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 […]




    Children and Teen Read Through the Summer at the LAPL

    Aug 22, 2012

    In 1930, the Los Angeles Public Library’s summer reading program was conceived as a way to encourage children—not tied to farm work—to continue reading during their summer vacation. Today, although […]



    Bookmark This! Meet Our New Reading Community

    Aug 20, 2012

    I am excited to launch Bookmark This!, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’ recommended reading program. Each month, we will present you with a list of books, stories, or poems […]