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Los Angeles Public Library Reading Groups and Related Activities

Start
Feb 10, 2019 @ 12AM
End
Apr 19, 2019 @ 11PM
Cost
Free
Site
https://culturela.org/programs-and-initiatives/dca-literary-programs/

The Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city’s diverse communities.

  • Book Club Discussion
    Saturday, March 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Arroyo Seco Regional Branch Library
    6145 North Figueroa Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
  • Ethiopian Heritage program – food and dance- Open Mic Readings and Book Discussions
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Ascot Branch Library
    120 West Florence Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90003
  • Book Club
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 1:00 pm
    Atwater Village Branch Library
    3379 Glendale Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90039
  • Adult Book Club – book club selection/discussion
    Saturday, March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
    Cahuenga Branch Library Adult Literacy
    4591 Santa Monica Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90029
  • Chinatown – The Reel/Real Story
    Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 pm
    Central Library – Art Music Recreation
    630 West Fifth Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • DISCUSSION PROGRAM: TEENS CAN TALK ABOUT GENTRIFICATION AND THIS BOOK. PARTICIPANTS IN RENTER’S RIGHTS AND FAIR HOUSING AND/OR NEIGHBORHOOD STABILITY GROUPS WILL ATTEND AND TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY DO.
    Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Central Library – Teen’Scape
    630 West Fifth Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071
  • A discussion of refugees and immigration. Presented in CONNECTion TO April 24th “Genocide Remembrance Day”
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Canoga Park
    20939 Sherman Way
    Los Angeles, CA 91303
  • JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE CHATSWORTH BRANCH BOOK CLUB IN A THOUGHTFUL DISCUSSION OF “THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS”
    Wednesday, March 6, 2019; 1:30 pm
    Chatsworth Branch Library
    21052 Devonshire St
    Los Angeles, CA 91311
  • FILM SCREENING —  “THE LAMB” A CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ETHIOPIAN FEATURE FILM TELLING THE STORY OF A YOUNG  A HALF-JEWISH ETHIOPIAN BOY WHO IS SENT BY HIS FATHER TO LIVE AMONG DISTANT RELATIVES AFTER HIS MOTHER’S DEATH.
    Thursday, March 14, 2019; 1:30 pm
    Chatsworth Branch Library
    21052 Devonshire St
    Los Angeles, CA 91311
  • Book club discussion
    Saturday, March 16, 2019, 1:00 pm
    Echo Park Branch Library
    1410 West Temple Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90026
  • Book Club
    Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 10:30 am
    Fairfax Branch Library
    161 South Gardner Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Book discussion
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 pm
    Felipe De Neve Branch Library
    2820 West Sixth Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90057
  • It All Starts with Mother–The Memory Box
    Saturday, March 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
    Granada Hills Branch Library
    10640 Petit Avenue
    Granada Hills, CA 91344
  • FILM SCREENING: “THE GOOD LIE” — SUDANESE ORPHANS THEO, HIS SIBLINGS AND OTHER SURVIVORS MAKE A DIFFICULT JOURNEY TO A REFUGEE CAMP IN KENYA. THIRTEEN YEARS LATER, THE GROUP GETS THE CHANCE TO SETTLE IN THE U.S.
    Saturday, March 9, 2019, 3:15 pm
    Harbor City – Harbor Gateway Branch Library
    24000 South Western Avenue
    Harbor City, CA 90710
  • FILM SCREENING: “THE GOOD LIE” — SUDANESE ORPHANS THEO, HIS SIBLINGS AND OTHER SURVIVORS MAKE A DIFFICULT JOURNEY TO A REFUGEE CAMP IN KENYA. THIRTEEN YEARS LATER, THE GROUP GETS THE CHANCE TO SETTLE IN THE U.S. TO BE FOLLOWED BY BOOK DISCUSSION
    Sunday, February 10, 2019, 12:00 pm
    Hollywood Regional Branch Library
    1623 Ivar Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION OF THE BOOK LED BY STEPHANIE D. BURRUS, AN INSTRUCTOR AT LA SOUTHWEST COLLEGE
    Friday, April 12, 2019, 12:00 pm
    Hyde Park Branch Library
    2205 West Florence Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90043
  • BOOK CLUB
    April 9, 2019 6:30 pm
    John C Fremont Branch Library
    6121 Melrose Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90038
  • Puzzle Art
    Thursday, April 4, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Junipero Serra Branch Library
    4607 South Main Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90037
  • Film Screening: Goodbye Solo –A Senegalese cab driver named Solo is working in North Carolina to provide a better life for his young family
    Friday, April 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
    Little Tokyo Branch Library
    203 South Los Angeles Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Book club discussion for adults and teens
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 4:00 pm
    Malabar Branch Library
    2801 Wabash Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
  • Book Club Discussion
    Friday, March 1, 2019, 1:00 pm
    Memorial Branch Library
    4625 West Olympic Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90019
  • Art workshop around gentrification
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 3:30 pm
    North Hollywood Regional Branch Library
    5211 Tujunga Avenue
    North Hollywood, CA 91601
  • Book club discussion
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 1:00 pm
    Northridge Branch Library
    9051 Darby Avenue
    Northridge, CA 91325
  • Book Club
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 2:00 pm (Book giveaway)
    Sunday, March 3, 2019, 2:00 pm (Book discussion)
    Pacoima Branch Library
    13605 Van Nuys Boulevard
    Pacoima, CA 91331
  • Book Club Discussion
    Saturday, March 9, 2019, 10:00 am
    Palisades Branch Library
    861 Alma Real Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90272
  • Book club discussion
    Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 am
    Porter Ranch Branch Library
    11371 Tampa Avenue
    Northridge, CA 91326
  • Collage Workshop: HOW you see yourself, your family, or your neighborhood
    Friday, April 12, 2019, 2:00 pm
    Robertson Branch Library
    1719 South Robertson Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
  • Book club discussion
    Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:30 pm
    Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library
    7771 Foothill Boulevard
    Tujunga, CA 91042
  • Book Club Discussion
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:30 pm
    Studio City Branch Library
    12511 Moorpark Street
    Los Angeles, CA 91604
  • A FILM SCREENING and Book GIveaway
    Film:  “THE LANDLORD” – A YOUNG LANDLORD BUYS AN INNER-CITY TENEMENT IN PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN, WHICH IS UNDERGOING GENTRIFICATION, PLANNING TO EVICT THE OCCUPANTS AND CONSTRUCT A LUXURY HOME FOR HIMSELF. TO BE FOLLOWED BY A DISCUSSION. BOOK DISSEMINATED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MARCH.
    Saturday, April 6, 2019, 2:30 pm
    Van Nuys Branch Library
    6250 Sylmar Avenue
    Van Nuys, CA 91401
  • Panel Book Discussion
    Saturday, March 9, 2019, 12:00 pm
    Washington Irving Library Branch Library
    4117 West Washington Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90018
  • Ethiopian craft/art for young adults
    Saturday, March 9, 2019, 2:00 pm
    Washington Irving Library Branch Library
    4117 West Washington Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90018
  • Book Club
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 11:00 am
    Wilmington Branch Library
    1300 North Avalon Boulevard
    Wilmington, CA 90744
  • Book discussion
    Saturday, March 23, 2019, 3:00 pm
    Wilmington Branch Library
    1300 North Avalon Boulevard
    Wilmington, CA 90744
  • Book Club Discussions
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6:30 pm
    Westchester Branch Library
    7114 West Manchester Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • Book club discussion on the immigrant experience
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 6:00 pm
    Westwood Branch Library
    1246 Glendon Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90024

Location

Los Angeles Public Libraries
Los Angeles, CA United States

Upcoming Events

August 28, 2018 - April 20, 2019
Grammy Museum, 800 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite A 245
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States

Cheech & Chong: Still Rollin

The exhibit explores what made the world fall in love with East LA native Richard “Cheech” Marin and Canadian Tommy Chong while chronicling the development and success of their first feature-length film, Up in Smoke. Items on display will include the original marked-up script from Up in Smoke, the master tape for the soundtrack album, and comedy sketches.   Mondays – Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Adults – $12.95, College Students…

September 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
CA United States
Free

Social Media Discussion of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

DCA will invite readers to join the Big Read online community to discuss Dinaw Mengestu’s book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. Hosted through DCA’s Big Read Program in Los Angeles website, participants will receive a free copy of the book and notices of program events. Through this online portal, readers will exchange postings (to be monitored by DCA), and discuss NEA-provided study guide questions, while also reading and sharing articles related to topics touched upon in the book, such…

September 29, 2018 - February 16, 2019
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Regeneración: Three Generations of Revolutionary Ideology

This exhibit examines the transnational exchange and circulation of revolutionary and activist ideas through which political protest intersected with experimental artistic practices across generations, and between the U.S. and Mexico. The exhibition centers on three instances of political and cultural production, each called Regeneración, and the interconnected ideas and relationships between them.   Opening Reception: Saturday, September 29, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

November 10, 2018 - February 25, 2019
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden, 1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA United States

Carolina Caycedo and Mario Ybarra Jr: Rituals of Labor and Engagement

The Huntington is partnering with East Los Angeles College’s Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) for the third year of The Huntington’s /five year initiative. They have invited noted Los Angeles artists Carolina Caycedo and Mario Ybarra Jr. to create new work in response to The Huntington’s collections around the theme of Identity Mondays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $25 weekdays / $29 weekends

January 18 @ 8:00 pm - March 23 @ 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 23, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019

The Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601 United States
$15 – $34

Death House

On the night a death-house chaplain must hand over the reigns to the confident young pastor set to replace him, the men encounter an enigmatic inmate who challenges their convictions and changes their lives forever. Death House is a startling new piece of theatre that explores justice, redemption, and the possibility that we’re all more connected than we may want to admit.

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