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Virtual Programming

Featured Event

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.

Weekly Events

Maker Monday

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

Make Your Own Amazing Maze
August 10, 4 pm on Webex

Discover the world of mazes and labyrinths! Learn to construct your own maze at home using everyday materials.
Register here.

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Behind the Scenes at the La Brea Tar Pits

Transformation Tuesday

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

Behind the Scenes at the La Brea Tar Pits: LIVE
August 11, 3 pm on Webex

Join us for a discussion with La Brea Tar Pits expert, Sean Campbell, who will share the ins and outs of excavating LA’s prehistoric past.
Register here.

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Have a Look! Biography in Context

Well-being Wednesday

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

Positive Parenting Tips: Ask-Say-Do
August 12 on YouTube

Get quick tips from accredited Positive Parenting librarians on various topics that promote child development and managing childhood behaviors in a constructive and positive way.ing.

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Mindful Moment: Forest Bathing

Arts & Culture Thursday

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

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.

Brand New Day: Teen Photo Exhibit
We’re still accepting submissions for our Virtual Exhibit
!
LA County teens: Express your vision for the future by submitting original photography through August 16.
Find out more & submit.

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Librarians Share Movie Talks: Robot & Frank and Locke

Fun Friday

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

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.

Fun Friday Fingerplay: The Itsy-Bitsy Spider
August 14 on YouTube

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

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Fun Friday Fingerplays: Way Up in the Sky

Stories & More Saturday

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

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.

Librarians Share Book Talks
August 15 on YouTube

Tune in to these quick videos featuring librarians talking up some of their favorite books!

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Books & Movement: When Pigs Fly

Ongoing Events

Safer at Home: Stories and Art

Contribute to our digital collection preserving the experiences of these unprecedented times. Share your unique story with us in whatever artistic form it takes (from diaries to drawings, poems to songs) and help us capture this historical moment.

Submit your digital items here.

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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