Mastering the Art of Summer at the Library

    Aug 17, 2017

    Dave Roberts at Arroyo Seco Branch

    Books, baseball, and ice cream–what more could you want from summer? With a bustling slate of ALOUD programs, a renewed partnership with the Dodgers, and an entire month dedicated to […]



    Great House Tours and Other Inside Looks at L.A.

    Jul 20, 2017

    JRH-House2

    From a small pueblo to one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, groundbreaking architects have transformed how Angelenos live. A few of these great houses remain, but […]




    Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

    Jul 06, 2017

    Clue dinner scene

    If you don’t know what to expect for this Monday’s Lost & Found at the Movies: The Dinner Game, you’re not alone. Series curator John Nein doesn’t know either, but […]



    Summer at the Library Is Heating Up

    Jul 03, 2017

    Summer Reading

    When school is out for the summer, the Los Angeles Public Library’s ever-popular Summer at the Library program is here to activate learning for tens of thousands of children, teens, […]



    Think You Know Roxane Gay?

    Jun 22, 2017

    Are you one of Roxane Gay’s 220,000 plus Twitter followers? If not, you’re missing out on one of the most candid, insightful, and fierce voices writing today. Ranging from commentary […]



    Beach Reads and Other L.A. Stories

    Jun 15, 2017

    As we gear up for a summer of reading, the Los Angeles Public Library has many books that dive into the great stories of Los Angeles–and some will even put […]



    Coming Soon to ALOUD: Alan Alda

    Jun 08, 2017

    Alan Alda

    In 1993, Alan Alda, the award-winning actor and bestselling author, began hosting the PBS series Scientific American Frontiers. Although he was deeply fascinated by science, he initially struggled to interview […]



    Last Call…Take the Reading Challenge

    May 26, 2017

    Reading Challenge

    In January, the Library Foundation kicked-off its 25th Anniversary year with a special celebration of our favorite pastime–reading! We invited everyone to take part in a Reading Challenge by reading […]