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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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  • Grandparent & Me - Purim

    Grandparent & Me - Purim

    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: Become a LEGO Maniac with Master LEGO Builder, Adam Ward

    Fun in the Sperber: Become a LEGO Maniac with Master LEGO Builder, Adam Ward

    Design, build, and take home your own three-dimensional LEGO Passover plagues -- a frog or locust -- after instruction from a professional LEGO artist. Adam Ward is a Los Angeles based artist and teacher who builds furniture, accessories and art with LEGO bricks. He is the resident artist at "Bricksburg," where the LEGO movies are made. He creates major art installations and his work has been featured in many magazines. He believes that play and creativity are two of the most important things in life. Read More

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  • Sundays in the Park: March 19, 2017

    Sundays in the Park: March 19, 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 Purim! - Outdoor cooking with Culinary Kids --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 - Passover

    Grandparent & Me - Passover

    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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  • Marriage: For Life Retreat: a weekend experience in relationship building

    Marriage: For Life Retreat: a weekend experience in relationship building

    Spend the weekend at our Brandeis-Bardin Campus, a 2,700 acre retreat center nestled in the beautiful Santa Susana Mountains. This retreat provides a safe, open environment to learn to share, develop and enrich intimate loving relationships. During the weekend, couples will: --Identify areas of strength and growth in intimacy, communication, finances, lifestyle, family, religion and more. --Learn communication tools to resolve conflict with respect and love. --Discover how family history influences marriage. --Discuss expectations and hot topics, values and traditions. --Address financial planning and emotional aspects of money. Open to Jewish and interfaith couples. Includes sessions with licensed therapists, a rabbi and a financial planner, accommodations and meals. 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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  • 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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