The Library Foundation of Los Angeles provides critical support to the Los Angeles Public Library resulting in free programs, resources, and services available to the millions of adults, children, and youth of Los Angeles.
From Member events to ALOUD programs, and much much more, stay up on the Library Foundation’s activities.
October 11 @ 7:00 pm
An Amerikan Family: The Shakurs and the Nation They Created“Magnificent…. A uniquely intimate history of Black liberation.” Los Angeles Times Award winning journalist Santi Elijah Holley brings us a…
October 16 @ 6:30 pm
Cloudspotting with the Cloud Appreciation SocietyAs featured in Something in Common exhibition at Central Library. Join Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, for an illustrated tour of…
October 18 @ 7:00 pm
Dwell Time: A Memoir of Art, Exile, and Repair“Masterful revelation about life and art imitating each other in maintenance and repair” – Kirkus Reviews Renowned art conservator Rosa…
November 9 @ 7:00 pm
To Free the Captives: A Plea for the American SoulALOUD welcomes two-time Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize–winner Tracy K. Smith with her remarkable book To…
November 15 @ 7:00 pm
Liliana’s Invincible Summer: A Sister’s Search for JusticeIn 2019, Cristina Rivera Garza traveled from her home in Texas to Mexico City, in search of an old unresolved…
Media Archive Hundreds of podcasts and videos from our ALOUD series