York Times for free with your LA County Library card!

Love Us? Let Us Know!

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Follow @LACountyLibrary on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for a chance to win a mug during #LibraryLoversMonth!

Every Teen Accepted

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We love teens! Whether they’re volunteering or enjoying library programs, every teen is accepted here.

Black History Month

Black History Month

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February is Black History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and honor the rich and diverse history and contributions of African Americans. We’re celebrating with over 80 free events and programs.

Skye Patrick Named Librarian of the Year

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Library Director Skye Patrick recognized with national award

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New Year, New Skills

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Free online classes for your personal and professional development

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Smarty Pants Storytime

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New series teaches school readiness to young learners

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Barbershop Books

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Inspiring Young Boys to Read in South Los Angeles

Enjoy the Library Wherever You Go

Introducing Our New App

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Make the most of your library experience with the new LA County Library app

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Native American Heritage Month

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Library!

Thank you for your support

We’re Thankful for You!

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LA County Library Volunteers, Friends, and Donors Make a World of Difference

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Veterans Resource Center

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Veterans Connect at LA County Library – As we give thanks to our veterans this November, our Veterans Resource Centers are here for them.

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Star Wars Reads

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Celebrate all things Star Wars with Star Wars Reads! Where Will Your Journal Take You?

Teen Read Week

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It’s Written in the Stars…Read during Teen Read Week

Songs About Us – Free Concerts with Kerry Fenster

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Kerry Fenster will be performing songs from his album Songs About Us – a fun and entertaining collection of lively tunes that teach children how to care for themselves and social skills to care for others at 10 LA County Library locations.

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LA County Library & Microsoft Form Digital Alliance

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Microsoft awards $3.3 million software grant to LA County Library in addition to hosting digital camps and train-the-trainer programs.

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Career Online High School Graduation

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LA County Library hosts second Career Online High School graduates in a ceremony held at Quiet Cannon Event Center in Montebello.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Storytime

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Los Angeles Dodgers Alumni Visit LA County Library Locations for Storytime to Encourage Reading

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Reading Machines Hit The Streets

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Our new Reading Machines bring literacy and STEAM-based activities outside library walls, into licensed home day cares, preschools, health clinics, and more.

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Six More MakMos Are Joining Our Fleet

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Six more MakMos are joining our fleet of mobile makerspaces, so that we can reach more County residents.

Going Gray Art Exhibition

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A C Bilbrew Library hosts Going Gray in LA photography collection highlighting stories of aging along Broadway.

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Free Small Business Workshop

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Learn how to open a business in LA County! We’ll show you how!

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