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Smarty Pants Storytime

In-Person Program

2024-06-13 10:30:00 2024-06-13 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Smarty Pants Storytime Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library -

Thursday, June 13
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2024-06-13 10:30:00 2024-06-13 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Smarty Pants Storytime Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library -

Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver.

This program is part of Smart Start at the Library, LA County Library's collection of programs and services for early learners ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers.

Attendance is limited, and advance registration is required. Please register every individual in your party, including kids. This will be used to save your spots in the program. We cannot guarantee availability for any unregistered attendees. 

Program and materials provided in collaboration with DMH and MHSA.

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AGE GROUP: | Toddlers | Preschoolers |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime |

TAGS: | Smarty Pants Storytime |

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Phone: 310.327.4830

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 Closed
Tue, Jun 25 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 Closed

About the branch

The original library opened in a leased storefront building at 18419 S. Avalon Blvd on June 4, 1959. The present library was dedicated on June 2, 1973.

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Wed, Jul 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
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Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Wed, Jul 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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