Shopping for Mom at The Library Store

    Apr 26, 2012

    Mother’s Day is quickly approaching (Sunday, May 13th)! Make her proud this year by doing your gift buying at The Library Store, where every purchase benefits the Los Angeles Public […]




    Member Appreciation Time!

    Apr 19, 2012

    Are you a member of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles? No? Well, you should be! Not only are you helping to fund vital programs throughout the branches of the […]




    E-books, Lawsuits, Rain, and Groosling

    Apr 13, 2012

    The cagey path of e-books got a bit more crooked this week with authors’ opposition to the Justice Department’s suit against Apple and five publishers. In this Los Angeles Times […]



    Mining the Vaults: What Were the Big Questions of 1999?

    Apr 12, 2012

    We recently uncovered this terrific photo of ALOUD Curator and LFLA Cultural Programs Director Louise Steinman, in what appears to be a thoughtful, fun conversation with artist/filmmaker/composer/inventor/musician/chart-topper Laurie Anderson (as […]



    Oldies but Goodies

    Apr 11, 2012

    In honor of National Library week, we thought we’d round up a few of our favorite tried-and-true library related items. These may not be the newest things in our store, […]



    Inspiration for the Day

    Apr 09, 2012

    Look here for more photos of these extraordinary pieces from artist Matthew Picton. They’re “map sculptures”: that is, paper sculptures of cities. But here’s the twist: the city is made […]



    Stay home and read? Absolutely!

    Apr 06, 2012

    Thanks to hundreds of book lovers, reading enthusiasts and homebodies, the 2012 Stay Home and Read a Book Ball has received nearly 300 gifts and raised $40,000! From If You […]



    Hazy Homecoming and Creative Musings with Jonah Lehrer

    Apr 05, 2012

    I’m floating in that deliciously nebulous zone of the duo world where adrenaline and fatigue mesh together in a non-descriptiveness that confuses time zones, languages, and sense of direction. I […]