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.


Friend

$250

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  • 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 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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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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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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All preceding benefits plus:

  • Private tours of the Central Library and exhibitions
  • Invitations for two to private exhibition openings

($2,220 deductible)

Advocate

$125

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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
  • 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)

Upcoming Events

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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.