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Members of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles support programs for children, teens, and adults at the Central Library and at each of our 72 neighborhood branches. Join to support the commitment of the Los Angeles Public Library to serve the public through urgent and innovative programming today!


Membership comes with year-round benefits, including access to critically acclaimed programs that bring together today’s brightest thinkers, invitations to special events, discounts, and more.

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Young Literati  

To become a Member of Young Literati is to join a group of engaged Angelenos in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, who believe in and celebrate the power of public libraries. Young Literati offers a variety of exclusive Members-only benefits, including invitations to cultural events and parties throughout the year such as the Annual Toast and Summer Social, featuring LA’s most exciting authors, actors, artists, and academics.

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A planned giving society that recognizes individuals who pledge to support the Library for generations to come by including the Library Foundation in their estate plans.

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The Council  

In partnership with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, The Council strives to benefit the Los Angeles Public Library by facilitating special programs and fundraising events; serving the community as ambassadors for the Library; and increasing public awareness of programs and services available at the Los Angeles Public Library’s Central Library and 72 branch libraries.

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