Happy Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!

Mar 20, 2013

Look at all those goodies just waiting to be eaten by everyone’s favorite little green grub! To celebrate Eric Carle’s beloved Very Hungry Caterpillar, we’ve added some of our favorite caterpillar merchandise to our online Library Store shop! You can wear the caterpillar… You can read along & learn to count with the caterpillar (cool […]

On Wheels at Art Walk

Mar 15, 2013

Our little Library Store On Wheels had a big night out last night! We parked at the corner of 3rd and Spring St. for the Downtown L.A. Art Walk, surrounded by other mobile retail trucks and food trucks of all kinds. We had a steady stream of visitors on board our truck all night. Everyone […]

Will you be our Valentine?

Feb 11, 2013

We adore Valentine’s Day here at The Library Store! Who can resist the color combo of red & pink (okay,  maybe a lot of people can….) and an overabundance of candy? Love is in the air, and we’ve stocked our card wall with a wide assortment of greetings sure to hit the bullseye of love! […]

Sale at The Library Store!

Jan 03, 2013

Our first sale of 2013 began today! Stop by the store for great deals on all kinds of goodies. We’ll be putting out new items daily, so shop often!

Spread some love for the Los Angeles Public Library this holiday season!

Dec 14, 2012

Still searching for that perfect present for the library lover?  Consider giving the gift of membership with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.  Benefits include: – Advance electronic notification of ALOUD programs; – Discounts on ticketed ALOUD and This is Your Library events; – A subscription to the Library Foundation’s quarterly newsletter; and, – Store […]

Attention Library Foundation Members!

Dec 05, 2012

This holiday season, visit The Library Store and enjoy 20% off your purchases through the entire month of December.  Show your Membership card to the cashier or enter your Member code upon checkout for online purchases. If you’re still looking for suggestions, how about giving the gift of membership?  Also, we’ve whipped up this helpful […]

Catch The Library Store On Wheels at a Branch Near You

Nov 29, 2012

On Monday, December 10, we’ll be launching The Library Store On Wheels, a mobile incarnation of our beloved and critically-acclaimed Library Store. Featuring a unique and carefully-curated collection of literary-inspired gifts, we’ll be visiting six different neighborhood branches during our first two weeks, as well as Hollywood’s world-famous Amoeba Music. To celebrate our new wheels, […]

From the Archives: Giving Thanks

Nov 19, 2012

Thanksgiving is almost here, and we would like to give thanks to all who have taken part in one of the Library Foundation’s educational or cultural programs over the last 20 years. To keep you company as you hunker down in the kitchen this week, here’s a selection of free podcasts from our ALOUD archives […]

The Library Store is Hitting the Road!

Nov 07, 2012

We’ve been hinting around a bit about our new project on Twitter & Facebook… so you may have already heard. If not, may I present to you — The Library Store Mobile! We just picked up our new (to us…) truck from Fontana this morning, and drove it all the way down the I10 to […]

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A gift made in one’s name is always a meaningful way to mark a special occasion or to remember or honor a beloved family member, respected friend, or colleague.

When you make a Memorial or Honor gift to LFLA of $100 or more, we’ll send your honoree or their family a card acknowledging your generosity.

We ask that you make donation of $25 or more. You may also make a contribution over the phone by calling 213.228.7500.

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