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 […]




    Happy Birthday, Queen of the Angels!

    Sep 04, 2014

    Today we celebrate the anniversary of Los Angeles’ founding on September 4, 1781 of El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles, or “The Town of the Queen of the […]



    School’s In Session at the Los Angeles Public Library

    Aug 28, 2014

    Fall means back-to-school, but at the Los Angeles Public Library learning never ceases. From assisting students enrolled in summer classes with research and resources to advising students on their school […]



    Looking Forward to Fall at ALOUD

    Aug 21, 2014

    September is right around the corner, and ALOUD will be back for its fall season to offer Angelenos the chance to engage with Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, MacArthur geniuses, international peace […]




    Young Literati Summer Social Heats Up

    Aug 13, 2014

    The kids may be going back to school, but the summer is not over for the Young Literati. This Saturday, the Young Literati are invited to gather in Santa Monica […]



    Machinations at the Library

    Aug 01, 2014

    Everyone loves the Los Angeles Public Library because it’s “free and open” to all, but what happens when artists are invited to creatively respond to the Library’s space and collection? […]