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 […]

Bestselling Author Ken Follett Talks Spies and Libraries

Dec 13, 2012

Recently, internationally renowned author Ken Follett took a break from working on the third book of his Century Trilogy to make a special appearance at an event for The Council of the Library Foundation, supporting the Los Angeles Public Library. Before the event, Fifth & Flower caught up with Follett to discuss what lead him […]

Become a Member and Double Your Impact!

Dec 10, 2012

For a limited time only this holiday season, a generous member of our Board of Directors will match your gift dollar for dollar:      – When you join the Foundation as a new Member;      – When you re-join the Foundation if your Membership is currently expired; or,      – When you upgrade your Membership […]

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, […]

Mapping the Future of the Los Angeles Public Library

Nov 26, 2012

Supporters and friends of the Library Foundation recently gathered at the Central Library to celebrate the Bibliophiles, a donor society whose generous planned gifts benefit the Los Angeles Public Library in many crucial ways. The event, held as a thank you to the group’s ongoing support, allowed guests to tour the Map Collection, one of […]

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 […]

Young Literati Raise a Glass and Awareness for the Los Angeles Public Library

Nov 02, 2012

If the idea of roaming about a library after hours with a glass of champagne and a donut sounds like a dream, then the Young Literati’s Fifth Annual Toast may have been a dream come true. Last Saturday night, some of the most spirited supporters of the Library Foundation gathered at the Central Library to […]

Member Appreciation Days

Oct 26, 2012

Attention members of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles! On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 23-25, 2012* (see postcard for schedule, details and restrictions), active card carrying members of the Library Foundation can enjoy free admission and receive a special 20% discount at any of the following Southern California institutions: California Science Center Cathedral of […]

Join the Library Foundation for a Chance to Win…

Oct 09, 2012

Become a member of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles to be entered into a raffle to win a pair of tickets for the David Byrne and Trent Reznor ALOUD program this Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 8 P.M. at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre!  To participate, sign up online by midnight on Thursday, October 11 […]

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