Bookmark This! #12

    Jul 26, 2013

    In the heat of the summer, we’ve got some reading recommendations that really sizzle!  From books of poetry to French colonial Vietnam to Buddhist wisdom to inspirational letters, I hope […]

    Swimming Through LAPL’s Photo Collection

    Jul 24, 2013

    With temperatures rising this week, we dipped into the Los Angeles Public Library’s Photo Collection to bask in some historic photographs of swimming scenes across L.A. Here’s a sampling of […]

    Making Sense of Disaster:The St. Francis Dam

    Jul 22, 2013

    2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the L.A. Aqueduct, that intricate system of canals and tunnels and pipelines that conveys water collected from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and valleys of […]

    A New Gateway to Citizenship

    Jul 02, 2013

    As we prepare to celebrate July 4th and the great civil liberties of our country, there’s never been a better time to spread the word about a wonderful service available […]

    Bookmark This! #11

    Jun 21, 2013

    Summer’s officially here!  Start this season of sun, warmth, picnics, and beach outings with some recommended reading about Cleopatra, a captain in another universe, time management, the cancellation of bedtime, […]

    Fathers and Books

    Jun 14, 2013

    As some of us rush to the mall to pick-up a handsome pinstripe tie, or make last minute brunch reservations for Father’s Day this weekend, we wanted to catch our […]

    Now on Demand: Online Streaming at the Library

    Jun 12, 2013

    Would you love to instantly stream a Ken Burns’ documentary or listen to the audiobook of The Silver Linings Playbook without having to pay or waiting to download the file? […]