Bookmark This #17

    Jan 24, 2014

    Happy 2014, everyone! If you are still looking for something to read in celebration of the start of this new year, consider any one of the following five recommended books […]



    An Invitation to “Orfeo”

    Jan 24, 2014

    What happened when Michael Silverblatt, host of KCRW’s literary talk show Bookworm, David Foster Wallace, and Richard Powers were together years ago in Santa Fe and heard a presentation on cellular […]




    The Truck Stops Here in January!

    Jan 13, 2014

    The Library Store On Wheels is welcoming in the New Year at these locations! Sunday 1/19 @ Melrose Trading Post: 9am – 5pm Postponed Sunday 1/26 @ Downtown Flea: 10am […]



    Wanda Coleman’s Muse Was Los Angeles

    Jan 09, 2014

    Wanda Coleman’s poetry was all music.  All street. All wild.  She was one of the most authentic people I have ever met.  She was entirely herself and if you didn’t […]



    Libraries Are Back in Business on Sundays!

    Jan 09, 2014

    Some think of Sundays as a day of rest, but everyone can rest assured that the Los Angeles Public Library is reopening on Sundays! Thanks to Measure L, Central Library […]



    Sale at The Library Store!

    Jan 06, 2014

    Come on down to the Central Library for 50% off holiday cards, calendars, and select seasonal merchandise at The Library Store. Select books, kids’ toys, and other items are marked […]



    This Year’s Highlights of Membership

    Dec 23, 2013

    Members of the Library Foundation are a dedicated group of people who share a deep commitment to helping the Library provide all Angelenos with access to ideas, information, and lifelong […]



    Bookmark This! #16

    Dec 23, 2013

    Here it is – the holiday edition of Bookmark This!  In this issue, Library Foundation staffers recommend books to read during this season of merry-making. ****************************************************************************** Dawn Coppin will be […]



    Tying the Room Together; Highlights from ALOUD

    Dec 20, 2013

    The year brought many unexpected surprises to the ALOUD stage: a first-ever live rap with local hip hop stars backing author MK Asante; Quetzal bringing vintage music from the Los […]