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 […]



    Angelenos Unite to Read Homer

    Oct 21, 2014

    The epic journey of the Library Foundation’s month-long, city-wide celebration, The L.A. Odyssey Project, docks at the Central Library this Saturday, October 25, for a marathon reading of Homer’s epic […]




    Lost & Found at the Movies: An Odyssey Sneak Peek

    Oct 06, 2014

    This Friday, October 10, all roads lead to Ithaca at our next installment of Lost & Found at the Movies. As part of the Library Foundation’s month-long L.A. Odyssey Project, […]



    The Epic Embarks Across Los Angeles

    Oct 01, 2014

    It’s October, which means The L.A. Odyssey Project will begin its journey into the neighborhoods of Los Angeles to explore the connections between literature, history, science, and the humanities to […]




    The Library Foundation Celebrates 22 Years

    Sep 15, 2014

    “This is a great Library and it has a wonderful history because it is a Phoenix of a Library. It was reborn from ashes,” said Susan Sontag of the Los […]



    Junot Díaz on the Blessings and Curses of Language

    Sep 11, 2014

    “As an articulate champion of the immigrant experience, unparalleled in sheer originality of language, with a keen sense of history, culture, and the way forward, Junot Díaz is a writer […]



    Fall Stops for The Library Store On Wheels!

    Sep 08, 2014

    The Library Store On Wheels is headed your way this fall! Saturday 9/20 @ Artists & Fleas in Downtown LA 11am – 6pm Sunday 9/21 @ Artists & Fleas in […]