161 S. Gardner St.
Spring crafts: Kids ages 5 and up can make baskets and go on an egg hunt on Thurs., April 17 at 4 p.m.
STAR: Trained library volunteers read children’s stories. Kathy reads on Mondays at 3 p.m. Linda reads on Wednesdays at 3 p.m.
Toddler Storytime: Children ages 18 mos. to 3 years can come hear stories, sing songs and say rhymes on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 to 5 years can come hear stories, sing songs and say rhymes on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Teen Council: Meet to plan teen programs and make suggestions for purchases on Thurs., April 17 at 4 p.m.
L.A. Quiltmakers Guild: Meets Sat., April 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Art of Speaking: Taught by Molly Brandenberg on Sat., April 5 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com.
Friends of the Library: Meeting to discuss ways to help the library on Tues., April 8 at 11 a.m.
MS Support Group: For those living with multiple sclerosis, friends and family. Meets Thurs., April 10 at 6 p.m.
MOMS Club of Mid-Wilshire: Support group for Moms meets on Fri., April 18 at 3 p.m.
Eclectic, Etc.: Rock & Geek productions presents “EvenMore Plays with Nothing in Common,” written and directed by Thomas J. Misuraca and Terry McFadden on Sat., April 19 at 2 p.m.
Medicare 101: Learn about applying for Medicare on Thurs., April 24 at 2 p.m.
Historical Novel Society: Discussion and publishing tips on Sat., April 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Computer Comfort: Hands-on training on the computer on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Book Sale: Lots of deals on used books and more on Wednesdays from 12 to 4 p.m.
6121 Melrose Ave.
STAR: Library volunteers Jane and Ashley read children’s stories aloud on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 2 p.m. Baby and Toddler Storytime: Children ages infant to 2 years old can enjoy stories, songs and rhymes on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Kids ages 2 years old and up can hear stories, sing songs, and say rhymes on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
Poetry Storytime and Craft: Read and write poetry and make a craft on Thurs., April 24 at 4 p.m.
Soap making: Make your own designer soaps on Tues., April 15 at 3 p.m. Light snacks served.
SAT Practice Test: Full-length test administered by Princeton Review on Sat., April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bring calculator. Space is limited, so sign up as soon as possible.
Friends of the Library Book Sale: Book and cd deals on Fri., April 4 and Sat., April 5 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Book Club: Meets Tues., April 8 at 6:30 p.m. Call branch for this month’s selection.
4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Babies and Books: For children ages infant to 1 year to share stories, songs and rhymes on Wed., April 16 and 30 at 11 a.m.
Earth Day crafts: Make crafts out of recycled magazines on Thurs., April 10 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Game Day for Teens: Kids in 6th to 12th grades can play board games on Thurs., April 24 from 4 to 5 p.m.
First Friday Book Club: Meets Fri., April 4 from 1 to 2 p.m. Call branch for title.
Bollywood Festival: See a film on India, learn about Bollywood dance, and taste indigenous foods on Thurs., April 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. Friends of the Library Used Book Sale: Deals on books, cds and dvds. Tuesdays from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday Night @ the Movies: See a classic or new movie. Free popcorn. Tuesdays at 5 p.m.
Fun & Games: Play Chinese mah jong, Scrabble, Battleship, checkers, other games on Wednesdays at noon.
Sahaja Meditation: Learn meditation on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Computer Comfort Class: Computer basics on Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. or online: www.laplcomputerclass.blogspot.com.
Chess Club: All skill levels welcome to play chess on Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
Knitting Circle: All skill levels welcome to spin a yarnon Saturdays from 10 to 11 a.m.
Hatha Yoga: Wear comfortable clothing, bring yoga mat or heavy towel. Meets Saturdays at 12:15 p.m.
149 N. St. Andrews Place
Baby’s Sleepy Story Time: Bring your infant or baby up to 2 years old in their pajamas for 15 minutes of a quick story and a lullaby and then back home to sleep on Mondays from 6 to 6:15 p.m.
Preschool Storytime: Kids ages 3 to 5 years can hear stories and sing songs on Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m.
Summer Reading Club sign up: Volunteer to help with the summer reading club on Sat., April 12 from noon to 4 p.m.
Teen Council: Meet to discuss books, music and movies on Thurs., April 24 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Early Hollywood and Hancock Park: Author and journalist Patricia Rye talks about history of studios and Hancock Park on Sat., April 12 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Sponsored by the Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society.
Friends of the Wilshire Library Book Sale: Deals on used books on Sat., April 12 from noon to 4 p.m.
Volunteer Appreciation and Recruitment Day: Meet regular volunteers and learn how you help on Sat., April 12 from noon to 4 p.m.
Poems in Your Pocket: Come to the library on Fri., April 18 and receive a pocket poem and small token of appreciation. Share your poem or leave it in an unexpected place.
Citizenship Classes: Free classes taught by an instructor from the Catholic Charities of Los Angeles. Ten-week classes begin Sat., April 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For information and to register call 213-251-3542.
POW! Book Club: Lead by Moka Hinds. This month’s selection is “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri. Meets Thurs., April 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Computer Class: Computer and internet basics workshop on research and social media. Call branch for dates and times.
Library Hours for the above branches are:
Mon., Weds. – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tues., Thurs. – 12:30 – 8 p.m.
Fri., Sat. – 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.