Events

Join us on February 8 for Roar Shack: Ghost on the Shore, A Very Special Horror Show in Echo Park on February 8, 2015

Join us on February 8 for Roar Shack:  Ghost on the Shore, A Very Special Horror Show Celebrating Women in Horror!  Roar Shack is a collective of writers and artists, and over the coming months we’re going to bring you … read more

Partners in Time: Jennifer Niven and Elle Fanning with Paula Mazur on February 8, 2015

Heralded as The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and the Park, All the Bright Places is a story that will move audiences of all ages, from the page and from the big screen. Members of Partners in Time at … read more

California Prose Directory, Pt. 2: An Evening of Fiction from the Golden State on January 31, 2015

In California there is sun all the time and it’s never cold. . . In 1977, the San Joaquin Valley was designated a disaster area. . . Today’s paleo eats: nothing for breakfast, nothing for lunch, nothing for dinner. . . The California Prose … read more

The Not Inappropriate Show at UCB Franklin on Wednesday, December 31 and Friday, January 2

Announcing The Not Inappropriate Show, a special sketch comedy show with skits and bits appropriate for a young audience, presented by Bob and Naomi Odenkirk. A New Year’s Eve tradition! Recommended for ages 8 and up. All proceeds benefit 826LA. There are two … read more

Roar Shack Presents: End of the Earth on December 14, 2014

Join us on December 14 for Roar Shack: End of the Earth  Roar Shack is a collective of writers and artists, and over the coming months we’re going to bring you voices. Some of us come from fiction, some from … read more

Partners in Time: After-Hours Holiday Shopping on December 11, 12, and 13!

The Echo Park and Mar Vista Time Travel Marts welcome our Partners in Time members for three special evenings of holiday shopping. Enjoy your member discount while mingling with fellow 826LA supporters. We’ve got the perfect gift for everyone on your list— … read more

Partners in Time: Celebrate After-School Tutoring’s First Publication of the Year!

Attention all Partners in Time members! We’re celebrating the publication of I Found The Lion in the Parking Lot, a new book written by students from 826LA’s After-School Tutoring program. Partners in Time members are invited to join us for this special book … read more

Roar Shack Presents: Imaginary Day on November 2, 2014

Join us on November 2 for Roar Shack: Imaginary Day  Roar Shack is a collective of writers and artists, and over the coming months we’re going to bring you voices. Some of us come from fiction, some from memoir, some … read more

California Prose Directory: An Evening of Non-Fiction Writing from the Golden State on November 1, 2014

In California there is sun all the time and it’s never cold. . . In 1977, the San Joaquin Valley was designated a disaster area. . . Today’s paleo eats: nothing for breakfast, nothing for lunch, nothing for dinner. . . Join us … read more

Indoor Voices: A Reading Series Through Lit Crawl on October 22, 2014

Join us for 826LA’s Indoor Voices reading series, where our dynamic volunteers will share their experiences with books, writing, and the English language. Every year, 826LA volunteers inspire over 8,000 Los Angeles students ages 6-18 by helping them with creative … read more