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 […]



    Measure L on the Up-Swing!

    Aug 15, 2012

    We loved this piece at OnCentral on how Measure L is helping Los Angeles Public Libraries return to their full glory. Check it out: ‘Second home’: South LA library’s offerings […]



    Love Your Librarian

    Aug 15, 2012

    We here at The Library Store definitely have some love for our librarians. Their knowledge and zest for what they do is an inspiration! This is why we were so excited […]





    Newer Poets Primer: Part One with Gail Wronsky

    Jul 19, 2012

    Next Tuesday, July 24 at ALOUD, the 17th edition of the annual newer poets program comes to the stage with six of Los Angeles’ freshest voices. Reserve your free ticket […]



    Louise Steinman’s “My English Teacher”

    Jul 11, 2012

    Over at the Los Angeles Review of Books, our own Louise Steinman gives a beautiful tribute to her high school English teacher, Lorraine Schulmeister. Both a profile of an inspiring woman, […]