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Featured Events from Your County Library

The County Library offers free year-round events to serve the informational, educational, and recreational interests of our customers. Featured below are upcoming family friendly events. More children and family friendly events can be found in the main Calendar.

Date Location

Thu, Apr 24,
8:30 AM

@ Chet Holifield Library

Parenting Workshop-Session I

The Montebello Unified School District Head Start Program, in conjunction with the library's Family Place programming, will be presenting on "Managing Finances" this month.  The sessions will be held primarily in Spanish. For parents and caretakes with children age 0-5

Thu, Apr 24,
10:00 AM

@ La Crescenta Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Free workshop series for parents with children ages 0-3 years old. Connect with resource professionals and other parents in a child-friendly environment. 
Topics include positive parenting, child safety, nutrition, early literacy, and movement.

Thu, Apr 24,
10:00 AM

@ Lancaster Library

'Parent Child Workshop'

 Lancaster's Spring Session of the Parent-Child Workshop is coming. Join us as we play and learn with our infants and toddlers using age- appropriate toys . Specialists in literacy, nutrition, pediatric dentistry and child and family safety will be available. Ages: 1-3 years.  Call 661-948-5029, Children's staff for further information.

Thu, Apr 24,
10:30 AM

@ Topanga Library

Parent/Child Workshops

Join us for a 5 week series in which caregivers and their children ages 1-3 can meet, chat, share and play.

Each week a different professional will be available to informally answer any questions you may have, while you and your child play together.

Registration is required. Please see Children's Librarian to register or for more information.

Thu, Apr 24,
12:15 PM

@ Chet Holifield Library

Parenting Workshop-Session II

The Montebello Unified School District Head Start Program, in conjunction with the library's Family Place programming, will be presenting on "Managing Finances" this month.  The sessions will be held primarily in Spanish. For parents and caretakes with children age 0-5

Thu, Apr 24,
6:00 PM

@ Sorensen Library

Parent/Child Workshop

Join us for toys, books, and art activities. Meet other parents and caregivers, and spend some quality time with your child. Every week, a local resource specialist, will offer useful parenting information.

Register at the Children's Information desk. Sign-ups begin March 10, 2014. For ages 1-3 and their adult caregivers.

Fri, Apr 25,
11:00 AM

@ Lawndale Library

Family Place Workshop #4 Car Seat Safety & Check

 

Very young children (infants through age 3) and their caregivers are invited to attend a 5 week series of parenting workshops. Each session features a resource person who specializes in a parenting topic and shares information and insights. The sessions are informal, encouraging learning through play and discovery. Preregister at the Lawndale Library Children's Information Desk. Adults must stay with their child for the entire length of the session.

Presented by Dion Conley, CHP. If you would like Officer Conley to check your child's car seat in your car drive to the library and park in the angle parking on Grevellia Street. Officer Conley will check as many vehicles as time allows on a first-come, first served basis.

Fri, Apr 25,
12:00 PM

@ Graham Library

Family Place Parent-Child Workshops

http://i1347.photobucket.com/albums/p717/sweetiecatlee/FamilyPlaceWorkshop511-2-12011_zps7f294912.jpgThe Graham Library is pleased to offer a series of five workshops for parents/caregivers and their children up to 3 years of age. You will be able to spend quality time playing with your children in a welcoming setting filled with educational and fun toys, books, and art activities. Local child development specialists will also be on hand to answer questions about various parenting topics.

 

Advance registration is required. Please sign up at the circulation desk at the library or ask to see the Children's Librarian.

Fri, Apr 25,
3:30 PM

@ Lynwood Library

Parent Cafe

Parents, want to meet other parents, share stories of modern family life, and generally enjoy a relaxing hour over some refreshments?  Then Parent Cafe is for you!  There will be a Storytime in the children's area while Parent Cafe is occurring.

Sat, Apr 26,
10:00 AM

@ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Stress Management for Parents

Being a parent can be stressful. Carlos Benavides from The Children's Bureau will share stress management tips along with information about the services The Children's Bureau offers to families and children. For Parents of all ages

Sat, Apr 26,
12:00 PM

@ Woodcrest Library

Baby Bonding

Come join us for a day of play and bonding with your baby or toddler!

Mon, Apr 28,
11:00 AM

@ Sunkist Library

Parent-Child Workshop

​As a parent, you are the first and most important teacher your child will have. This five-week workshop offers parents an opportunity to play, create and learn with their children, ages 0-4 years old. Local experts on child development, health and safety will be available to share information and answer questions.  Register for the parent-child workshop at the Information Desk.

Tue, Apr 29,
10:00 AM

@ Bell Gardens Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshops - Obesity Prevention

 

Workshop #5: Obesity Prevention presented by Ricardo Lopez, Leslie Martinez, Community Health Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital

 

Tue, Apr 29,
10:15 AM

@ Paramount Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Join us for our free Family Place Parent/Child Workshop, a five-week series for parents and their children ages 0-5. Workshops feature age-appropriate toys, books and activities. Each week a community resource specialist will be available to answer questions in their field of expertise.

Tue, Apr 29,
10:30 AM

@ Compton Library

Family Place, Parent-Child Workshop

This program is a five week series for parents and children ages one to five.  A 1-hour program each week offers opportunities for parents and children to play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere.   Parents will have an opportunity to meet and question community experts in areas of child development including speech and language, nutrition, play, movement and music.  Registration is required.

Tue, Apr 29,
10:30 AM

@ Lake Los Angeles Library

Parent/Child Workshop

Children play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere, while parents meet and question community experts. Registration is required. This program is for children ages 1 to 3 years and their parents.

Tue, Apr 29,
11:00 AM

@ La Mirada Library

Parent and Child Workshop

blocksPlaying is learning! Babies learn and families grow as they play together. Children 0-3 years old are invited to come play with their parents at the Parent and Child Workshop. It's a great opportunity for socializing with other parents and resource specialists will be on hand to answer child care questions.

Please register at the La Mirada Library Information Desk.

Tue, Apr 29,
12:00 PM

@ East Rancho Dominguez Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Family Place Workshop

Nurture your child's love of play and encourage early literacy by participating in our parent-child workshops. Learn tips and information from a resource specialist while your child has fun in the library! Please register at the reference desk. Ages 1 to 3 years old.

Cultive el amor de jugar en su hijo y estimule el aprendizaje temprano, participando en los talleres de padres e hijos. Reciba consejos e información de un especialista en educación infantil, mientras su hijo se divierte en la biblioteca! Por favor regístrese en el escritorio de información. Para niños de 1 a 3 años edad.

Wed, Apr 30,
10:30 AM

@ Lynwood Library

Parent-Child Workshops

Join us for a series of workshops that will help parents of children ages 3 and younger make the most of the early childhood years!  Children will learn through play, while parents will get a chance to speak with different resource specialists on early childhood issues.

Wed, Apr 30,
11:00 AM

@ Carson Library

Parent/Child Workshop

*Registration is required* Please contact the library to register. For ages 4 and younger accompanied by an adult

Spend time with your child at the library!  Come ready to play with other families and with questions for our guest community specialist of the week.  Have fun learning together with your child!

Wed, Apr 30,
11:00 AM

@ Diamond Bar Library

1 2 3 Play With Me - Family Place Parent Child Workshop

Family Place workshops are an opportunity for parents and caregivers and their children (3 years of age and under) to play and learn together in a playful setting filled with toys and activities that foster learning and creativity. A different community resource specialist will be available at each session to give a brief talk and answer questions on various parenting topics. The series will take place every Wednesday in April, from April 2nd through the 30th at 11:00 AM. Pre-registration will start March 17th at the Children's Reference Desk.

Thu, May 1,
10:00 AM

@ La Crescenta Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Free workshop series for parents with children ages 0-3 years old. Connect with resource professionals and other parents in a child-friendly environment. 
Topics include positive parenting, child safety, nutrition, early literacy, and movement.

Thu, May 1,
10:00 AM

@ Lancaster Library

'Parent Child Workshop'

 Lancaster's Spring Session of the Parent-Child Workshop is coming. Join us as we play and learn with our infants and toddlers using age- appropriate toys . Specialists in literacy, nutrition, pediatric dentistry and child and family safety will be available. Ages: 1-3 years.  Call 661-948-5029, Children's staff for further information.

Thu, May 1,
10:30 AM

@ Topanga Library

Parent/Child Workshops

Join us for a 5 week series in which caregivers and their children ages 1-3 can meet, chat, share and play.

Each week a different professional will be available to informally answer any questions you may have, while you and your child play together.

Registration is required. Please see Children's Librarian to register or for more information.

Thu, May 1,
11:00 AM

@ Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

  • Pre-register for these five FREE sessions
  • Fun workshops with toys, books, and art activities
  • Meet & speak with local child development specialists every week on the following topics: Speech and language development, Dental health, Nutrition, Child Development, and Literacy
  • For children up to age 3-1/2 and their caregivers

 

Thu, May 1,
6:00 PM

@ Sorensen Library

Parent/Child Workshop

Join us for toys, books, and art activities. Meet other parents and caregivers, and spend some quality time with your child. Every week, a local resource specialist, will offer useful parenting information.

Register at the Children's Information desk. Sign-ups begin March 10, 2014. For ages 1-3 and their adult caregivers.

Fri, May 2,
11:00 AM

@ Lawndale Library

Family Place Workshop #5 Reading Readiness

Very young children (infants through age 3) and their caregivers are invited to attend a 5 week series of parenting workshops. Each session features a resource person specializing in a parenting topic who shares information and insights. Sessions are informal, encouraging learning through play and discovery. Preregister at Lawndale Library's Children's Information Desk. Adults must stay with their child for the entire length of the session.

 

Presented by Children's Librarian Julie Broyles

Fri, May 2,
12:00 PM

@ Graham Library

Family Place Parent-Child Workshops

http://i1347.photobucket.com/albums/p717/sweetiecatlee/FamilyPlaceWorkshop511-2-12011_zps7f294912.jpgThe Graham Library is pleased to offer a series of five workshops for parents/caregivers and their children up to 3 years of age. You will be able to spend quality time playing with your children in a welcoming setting filled with educational and fun toys, books, and art activities. Local child development specialists will also be on hand to answer questions about various parenting topics.

 

Advance registration is required. Please sign up at the circulation desk at the library or ask to see the Children's Librarian.

Sat, May 3,
10:00 AM

@ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshops

Family Place LogoFun with toys, books, and art activities. Spend time with your child ages 3 years old and younger & meet other parents and caregivers.  Get useful information from local resource specialists, such as dentists and fire fighters.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Contact the library for more information.

Sat, May 3,
2:00 PM

@ Diamond Bar Library

Step Parenting Workshop

Step Parenting WorkshopFinding yourself a new member of the family? Nowhere to turn? Now there is help! Join step-parenting expert Kathy Hammond to learn the basics of step-parenting. Everything from legal visitation issues to discipline to dealing with your new childrens' biological relatives will be covered in this crash course to step-parenting.

This course is designed for both step-moms and step-dads.

This event is appropriate for adults.

Mon, May 5,
11:00 AM

@ Sunkist Library

Parent-Child Workshop

​As a parent, you are the first and most important teacher your child will have. This five-week workshop offers parents an opportunity to play, create and learn with their children, ages 0-4 years old. Local experts on child development, health and safety will be available to share information and answer questions.  Register for the parent-child workshop at the Information Desk.

Tue, May 6,
10:30 AM

@ Lake Los Angeles Library

Parent/Child Workshop

Children play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere, while parents meet and question community experts. Registration is required. This program is for children ages 1 to 3 years and their parents.

Tue, May 6,
12:00 PM

@ East Rancho Dominguez Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Family Place Workshop

Nurture your child's love of play and encourage early literacy by participating in our parent-child workshops. Learn tips and information from a resource specialist while your child has fun in the library! Please register at the reference desk. Ages 1 to 3 years old.

Cultive el amor de jugar en su hijo y estimule el aprendizaje temprano, participando en los talleres de padres e hijos. Reciba consejos e información de un especialista en educación infantil, mientras su hijo se divierte en la biblioteca! Por favor regístrese en el escritorio de información. Para niños de 1 a 3 años edad.

Wed, May 7,
10:00 AM

@ Norwalk Library

Family Place Parent Child Workshop

Twice a year, the Library offers the Parent/Child Workshop,  a core component of Family Place Libraries. This five-week workshop helps families with young children come together with community resource professionals to get the support and guidance they need.  The topic for this workshop is nutrition provided by the Norwalk La Mirada School District Nutrition Department.  Registration is required.  For parents with children ages 1-3.

Wed, May 7,
11:00 AM

@ Carson Library

Parent/Child Workshop

*Registration is required* Please contact the library to register. For ages 4 and younger accompanied by an adult

Spend time with your child at the library!  Come ready to play with other families and with questions for our guest community specialist of the week.  Have fun learning together with your child!

Thu, May 8,
10:00 AM

@ La Crescenta Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Free workshop series for parents with children ages 0-3 years old. Connect with resource professionals and other parents in a child-friendly environment. 
Topics include positive parenting, child safety, nutrition, early literacy, and movement.

Thu, May 8,
11:00 AM

@ Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

  • Pre-register for these five FREE sessions
  • Fun workshops with toys, books, and art activities
  • Meet & speak with local child development specialists every week on the following topics: Speech and language development, Dental health, Nutrition, Child Development, and Literacy
  • For children up to age 3-1/2 and their caregivers

 

Fri, May 9,
3:30 PM

@ Lynwood Library

Parent Cafe

Parents, want to meet other parents, share stories of modern family life, and generally enjoy a relaxing hour over some refreshments?  Then Parent Cafe is for you!  There will be a Storytime in the children's area while Parent Cafe is occurring.

Sat, May 10,
10:00 AM

@ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshops

Family Place LogoFun with toys, books, and art activities. Spend time with your child ages 3 years old and younger & meet other parents and caregivers.  Get useful information from local resource specialists, such as dentists and fire fighters.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Contact the library for more information.

Tue, May 13,
10:30 AM

@ Lake Los Angeles Library

Parent/Child Workshop

Children play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere, while parents meet and question community experts. Registration is required. This program is for children ages 1 to 3 years and their parents.

Tue, May 13,
12:00 PM

@ East Rancho Dominguez Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Family Place Workshop

Nurture your child's love of play and encourage early literacy by participating in our parent-child workshops. Learn tips and information from a resource specialist while your child has fun in the library! Please register at the reference desk. Ages 1 to 3 years old.

Cultive el amor de jugar en su hijo y estimule el aprendizaje temprano, participando en los talleres de padres e hijos. Reciba consejos e información de un especialista en educación infantil, mientras su hijo se divierte en la biblioteca! Por favor regístrese en el escritorio de información. Para niños de 1 a 3 años edad.

Wed, May 14,
10:00 AM

@ Norwalk Library

Family Place Parent Child Workshop

Twice a year, the Library offers the Parent/Child Workshop,  a core component of Family Place Libraries. This five-week workshop helps families with young children come together with community resource professionals to get the support and guidance they need.  The topic for this workshop is Immunization provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.  Registration is required.  For parents with children ages 1-3.

Wed, May 14,
11:00 AM

@ Carson Library

Parent/Child Workshop

*Registration is required* Please contact the library to register. For ages 4 and younger accompanied by an adult

Spend time with your child at the library!  Come ready to play with other families and with questions for our guest community specialist of the week.  Have fun learning together with your child!

Thu, May 15,
8:30 AM

@ Chet Holifield Library

Parenting Workshop-Session I

The Montebello Unified School District Head Start Program, in conjunction with the library's Family Place programming, will be presenting on "Domestic Violence & Child Abuse" this month.  The sessions will be held primarily in Spanish. For parents and caretakes with children age 0-5

Thu, May 15,
11:00 AM

@ Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

  • Pre-register for these five FREE sessions
  • Fun workshops with toys, books, and art activities
  • Meet & speak with local child development specialists every week on the following topics: Speech and language development, Dental health, Nutrition, Child Development, and Literacy
  • For children up to age 3-1/2 and their caregivers

 

Thu, May 15,
12:15 PM

@ Chet Holifield Library

Parenting Workshop-Session II

The Montebello Unified School District Head Start Program, in conjunction with the library's Family Place programming, will be presenting on "Domestic Violence & Child Abuse" this month.  The sessions will be held primarily in Spanish. For parents and caretakes with children age 0-5

Fri, May 16,
11:00 PM

@ Lawndale Library

Family Place Playdate

Have fun at the library! Very young children (infants through age three) and their parents/caregivers are invited to the Library for an hour of play, learning, and discovery the first and third Friday of each month.

Children will enjoy wonderful age appropriate toys, music, songs, and fingerplays. It's a great opportunity to meet other local families. Support your child as a partner in their growth and development.

Sat, May 17,
10:00 AM

@ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshops

Family Place LogoFun with toys, books, and art activities. Spend time with your child ages 3 years old and younger & meet other parents and caregivers.  Get useful information from local resource specialists, such as dentists and fire fighters.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Contact the library for more information.

Tue, May 20,
10:30 AM

@ Lake Los Angeles Library

Parent/Child Workshop

Children play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere, while parents meet and question community experts. Registration is required. This program is for children ages 1 to 3 years and their parents.

Tue, May 20,
12:00 PM

@ East Rancho Dominguez Library

Parent-Child Workshop

Family Place Workshop

Nurture your child's love of play and encourage early literacy by participating in our parent-child workshops. Learn tips and information from a resource specialist while your child has fun in the library! Please register at the reference desk. Ages 1 to 3 years old.

Cultive el amor de jugar en su hijo y estimule el aprendizaje temprano, participando en los talleres de padres e hijos. Reciba consejos e información de un especialista en educación infantil, mientras su hijo se divierte en la biblioteca! Por favor regístrese en el escritorio de información. Para niños de 1 a 3 años edad.

Wed, May 21,
10:00 AM

@ Norwalk Library

Family Place Parent Child Workshop

Twice a year, the Library offers the Parent/Child Workshop,  a core component of Family Place Libraries. This five-week workshop helps families with young children come together with community resource professionals to get the support and guidance they need.  The topic for this workshop is speech and language development provided by Let's Talk Speech and Language Therapy.  Registration is required.  For parents with children ages 1-3.

 

Wed, May 21,
11:00 AM

@ Carson Library

Parent/Child Workshop

*Registration is required* Please contact the library to register. For ages 4 and younger accompanied by an adult

Spend time with your child at the library!  Come ready to play with other families and with questions for our guest community specialist of the week.  Have fun learning together with your child!

Thu, May 22,
11:00 AM

@ Clifton M. Brakensiek Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

  • Pre-register for these five FREE sessions
  • Fun workshops with toys, books, and art activities
  • Meet & speak with local child development specialists every week on the following topics: Speech and language development, Dental health, Nutrition, Child Development, and Literacy
  • For children up to age 3-1/2 and their caregivers

 

Fri, May 23,
3:30 PM

@ Lynwood Library

Parent Cafe

Parents, want to meet other parents, share stories of modern family life, and generally enjoy a relaxing hour over some refreshments?  Then Parent Cafe is for you!  There will be a Storytime in the children's area while Parent Cafe is occurring.

Sat, May 24,
10:00 AM

@ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Family Place Parent/Child Workshops

Family Place LogoFun with toys, books, and art activities. Spend time with your child ages 3 years old and younger & meet other parents and caregivers.  Get useful information from local resource specialists, such as dentists and fire fighters.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Contact the library for more information.

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From museum exhibitions, live theatre, film festivals, kid-friendly events, and more – there’s something for everyone. This calendar is a free, official resource funded by the LA County Arts Commission with content submitted directly by the diverse arts, and cultural and recreational community of Los Angeles.

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Eye Spy LA is a local's guide to Los Angeles and surrounding areas. Check their calendar for family events & things to do with your kids.