On the Horizon at ALOUD

    Aug 14, 2015

    ALOUD is gearing up for a whirlwind fall season with an incredible slate of authors, artists, thinkers, and activists! Here’s a rundown of what’s on the horizon. Be sure to […]




    Coming Soon to ALOUD: Meghan Daum and Leslie Jamison

    Jul 17, 2015

    “Every writer says this, but growing up, the library was my main place,” said critically-acclaimed author and Los Angeles Times opinion columnist Meghan Daum last year when she spoke to […]




    Re-thinking the Modern City through Menus of Its Past

    Jul 07, 2015

    Following the vibrant collaboration with the Library Foundation and the Los Angeles Public Library in 2013 to rediscover one of the Library’s hidden treasures—its vast sheet music collection—cultural scholar and […]



    Fall in Love with Los Angeles at ALOUD

    Jul 03, 2015

    What do you see when you wander the streets of L.A.? On July 9, ALOUD invites you to explore our city in a new way, with Love, Los Angeles: A […]



    8 American Films for the 4th of July

    Jun 29, 2015

    In observance of Independence Day, the Los Angeles Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. But not to fret, the Library can still provide some […]



    Summer Inspiration at the Library

    Jun 18, 2015

    From puppet musicals to the art of cupcakes, the Los Angeles Public Library will keep your creativity flowing all summer long with a range of free activities for children and […]




    Ozomatli Rocks Summer Fun at the Library

    Jun 02, 2015

    Five years ago, the City of Los Angeles officially declared April 23 as “Ozomatli Day” to commend the homegrown, genre-defying, GRAMMY-winning band. This most recent “Ozomatli Day” was especially significant […]