Three Writers (De)construct Form at ALOUD

    May 16, 2014

    On next Tuesday, May 20th, three innovative and genre-crossing writers will take the ALOUD stage for “Sentence After Sentence After Sentence,” to discuss their own unique relationships to form—or lack […]



    Spend the Summer with ALOUD!

    May 09, 2014

    Next month, ALOUD launches into its summer season with 11 wide-ranging programs exploring performance, identity, animals, writing, and more. Join us! On Tuesday, June 3, the season kicks off with […]



    Mother’s Day is Sunday!

    May 06, 2014

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Luckily, The Library Store is here to help you out. 😉 Here are our top 5 picks to put a smile on Mom’s […]



    Go M.A.D. for Member Appreciation Days

    Apr 29, 2014

    Membership Appreciation Days offer reciprocal free admission and 20% store discounts at any of the participating institutions. So on May 2, 3, and 4, 2014, your Membership with the Library […]






    Get Smart With Your Finances

    Apr 10, 2014

    Don’t be delinquent with your taxes… remember actress Veronica Lake’s fall from the Hollywood limelight?   From the LAPL Photo Collection, May 8, 1951: “There were no dramatics, no kleiglights, no […]



    Exchanging Stories at the Book Drop Bash

    Apr 08, 2014

    This weekend thousands of authors and booklovers will be grabbing their sunhats and hitting the lawns of USC for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. And for participating authors […]



    Lorrie Moore: The Agony and Fun of Fiction

    Apr 03, 2014

    This spring marks a major literary milestone in American letters: Lorrie Moore’s first collection of short stories in over 15 years has just been released. The author of six books—including […]