L.A. Public Library Offers Numerous Free Programs

For the complete schedule of all the programs offered by the Los Angeles Public Library this coming week, visit: lapl.org/summer. If you or your children have not signed up for the summer reading challenge program, which is held from June 1 to August 31, visit: lapl.org/summer.

CHEMICAL REACTION:

Miss Danielle from the Venice Branch Library will demonstrate a chemical reaction with Mentos and Diet Coke. The experiment will be live on Zoom at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 22. Email ddyer@lapl.org for the link. If you want to try the experiment, make sure you have the following materials on hand: three bottles of 2-liter Diet Cokes, three packs of Mentos, a geyser tube or paper to make a funnel—and a patio or yard.

SCRATCH CODING CLASS:

A SCRATCH coding class for kids, ages 7 to 12, starts tomorrow, June 22 at 2 p.m. and continues on Monday, June, 29, July 6 and July 13. This self-paced video course is aided with live  help from Zoom.

Email mrobins@lapl.org for questions or Zoom access link.

BOOK CLUB FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL READERS:

Ms. Ashely of the Brentwood Branch Library, will lead a discussion of “Because of Winn-Dixie,” by Kate Di Camillo. If a person wants to participate and does not have a book, it can be borrowed with the Hoopla, Overdrive or Libby apps. The discussion will be live on Zoom at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 26. Email akagan@lapl.org for the link.

FLIGHTS OF FANTASY: STORY THEATRE

Lorrie Oshatz and Teresa Amy bring folktales and fables to life. Kids can watch them live on YouTube  (Los Angeles Public Library) or live on Facebook (@lapubliclibrary) at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23.

MEET THE AUTHOR:

Lilliam Rivera, the author of the new middle-grade novel, “Goldie Vance: The Hotel Whodunit!” will be live on YouTube and also on Facebook at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 26.

LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE:

Did you know that if you have a library card, you have free 24/7 unlimited access to learning a new language?

Courses are offered through Mango Language, which offers a choice of 70 languages, and Transparent Language Online, which offers 120 languages. (Visit: https://lapl.org/language-learning.)

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1 Response to L.A. Public Library Offers Numerous Free Programs

  1. M says:

    WONDERFUL INFORMATION! Thank you, Sue. M

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