Library Love at The Library Store

    May 15, 2012

      We’re beyond thrilled with the outcome of our collaboration with MAPTOTE – the official Libraries of Los Angeles Tote! Perfect to schlep your books home from your favorite of the […]



    La Cybernauta

    May 14, 2012

    “I think people come to the library because they like to be around information.  Everyone should have that privilege.  Collectively and individually, we’re empowered by knowledge.  Libraries house vast amounts […]



    Vote for us!

    May 11, 2012

     The Library Store has been nominated in the Best Bookstore category again this year! We won this title in both 2010 & 2011, and we’re hoping to win it again! Please […]



    Terry Tempest Williams: A Meditation on Mothers

    May 10, 2012

    I am enthralled by the beauty of the this book, its textured jacket cover, the letterpress  on the hard cover, and my favorite- the silhouettes of little black birds silently […]



    A Treatise on the Benefits of Membership

    May 08, 2012

    You may be a card carrying member of the Los Angeles Public Library, but are you a card carrying member of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles?  The Library Foundation’s […]



    We’ve Had Enough/Estamos Hasta la Madre

    May 07, 2012

    When the 24-year-old Juan Francisco was killed last year—another innocent victim of the some 50,000* that have been killed by acts of violence related to the “drug war” in Mexico—his […]




    Book Drop BASH! is a Smash

    May 04, 2012

    The Young Literati capped off the LA Times Festival of Books with an inaugural celebration at the Central Library. From DJ’ing in the Children’s Room, to cocktails and cakes in […]



    Slavoj Žižek Questions the Questions at ALOUD

    Apr 27, 2012

    In a packed house on Tuesday at the Central Library, international rock star philosopher Slavoj Žižek stopped by ALOUD for a conversation with Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies Jack Miles. […]