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 featuring LA’s most exciting authors, actors, artists, and academics. Learn more about Young Literati’s Membership levels and our signature events below.


Advocate

$125

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Introductory level for Members under 30 years old

  • Invitations for one to special events throughout the year, including the Annual Toast and Young Literati at ALOUD receptions throughout the year
  • 15% discount at The Library Store
  • Advance electronic notice of ALOUD registration for each season
  • Discounts on ticketed LFLA events
  • Free admission and store discounts at Southern California museums and institutions during Member Appreciation Days
  • Subscription to Library Foundation’s quarterly newsletter

($110 tax deductible)

Friend

$250

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All of the preceding benefits plus:

  • Invitations for two to special events throughout the year, including the Annual Toast and Young Literati at ALOUD receptions throughout the year
  • Personalized bookplate placed in a volume at the Central Library

($220 tax deductible)

Partner

$500

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All preceding benefits plus:

  • Two complimentary tickets to an ALOUD offsite program
  • Invitations for two to attend Lost and Found at the Movies and The Writer’s Cut programs
  • Sustainer level Membership in the Library Associates

($420 tax deductible)

Patron

$1,250 

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All preceding benefits plus:

  • Two complimentary tickets to an ALOUD offsite program
  • Invitation for two to one reception preceding an ALOUD program
  • 20% discount at The Library Store
  • Guarantor level Membership in the Library Associates

($1,120 deductible)

Vanguard

$2,500 

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All preceding benefits plus:

  • Invitations for two to Leadership Circle receptions preceding select ALOUD programs
  • Recognition in the Library Foundation’s Annual Honor Roll of Donors
  • Conservator level Membership in the Leadership Circle

($2,220 deductible)

Upcoming Events

Young Literati February 20 @ 8:00 pm

Young Literati Eighth Annual Toast

An evening of literary readings, music, and comedy celebrating and supporting the Los Angeles Public Library
Young Literati March 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Young Literati Seventh Annual Toast

An evening of literary readings, music, and comedy celebrating and supporting the Los Angeles Public Library
Young Literati March 22, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

Become a Patron for the Sixth Annual Toast

Party with Young Literati. Support LAPL's city-wide summer enrichment program. Celebrate the Los Angeles Public Library.