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Naloxone (Narcan) Clinics

2024-06-05 12:00:00 2024-06-05 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Naloxone (Narcan) Clinics In response to an increase in fentanyl and other opioid related overdoses, we've partnered with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health and California Department of Health Care Services to offer free doses of Naloxone (Narcan). A C Bilbrew Library -

Wednesday, June 05
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-05 12:00:00 2024-06-05 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Naloxone (Narcan) Clinics In response to an increase in fentanyl and other opioid related overdoses, we've partnered with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health and California Department of Health Care Services to offer free doses of Naloxone (Narcan). A C Bilbrew Library -

In response to an increase in fentanyl and other opioid related overdoses, we've partnered with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health and California Department of Health Care Services to offer free doses of Naloxone (Narcan).

    Customers will need to complete a brief training on how to administer Naloxone, which will be available on site. 

    • No ID Required
    • No Proof of Insurance
    • No Cost
    • Limit one per customer, while supplies last

    AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

    EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness |

    TAGS: | Naloxone Clinics |

    A C Bilbrew Library

    Phone: 310.538.3350

    Hours
    We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Juneteenth
    Mon, Jun 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
    Tue, Jun 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
    Wed, Jun 19 Closed
    (Juneteenth)
    Thu, Jun 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
    Fri, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sun, Jun 23 Closed

    About the branch

    Located in a shopping center from 1964 to 1974, the North Enterprise Branch became the A C Bilbrew Library with the opening of the present building on November 2, 1974. Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn was instrumental in the library obtaining funding through a Model Neighborhood Development Program to build a 21,000 square foot library with a capacity to house 100,000 books. The library was designed by Vincent Proby, an African-American architect and is named for Madame A C Bilbrew, a community leader and former deputy for Supervisor Hahn who was also a musician and poet.

    In 1933, Mrs. Bilbrew was the first black soloist to appear on radio, and in 1928, she produced the first Negro chorus that was featured in Hollywood's first Negro talkie, titled "Hearts in Dixie." She was the first black person to have a radio show. Mrs. Bilbrew was also a producer of pageants and dramas, an outstanding dramatic reader, and choral director.

    A C Bilbrew Library houses the Black Resource Center which supports research and study on social, historical, musical, and cultural aspects unique to the "Black Experience" such as Juneteenth and Kwanzaa. From 1980-2008, A C Bilbrew Library has hosted the County Library's African American History Month Celebration. The "Living Black History Tribute" first honoree was Eubie Blake. This became the "African-American Living Legend" Series. Past Honorees have included Cab Calloway, Count Basie, Rosa Parks, James Baldwin, Coretta Scott King, and Ray Charles. An interactive Living Legends digital display is featured in the main lobby. The library is located in an unincorporated area west of the City of Compton.

    Upcoming events

    Mon, Jun 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Activity Room
    New parents, join us at a special program designed for you. Bring your new baby and learn about all the great programs and services we have for parents, caregivers, and children, and connect with other new parents/families in the community.

    Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Meeting Room
    While enjoying summer, join Drones4kids for a drone-flying program in the library meeting room! Kids will have the opportunity to fly a drone and learn how drones are utilized. For children ages 7 - 12 with parent or caregiver.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Activity Room
    Start your summer off with a mystery by reading: A Royal Conundrum (The Misfits) by Lisa Yee. Then, join an engaging discussion of this book along with trivia, games and other fun activities! Recommended Ages: 9 - 12. Reading level: 3rd - 7th grade.

    Wed, Jun 26, 11:15am - 11:45am
    Activity Room
    Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. Arts/crafts extension activities included. For ages 2 - 5 with a parent or caregiver.

    Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    In response to an increase in fentanyl and other opioid related overdoses, we've partnered with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health and California Department of Health Care Services to offer free doses of Naloxone (Narcan).

    Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Activity Room
    Are you a teen interested in making a difference in your library and community? Join the Teen Advisory Board! For ages 14 - 17.

    Thu, Jun 27, 4:15pm - 5:45pm
    Activity Room
    Looking for fun this summer? Beat the heat and join us for an evening of board and video game fun! We have a variety of games for the whole family to play - infants/toddlers included!  All ages welcome.

    Wed, Jul 03, 11:15am - 11:45am
    Activity Room
    Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. Arts/crafts extension activities included. For ages 2 - 5 with a parent or caregiver.

    Wed, Jul 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Meeting Room
    Discover the best ways to navigate around LA County using public transportation. In addition, we will share transportation safety tips and preview a practice driving test. After, play Mario Kart with other teens. For tweens & teens, ages 12 - 18.

    Wed, Jul 10, 11:15am - 11:45am
    Activity Room
    Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. Arts/crafts extension activities included. For ages 2 - 5 with a parent or caregiver.

    Wed, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Activity Room
    Cool off at the library and paint your own masterpiece! Learn some basic acrylic painting techniques while you create your own summer beach scene on canvas.  For ages 13 - 17.

    Thu, Jul 11, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
    Activity Room
    Learn about cultures and faiths around the world through celebrations happening this summer. Explore the traditions of Summer Solstice, Obon, and Paryushana Parva. Then write a story about your family or favorite summer memory. For ages 8 - 12.

    Tue, Jul 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Activity Room
    Coco coir planters are made from the husks of coconuts which can be planted in the ground with no waste.  This workshop will help you start your seeds for your summer garden using this environmentally friendly material. For adults 18+.

    Wed, Jul 17, 11:15am - 11:45am
    Activity Room
    Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. Arts/crafts extension activities included. For ages 2 - 5 with a parent or caregiver.

    Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Activity Room
    Terrariums are a great way to add a little greenery to your desk. Join us as we make some colorful succulent sand terrariums. Learn about the history of terrariums and their growth in popularity over the years. For ages 13 – 17.

    Thu, Jul 18, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
    Activity Room
    Summer is the perfect time to visit the beach but have you ever wondered what lies beneath the surface of the sea? Learn about the animals that inhabit the ocean and create your very own paper undersea ecosystem! For ages 5 – 12 with adult caregiver.