A Little Romance

    Feb 13, 2015

    As a treat to our readers this Valentine’s Day, we’ve asked Mara Alpert, a librarian at the the Los Angeles Public Library, for some steamy reading recs. See what she […]



    Young Literati Family Day

    Feb 12, 2015

    On Sunday, the youngest of the Young Literati took over Central Library for a magical morning of books, crafts, photo shoots, face painting, story time, food, and all around fun. In the […]



    A Valentine for You!

    Feb 11, 2015

    The Library Store has your back this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re celebrating a lifetime together or an awkward night with someone you just met, we’ve got the cards and gifts for […]



    ALOUD Launches Spring Line-up

    Feb 06, 2015

    From a Nobel Prize winner to an acclaimed hip-hop artist, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’ critically-acclaimed ALOUD series presents an exciting slate of free public programs this spring exploring issues of activism, poetry, […]



    A Day in the Life of a City Librarian

    Feb 03, 2015

    When your job is to oversee the country’s largest and most diverse public library system, no two days are the same. City Librarian John Szabo is marking his third anniversary […]




    Eras Colliding: Patton Oswalt at ALOUD

    Jan 14, 2015

    Before Patton Oswalt became a beloved fixture in comedy, film, and television, including roles in Young Adult, Big Fan, and Ratatouille, he was obsessively watching classic movies at the legendary […]



    Author Chang-rae Lee Talks Alternate Realities at ALOUD

    Jan 08, 2015

    From The Surrendered to Native Speaker, novelist Chang-rae Lee has been hailed for his beautifully crafted character portraits of Asians grappling with race, class, and identity divisions of contemporary society. […]



    12 Months of the Los Angeles Public Library

    Dec 23, 2014

    Every year thousands of Angelenos take part in the many educational and cultural programs, resources, and services at the Los Angeles Public Library. Before we look ahead to what will […]