New Hours As Of October 3!

Effective Monday, October 3, hours for our Downtown and Southwest Library locations will change. 

Downtown Library: Open 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, 10am to 2pm, Saturdays. 

Southwest Branch: Open 12pm to 8pm, Monday & Tuesday; 10am to 6pm, Wednesday to Friday, 10am to 2pm, Saturdays. 

Thes new hours help us prepare for the late 2022 opening of our Watts-Midtown Branch. Watch this website, Facebook, and our library email newsletters for updates! 

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Southwest Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
With new hours comes a new time for our monthly book sale! Fill a bag for a donation for big deals on books that need a new home. Free shopping bags available, or purchase a reusuable library tote bag.  If you'd like to volunteer to help with...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cinema at Southwest

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Join us on the first Tuesday of every month, 6-8PM, at the Southwest branch for some of our favorite movies! The movies are mainly chosen for adult audiences, but anyone is welcome. Complimentary popcorn for attendees will be available.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Firefighter Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime

Storytimes

Build early learning skills in your preschooler ages five and under with a fun story, song, and activity.

Event Details:
Today is a special Firefighter Storytime! Join us during Fire Safety Month to hear stories from a fire fighter, see firefighting gear, and learn how to stay safe! Enjoy stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at 11 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

To avoid food allergy conflicts, please enjoy any snacks at home and not at the program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

October Southwest Craft - In Library/Take n Make

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Southwest Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Using bright orange and green paper and string - create a fun Jack-o-Lantern garland. As of Monday, October 3rd, we are officially back to our evening hours on Tuesday, so Southwest crafts will be available to those attending the program Tuesday e...
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Petite Picassos

11:00am - 12:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Early Learning
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do your toddlers love to get messy?  Bring them to Petite Picassos where they can use all of their senses with hands on art.  We will take care of the mess as they create their masterpieces.   Every child will recieve an art ap...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Stranger Things Trivia

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Now that you've finished Season Four of Stranger Things, join us for trivia! Compete with friends and family for bragging rights, or simply test your knowledge of the hit Netflix series. (Again, there will be spoilers: you have been warned.) ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Southwest Library Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime

Storytimes

Build early learning skills in your preschooler ages five and under with a fun story, song, and activity.

Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at 11 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

To avoid food allergy conflicts, please enjoy any snacks at home and not at the program.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:
Discussion of The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan Summary: A charming, clever, and quietly moving debut novel of of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that explores the promises we make and break, losing and finding ourselves, the...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Southwest Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
With new hours comes a new time for our monthly book sale! Fill a bag for a donation for big deals on books that need a new home. Free shopping bags available, or purchase a reusuable library tote bag.  If you'd like to volunteer to help with...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cinema at Southwest

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Join us on the first Tuesday of every month, 6-8PM, at the Southwest branch for some of our favorite movies! The movies are mainly chosen for adult audiences, but anyone is welcome. Complimentary popcorn for attendees will be available.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Southwest Library Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime

Storytimes

Build early learning skills in your preschooler ages five and under with a fun story, song, and activity.

Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at 11 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

To avoid food allergy conflicts, please enjoy any snacks at home and not at the program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

November Southwest Craft - Take n Make

9:00am - 5:45pm
Southwest Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Make cute paper pumpkins and ears of fall corn using pony beads and pipe cleaners! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Southwest Library Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime

Storytimes

Build early learning skills in your preschooler ages five and under with a fun story, song, and activity.

Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at 11 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

To avoid food allergy conflicts, please enjoy any snacks at home and not at the program.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Marvel Trivia Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Celebrate the latest Marvel blockbuster with six rounds of six questions! Compete for prizes and bragging rights in this fast-paced trivia event.  ...
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Petite Picassos

11:00am - 12:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Early Learning
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do your toddlers love to get messy?  Bring them to Petite Picassos where they can use all of their senses with hands on art.  We will take care of the mess as they create their masterpieces.   Every child will recieve an art ap...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Southwest Book Club - November

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Discussion, Book Club
Event Details:
Discussion on (TBA)...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Club, Discussion
Event Details:
Discussion of The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith Summary: "For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the b...

Thanksgiving Closing

All Day 11/24 - 11/25
Some Branches
Branches:
All locations, Downtown Library, Library2Go Mobile Library, Online, Southwest Branch, Outreach, Offsite
Description:
All locations will be closed on November 24th & 25th, 2022 for Thanksgiving. Online services will continue to be available.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Southwest Library Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime

Storytimes

Build early learning skills in your preschooler ages five and under with a fun story, song, and activity.

Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at 11 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

To avoid food allergy conflicts, please enjoy any snacks at home and not at the program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Southwest Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:
Our monthly book sale! Fill a bag for a donation for big deals on books that need a new home. Free shopping bags available, or purchase a reusuable library tote bag.  If you'd like to volunteer to help with these monthly sales, please leave y...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cinema at Southwest

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
Join us on the first Tuesday of every month, 6-8PM, at the Southwest branch for some of our favorite movies! The movies are mainly chosen for adult audiences, but anyone is welcome. Complimentary popcorn for attendees will be available.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Southwest Library Toddler Tales

11:00am - 11:30am
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Age Group: Children, Early Learning
Program Type: Storytime

Storytimes

Build early learning skills in your preschooler ages five and under with a fun story, song, and activity.

Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at 11 am.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

To avoid food allergy conflicts, please enjoy any snacks at home and not at the program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

December Southwest Craft - Take n Make

All Day
Southwest Branch
Registration
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Using a paper plate and papers, create a fun Christmas Tree mobile art project. ...
This event is in the "Early Learning" group.

Petite Picassos

11:00am - 12:00pm
Southwest Branch
Library Branch: Southwest Branch
Room: Southwest Community Room
Age Group: Early Learning
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do your toddlers love to get messy?  Bring them to Petite Picassos where they can use all of their senses with hands on art.  We will take care of the mess as they create their masterpieces.   Every child will recieve an art ap...