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Virtual Programming

Featured Event

Author Talk with Annie Barrows

August 1, 11 am on Webex
Annie Barrows, author of the best-selling series Ivy and Bean, as well as the brand-new title The Best of Iggy, will talk about her books, her characters, and where she gets ideas for her stories! Register here.

Weekly Events

Maker Monday

Make something new by following along with these DIY, STEAM, and tech-focused programs.

Behind the Scenes at the La Brea Tar Pits
August 3 on YouTube

Go behind the scenes with us at the La Brea Tar Pits. Learn how scientists uncover LA’s prehistoric past.

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Experiment with Optical Illusions

Transformation Tuesday

Learn life hacks, build new skills, and get tips for how to bounce back during these challenging times.

Have a Look! Biography in Context
August 4 on YouTube

Join us as we have a look at the database Biography in Context and learn how to research information on the lives of some of the world’s most influential people.

Well-being Wednesday

Treat yourself! We’ll cover all the facets of health and mindfulness to help you thrive.

Mindful Moment: Forest Bathing
August 5 on YouTube

Take a moment to focus on the benefit of spending time in nature and learn about the mindfulness practice of forest bathing.

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Positive Parenting Tips: Incidental Learning Opportunities

Arts & Culture Thursday

Embrace your inner film critic, DJ, dancer, diva, or art aficionado.

Librarians Share Movie Talks: Robot & Frank and Locke
July 30 on YouTube

Discover 2 films featuring actors appearing solo on screen, supported by a cast of talented voice actors.

Author Talk with Gloria Arjona: Posada’s Unknown Calaveras
August 6, 7 pm on Webex

Join us as author Gloria Arjona examines Jose Posada, a Mexican artist known for his animated Calaveras during Day of the Dead. Dr. Arjona illuminates the work of this beloved artist whose Calaveras depicted politics, humor, love, religion, death, and who created La Catrina, the female symbol of the celebration.
Register here.

MOST RECENT:

Librarians Share Movie Talks: Antonia’s Line and 20th Century Women

Fun Friday

You never know what will be next, but you know we’ll be serving up something fun!

Fun Friday Fingerplays: Way Up in the Sky
July 31 on YouTube

Fingerplays are an important element of Storytime. Learn a fun fingerplay from our librarians to do at home with your children!

Baby Band Practice
August 7, 11 am on Webex

Build your child’s pre-literacy, cognitive, and motor skills through song and dance!
Register here.

MOST RECENT:

Fun Friday Fingerplays: Five Green and Speckled Frogs

Stories & More Saturday

Calling all book lovers! We’ve got you covered with Storytime and reading-themed programs.

Author Talk with Annie Barrows
August 1, 11 am on Webex

Annie Barrows, author of the best-selling series Ivy and Bean, as well as the brand-new title The Best of Iggy, will talk about her books, her characters, and where she gets ideas for her stories.
Register here.

Books and Movement: Little Pea
August 8 on YouTube

Librarian Bernadette shares a little bit about the book Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and teaches a movement song inspired by the book.

MOST RECENT:

Books & Movement: When Pigs Fly

Ongoing Events

Brand New Day: Teen Photo Exhibit

Submit by August 16

We’re still accepting submissions for our virtual exhibit! LA County teens: Express your vision for the future by submitting original photography through August.

Find out more & submit.

Virtual Storytime

Mon – Thu, 11 am on Facebook

We’ve moved Storytime online! Join our librarians for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! Check out our Facebook videos for past Storytimes.

You can also find us here:

Check out all our videos, including book talks, DIY library programs, and more!

We’ve got Virtual Storytime every Monday – Thursday at 11 am.

We’re keeping you updated with posts and stories on Instagram, too.

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