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 […]




    All Things Witches

    Oct 29, 2015

    In the height of this spellbinding season—don’t miss the many Halloween festivities at the Los Angeles Public Library—ALOUD will take a fascinating look at a real witch story. On Wednesday, […]



    On the Move with Sandra Cisneros

    Oct 27, 2015

    When Sandra Cisneros set out to compile over 30 years worth of nonfiction pieces, she had no idea that a deep underlying theme would take root: home. But after objectively […]



    Grand Ave Arts: All Access

    Oct 22, 2015

    The Los Angeles Public Library has always championed the mission of free and open access to learning and resources for all, and this Saturday, October 24, downtown’s historic Central Library […]



    LGBTQ Pride at the Library

    Oct 14, 2015

    Following this summer’s landmark Supreme Court decision supporting gay marriage, ALOUD brings to the stage two of today’s most influential champions for equality. On Monday, October 19, hear from Roberta […]