Join a group of engaged Angelenos in their 20s, 30s, and 40s who believe in and celebrate the power of public libraries.

The Young Literati are the vanguard of the Library Foundation’s mission to provide critical support to the Los Angeles Public Library. Members enjoy exclusive receptions with well-known authors and creative leaders, a diverse array of events offering the best of cultural LA, and discounted admission to ticketed Foundation events. Young Literati is at the forefront of building the library of the 21st century.

Learn more about Young Literati’s Membership levels and our signature events below. We hope you’ll join us!


Friend

$250

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Gift a Membership
  • Invitations for two to special events throughout the year, including the Annual Toast and Young Literati ALOUD receptions
  • Personalized bookplate placed in a volume at the Central Library
  • 15% discount at The Library Store
  • Advance electronic notice of ALOUD registration for each season
  • Discounts on ticketed LFLA events
  • Subscription to Library Foundation’s quarterly print newsletter
  • Subscription to Young Literati’s quarterly e-newsletter
  • Free admission and store discounts at Southern California museums and institutions during Member Appreciation Days

($220 tax deductible)

Partner

$500

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Gift a Membership

All preceding benefits plus:

  • Two complimentary tickets to an ALOUD offsite program, when requested and as available
  • Invitations for two to attend Lost and Found at the Movies, The Writer’s Cut, and other special programs as available

($420 tax deductible)

Patron

$1,250 

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Gift a Membership

All preceding benefits plus:

  • Invitation for two to all Leadership Circle ALOUD receptions
  • 20% discount at The Library Store
  • Recognition in the Library Foundation’s Annual Honor Roll of Donors

($1,120 deductible)

Vanguard

$2,500 

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Gift a Membership

All preceding benefits plus:

  • Invitations for two to special VIP receptions for upcoming LFLA exhibitions

($2,220 deductible)

Advocate

$125

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Gift a Membership

NEW Introductory Membership for those under 30 years old

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

($110 tax deductible)

Upcoming Events

Young Literati Oct 16, 2016 | 11:00 am

Family Day 2016

A morning of fun and games for our Youngest Literati!
Young Literati Sep 24, 2016 | 5:00 pm

#MakeAmericaSmartAgain

Presented by #MakeAmericaSmartAgain and Eat|See|Hear
Young Literati Aug 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm

Young Literati Summer Social

Join us for end-of-summer fun with the Library!
Young Literati Feb 20, 2016 | 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 Mar 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 Mar 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.