Fifth & Flower / Yearly Archives: 2012


Bookmark This #5

Friday, Dec 21st, 2012

The holidays are upon us and what better way to celebrate than reading a story while waiting in a seemingly non-moving checkout line to make gift purchases; listening to a book on tape while inching along in traffic on the way to see the lights on Candy Cane Lane; standing…

A Year in Books with Los Angeles Times’ Carolyn Kellogg

Tuesday, Dec 18th, 2012

‘Tis the season of year-end reviews, and for our 2012 round-up we flipped through the pages with one of our favorite local experts on all things books. Before book critic Carolyn Kellogg celebrates her fifth anniversary with the Los Angeles Times this February, she kindly took a break from writing…

DUDE, we have a gift for you!

Friday, Dec 14th, 2012

It’s that time of year and well, in the spirit of The Dude and The Zen Master, our first program of the new year, we’d like to share the goodness by gifting you the chance to win a pair of tickets to An Evening with Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman.…

Bestselling Author Ken Follett Talks Spies and Libraries

Thursday, Dec 13th, 2012

Recently, internationally renowned author Ken Follett took a break from working on the third book of his Century Trilogy to make a special appearance at an event for The Council of the Library Foundation, supporting the Los Angeles Public Library. Before the event, Fifth & Flower caught up with Follett…

Become a Member and Double Your Impact!

Monday, Dec 10th, 2012

For a limited time only this holiday season, a generous member of our Board of Directors will match your gift dollar for dollar:      – When you join the Foundation as a new Member;      – When you re-join the Foundation if your Membership is currently expired; or,      –…

LA Grand Ensemble Premieres at ALOUD

Thursday, Dec 6th, 2012

How do you transform an art from the last century into something shiny and new without tarnishing the tradition? Inspired to make chamber music that would appeal to today’s audiences while honoring the past, local composer Juan Colomer and LA Opera assistant conductor Ignazio Terrasi, along with a team of…

Attention Library Foundation Members!

Wednesday, Dec 5th, 2012

This holiday season, visit The Library Store and enjoy 20% off your purchases through the entire month of December.  Show your Membership card to the cashier or enter your Member code upon checkout for online purchases. If you’re still looking for suggestions, how about giving the gift of membership?  Also,…

Catch The Library Store On Wheels at a Branch Near You

Thursday, Nov 29th, 2012

On Monday, December 10, we’ll be launching The Library Store On Wheels, a mobile incarnation of our beloved and critically-acclaimed Library Store. Featuring a unique and carefully-curated collection of literary-inspired gifts, we’ll be visiting six different neighborhood branches during our first two weeks, as well as Hollywood’s world-famous Amoeba Music.…