Janet Fitch’s Revolutionary Russia

    Nov 09, 2017

    Author Janet Fitch

    “Rocking on the razor-musseled bay, lulled by the sleepy toll of buoy bells, the music of rigging, the eloquent stanzas of the waves, I wait for news from the sea,” […]

    Shop LA Original at The Library Store

    Oct 27, 2017

    DTLA Rocks Glasses Set 3 Crop

    The creative culture of Los Angeles is thriving and what better way to celebrate our vibrant community than with a new platform to showcase our city’s diverse makers. Earlier this […]

    Opening Soon: Visualizing Language Oaxaca in L.A.

    Sep 14, 2017

    This Saturday, September 16, the Los Angeles Public Library in a partnership with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles kicks-off a special project to take a closer look at the […]

    Lost and Found Shares Stories From Latino L.A.

    Sep 07, 2017

    As the Library Foundation kicks-off its celebration of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Lost and Found at the Movies will explore the breadth and diversity of Latino film culture in Los […]

    Follow the Money: L.A.’s Economic History

    Aug 24, 2017

    L.A. is one of the world’s great regional economies and global labs, and this is in large part because its citizens have been willing to invest in public infrastructure. From […]

    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


    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 […]