• During the extreme heat in LA County, 7 libraries will remain open until 10 pm through June 18: Acton Agua Dulce, Lancaster, Quartz Hill, Claremont, Huntington Park, La Puente, and South El Monte Library. Learn more.


Outdoor Programs

Outdoor Programs

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Outdoor Programs

Arts, Crafts, & Performances for Kids & Teens

We’re thrilled to welcome customers to our new Outdoor Programs series!

Starting June 1 through the end of August, children, teens, and caregivers can take part in arts and crafts activities and enjoy performances outside at one of our 20 participating libraries.

Outdoor Programs are held on designated days, Monday – Friday, at the select libraries listed below.

Registration is required, so be sure to register in advance using our online calendar or by calling your local participating library.


Monday – Friday at select libraries

11 – 11:30 am
Preschool Programs for children ages 3 – 5 (and parents/caregivers)

2 – 2:30 pm
3:30 – 4 pm

Kids & Teens Programs for ages 6 – 17 (and parents/caregivers)

Children ages 9 or under must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Please be advised the schedule may change due to weather, air quality, or other unforeseen circumstances. We encourage you to check this page and our events calendar for up-to-date information.

Additional Information

  • Due to capacity limits that ensure physical distancing, we are requiring customers to register for Outdoor Programs in advance. See calendar below to register.
  • Outdoor Programs are only 30 minutes long, so will begin promptly at their scheduled start times. Customers are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of their program.
  • Registered attendees who arrive late risk losing their spot to someone on the waitlist.
  • Masks are required.
  • Food and drinks are prohibited onsite.

Upcoming Outdoor Programs

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All Outdoor Programs June 14 – 25 have been canceled due to expected high temperatures.

Pick up a free book or activity kit at participating libraries.

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