From the Archive: Remembering Veterans

    Nov 08, 2013

    Although the Library will be closed this Monday, November 11 as we honor those who have served our country, you can still access the Library’s online collections, including podcasts from […]

    Making History Graphic

    Nov 01, 2013

    Over the past two years, ALOUD has featured two separate programs that have explored the graphic novel as a unique form of storytelling. First, Alison Bechdel amazed us with her […]

    Playin’ It Cool: MK Asante and Jeff Chang

    Sep 09, 2013

    In advance of ALOUD’s fall season kick-off this Tuesday, we caught up with award-winning filmmaker, hip hop artist and author MK Asante (Buck) and award-winning author Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop […]

    [ALOUD] Fall Programs Now Online!

    Aug 16, 2013

    Featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg; Booker Award-winning novelist Margaret Atwood; National Book Award-winner Katherine Boo; Renegade L.A. chef Roy Choi; Local art philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad; South […]

    Making Sense of Disaster:The St. Francis Dam

    Jul 22, 2013

    2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the L.A. Aqueduct, that intricate system of canals and tunnels and pipelines that conveys water collected from the Sierra Nevada Mountains and valleys of […]