We’re Nominated!

    May 28, 2015

    We are excited to announce that The Library Store and ALOUD have been nominated for the Best of Downtown by the Downtown News! Best Free Event Series: ALOUD at the Central Library Best Bookstore: The Library […]



    S U P E R S A L E ! ! ! ! !

    May 26, 2015

    It’s SUPER SALE time again at The Library Store! Join us to shop hundreds of items marked 50 to 75% off, plus other items priced as marked.* Sale starts Friday […]



    Coming Soon to ALOUD: The Extraordinary Tracy K. Smith

    May 22, 2015

    Throughout the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet’s new memoir, Ordinary Light, radiant flashes of poetry permeate Tracy K. Smith’s narrative. With great empathy and attention to beauty, Smith recalls her childhood growing up in a sheltered […]




    From the Archives: Mad Men

    May 18, 2015

    As we bid farewell to Mad Men and the series finale that AMC’s marketing team climatically promoted as “the end of an era,” we combed through the Los Angeles Public Library’s archives […]



    Enter to Win—Judy Blume Giveaway!

    May 15, 2015

    Beloved storyteller Judy Blume has won the hearts and minds of readers of all ages. With classics like Wifey, Deenie, Freckle Juice, and Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, many of us […]



    Untold Stories: Jennifer Clement at ALOUD

    May 07, 2015

    Based on a lifetime of living in Mexico and some 10 years of interviewing and listening to the stories of the female survivors and victims of Mexico’s gruesome drug culture, […]




    Start Your Summer at ALOUD

    May 01, 2015

    With all the sunshine and high temps this week, it certainly feels like summer is quickly approaching. What better way to ring in the new season than making plans for […]