From the Archive: Holidays Past

    Dec 15, 2014

    Beyond twisting strings of light around the fronds of palm trees, Los Angeles is a diversely festive city that has always taken an active part in this season’s many multicultural […]

    Looking Back at 2014’s Voices of ALOUD

    Dec 12, 2014

    Every year ALOUD brings a diverse range of fascinating voices to the stage for Angelenos to engage with books, art, music, history, science, politics, and more—representing some of the most […]

    Sharing a Love for Libraries with Meghan Daum

    Dec 04, 2014

    As we’ve officially entered the holiday season, it’s the time of year for reflection and gratitude. Like many Angelenos, we are thankful for the wonderful local literary community that is […]

    Listen While You Cook

    Nov 24, 2014

    It’s a week of giving thanks! Of course we are always grateful for the Los Angeles Public Library, but as you prepare to gather your family and friends around the […]

    Zoning in on Ideal Study Spaces

    Nov 20, 2014

    How do you create a space where students will want to crack open their books after school? A space that’s safe and inviting, a space that’s cool, but also functional? […]

    Legend Carlos Santana Rocks the ALOUD Stage

    Nov 18, 2014

    To conclude an illuminating year of programming at ALOUD, come spend a magical evening with one of the most influential and visionary musicians of our time, Carlos Santana. On Monday, […]

    Get a Jump Start on Holiday Shopping

    Nov 10, 2014

    Jump start your holiday shopping by visiting The Library Store On Wheels at one of these upcoming stops: Saturday 11/15 @ Artists & Fleas in Downtown LA 11am – 6pm […]

    On the Horizon at ALOUD

    Nov 04, 2014

    Winter in Los Angeles is all about crisp, clear skies, and there’s definitely something in the stars coming up at ALOUD. From an influential astronomer and a CalTech cosmologist, to […]

    Spooky Reads for the Young at Heart

    Oct 28, 2014

    Librarians in the Los Angeles Public Library’s Children’s Literature Department love Halloween season and they celebrate by sharing their favorite books with the young and young at heart. Here is […]

    An Evening with Colm Tóibín and Rachel Kushner

    Oct 22, 2014

    It’s a rare treat to find two authors from seemingly opposite ends of the literary spectrum come together over a deep respect and fascination of each other’s work. In a […]