2015’s Timely Topics and Voices of ALOUD

    Dec 17, 2015

    Throughout 2015, ALOUD welcomed some of today’s most distinguished voices to engage with Angelenos on timely topics from politics, books, art, music, science, history, and beyond. With 45 riveting programs, […]





    The Library Store’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

    Dec 07, 2015

    This holiday season, your purchase at The Library Store will be a gift that keeps on giving! With all sales supporting the Los Angeles Public Library, your gift for a […]



    Giving Thanks To Our Volunteers

    Nov 25, 2015

    From serving as adult literacy tutors and teachers, to working book sales to raise money for branches, to reading to kids, and helping veterans navigate civilian life and find the […]



    One Treasure of Central Library and Beyond

    Nov 23, 2015

    With over 3 million archival photos emphasizing local and state history, the Los Angeles Public Library became one of the first public libraries to begin digitizing its images in the […]



    Kick Off Another Award-Winning Year at ALOUD

    Nov 20, 2015

    On Wednesday night, the winners of this year’s National Book Awards were announced. Celebrating a diversity of voices in American literature, we noticed one thing many winners shared in common: […]



    Celebrate Native Heritage Month

    Nov 17, 2015

    This November is Native Heritage Month, and there’s a myriad ways you can celebrate at the Los Angeles Public Library through its special programs and events, collections, and more. Featuring […]



    Last Call: “To Live and Dine in L.A.”

    Nov 09, 2015

    Over this summer and fall, the Library Foundation and the Los Angeles Public Library collaborated on “To Live and Dine in L.A.,” a special project to examine the role of restaurants […]