Up Next at ALOUD: Local Writer Attica Locke

    Oct 04, 2012

    Eight years ago Attica Locke found herself touring the grounds of Oak Alley, a Southern Louisiana plantation, for the wedding of a friend. Complete with twenty-foot white columns, a wrap […]



    Journey with Bookmark This!

    Oct 01, 2012

      Welcome to the second issue of Bookmark This! Would you like to be featured in an upcoming edition of this new recommended reading program?  Become a member OR upgrade […]





    Thoughts On Salman Rushdie’s JOSEPH ANTON

    Sep 21, 2012

    This Sunday the Los Angeles Public Library will honor Salman Rushdie with the 2012 Literary Award for his commitment to literature, and on Monday he will sit down with ALOUD’s […]



    SoLA!

    Sep 20, 2012

      We’re super excited to be carrying a new line of LA-inspired gifts by local ladies Sisters of Los Angeles. They’ve created an awesome collection of souvenirs that even native Angelenos […]



    Peace in a Time of Politics

    Sep 13, 2012

    In the aftermath of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the battle between the red and blue divide rages louder than ever. Beyond the issues that will drive voters to […]



    The Latest in Library Fashion

    Sep 12, 2012

    A new shipment of library inspired accessories has arrived from The Written Nerd! Emma, a former librarian, hates to see the library catalog cards go to waste in the digital age […]



    Happy 100th Birthday to John Cage

    Sep 05, 2012

    How will you celebrate John Cage’s 100th birthday today? If you are in Washington D.C. you can attend the John Cage Centennial Celebration. If you are in Seattle you can […]



    Welcome John Szabo, New City Librarian

    Aug 27, 2012

    After an extensive national search, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has appointed John Szabo to the top post of the Los Angeles Public Library. The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest […]