The Library Store’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Dec 07, 2015


This holiday season, your purchase at The Library Store will be a gift that keeps on giving! With all sales supporting the Los Angeles Public Library, your gift for a friend or loved one is also a gift to the millions of Angelenos who visit the Library every year. Shop in-store at Central Library, online, […]

Last Call: “To Live and Dine in L.A.”

Nov 09, 2015

TLDLA Entranc Exhibit

Over this summer and fall, the Library Foundation and the Los Angeles Public Library collaborated on “To Live and Dine in L.A.,” a special project to examine the role of restaurants and food in the shaping of our great food capital. The programs included an interactive exhibit, which Los Angeles Magazine called “magnificent.” The exhibit at […]

Fall Stops for The Library Store On Wheels

Oct 01, 2015

"Library Store on Wheels" photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

Check out upcoming stops for The Library Store On Wheels! Saturday, October 3 @ Los Angeles Printers Fair Bringing together the creative worlds of letterpress printing, graphic arts, printmaking, and paper at The Printing Museum. Get your tickets HERE. Saturday, October 10 @ Fall Into Literacy Book Festival The Library Store On Wheels is heading back […]

We’re Nominated!

May 28, 2015


We are excited to announce that The Library Store and ALOUD have been nominated for the Best of Downtown by the Downtown News! Best Free Event Series: ALOUD at the Central Library Best Bookstore: The Library Store Best Gift & Stationery Store: The Library Store The Los Angeles Public Library has also made it on the Best of Downtown Ballot for: […]

S U P E R S A L E ! ! ! ! !

May 26, 2015


It’s SUPER SALE time again at The Library Store! Join us to shop hundreds of items marked 50 to 75% off, plus other items priced as marked.* Sale starts Friday 5/29 in Central Library’s Meeting Room A and continues: Members Only Preview, Thursday 5/28: 5 pm – 7 pm Members Only Preview, Friday 5/29: 9:30 […]

Reminder: Mother’s Day is Just Around the Corner!

May 05, 2015


Moms are our favorite people. They deserve only the very best on Mother’s Day. So, why not pamper them with something awesome from The Library Store? Whether it’s a scarf, a book, or a journal, we have something that will make her really happy. Here are some of our suggestions: Pictured: Los Angeles Sunset Scarf, $125; Mom: Because […]

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with The Library Store!

Apr 29, 2015


Join The Library Store in a country-wide celebration of books and independent bookstores this Saturday May 2! To commemorate the day, we’re hosting an “after party” for Los Angeles Public Library’s program “Southern California Surf Music, 1960 – 1966” with author John Blair. We’ll be snacking on tasty treats and sipping on tasty drinks. We’ll also […]

A Valentine for You!

Feb 11, 2015


The Library Store has your back this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re celebrating a lifetime together or an awkward night with someone you just met, we’ve got the cards and gifts for you. Stop on by Central Library and visit us! You can do better than just a box of chocolates from the drugstore… Will you be mine? The […]

A Day in the Life of a City Librarian

Feb 03, 2015


When your job is to oversee the country’s largest and most diverse public library system, no two days are the same. City Librarian John Szabo is marking his third anniversary at the Los Angeles Public Library this fall, and he’s made it his mission to stay personally connected to the frontline of the Library and the work […]

12 Months of the Los Angeles Public Library

Dec 23, 2014


Every year thousands of Angelenos take part in the many educational and cultural programs, resources, and services at the Los Angeles Public Library. Before we look ahead to what will be an exciting new year at the Library, here’s a look back at some of the diverse activities supported by the Library Foundation in 2014. […]

Tribute Gift




A gift made in one’s name is always a meaningful way to mark a special occasion or to remember or honor a beloved family member, respected friend, or colleague.

When you make a Memorial or Honor gift to LFLA of $100 or more, we’ll send your honoree or their family a card acknowledging your generosity.

We ask that you make donation of $25 or more. You may also make a contribution over the phone by calling 213.228.7500.

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