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Sperber Community Library

The Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles at American Jewish was dedicated by the Sperber Family in memory of noted philanthropist and landscape developer Burton Sperber. 

The library welcomes the entire Los Angeles Jewish Community to enjoy its state-of-the art facility and participate in a variety of programs for adults, children and families, including Grandparent & Me, book and film clubs, genealogy research and literary events with noted authors. Join our community of book lovers and learners.

  • Me to We: Private Seminar

    Me to We: Private Seminar

    Dates: Ongoing /Flexible Time: Hours are flexible and scheduled according to each couple's needs. Your wedding marks the beginning of a lifelong journey together. As you walk this road, take the time and learn tools to make it last. Read More

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  • Making Marriage Work Basic Seminar

    Making Marriage Work Basic Seminar

    Marriage like life is a process... Led by a licensed therapist, this seminar provides a safe, open environment in which couples learn to share, develop and enrich intimate loving relationships. Couples will learn communication skills and conflict resolution techniques necessary to strengthen their marriage. Topics include: * The meaning of love and commitment * The effect of personal history and personalities on your relationship - parents, in-laws, friends * Time Management * Intimacy and Family Planning * Money Management Read More

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  • Grandparent & Me - Israel Independence Day

    Grandparent & Me - Israel Independence Day

    Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles and PJ Library present: 'Grandparent & Me' -- Sunday Morning Storytime Music, singing, crafts and an interactive story for preschoolers ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old and their Grandparents or other Special Persons. Each session meets on a Sunday morning from 10:00am-11:30am. $20 per family, per session or register for all 8 sessions for $140 and get one free! Space is limited. Read More

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  • Fun in the Sperber: Design Challenge at the Library

    Fun in the Sperber: Design Challenge at the Library

    It's Design Challenge Day at the library! Join Tora Kim, of L.A. Makerspace in making your own air-powered balloon car with various recycled materials such as bottle tops, pens, cardboard, plastic bottles, chopsticks, sponges and a balloon. Whose design will go the farthest and be the fastest? Watch this fun PBS video to see how it's done: http://pbskids.org/designsquad/build/4-wheel-balloon-car/ Read More

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  • Sundays in the Park: May 14, 2017

    Sundays in the Park: May 14, 2017

    REGISTRATION IS PAID WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE CHECK-IN TABLE. $5 for adults and children 4 and over. Children 3 and under are FREE! What is your family doing on Sunday? Join us on our 2,700 acre playground. There’s so much to do together! Celebrate Mother's Day! --Meet new reptile friends --Feed the pygmy goats --Ride a horse --Make a craft --Discover our STEAM Lab (Science/Teva/Earth/Animals/Mensches) --Explore nature - Play gaga & archery --Playground activities --Toddler time & more! Directions: Brandeis-Bardin Campus 1101 Peppertree Lane Brandeis, CA 93064 Phone: (805) 582-4450 From Los Angeles Area: Take the 405 Freeway (San Diego) or the 5 Freeway (Golden State) NORTH to the 118 Freeway (Ronald Reagan) WEST. From Ventura/Santa Barbara Area: Take the 101 Freeway (Ventura) to the 23 Freeway (Fillmore) NORTH to the 118 Freeway (Ronald Reagan) EAST. All Directions from the 118 Freeway: Take the 118 Freeway toward Simi Valley to Tapo Canyon Road. Exit Tapo Canyon Road and turn SOUTH. Continue on Tapo Canyon Road past Cochran Street, Los Angeles Avenue, Royal Avenue and Guardian Street to the front gates of the AJU - BRANDEIS-BARDIN CAMPUS. Read More

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  • Grandparent & Me - Shavuot, Holiday of the Torah

    Grandparent & Me - Shavuot, Holiday of the Torah

    Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles and PJ Library present: 'Grandparent & Me' -- Sunday Morning Storytime Music, singing, crafts and an interactive story for preschoolers ages 2 1/2 to 6 years old and their Grandparents or other Special Persons. Each session meets on a Sunday morning from 10:00am-11:30am. $20 per family, per session or register for all 8 sessions for $140 and get one free! Space is limited. Read More

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