From the Archives: Oscar-Winning Screenplays

    Mar 01, 2014

    Oscar flown over the Hollywood Sign [graphic] / photo by Mike Mullen. Hollywood is riding high this week on the heels of this Sunday’s Academy Awards. As you prepare your […]





    Lost & Found at the Movies with John Nein

    Feb 25, 2014

    Last fall, the Library Foundation launched Lost & Found at the Movies, a new series to celebrate the art of cinema and the vitality of film culture. John Nein, a […]



    Bookmark This #18

    Feb 21, 2014

    Bookmark This #18 February is the month of love, and we love sharing reading recommendations with you, especially as the 26th Annual Stay Home and Read a Book Ball is […]



    Guests of the Stay Home and Read a Book Ball

    Feb 20, 2014

    Preliminary results are in! Dorothy Parker is going to be a busy lady on Friday, February 28, 2014.  So far, the majority of Stay Home and Read a Book Ball […]



    Tales from Two Cities

    Feb 19, 2014

    From the gritty drama of noir to the free-spirited poetry of the Beats, how does the literature of California tell us who we are? This Thursday, February 20, ALOUD kicks […]





    From the Archive: Olympic Fever

    Feb 07, 2014

    With the Winter Olympics just underway, the hometown host of Sochi has already found itself among the constant buzz of front-page news. As we watch to see how Sochi will […]