Journey with Bookmark This!

Oct 01, 2012

  Welcome to the second issue of Bookmark This! Would you like to be featured in an upcoming edition of this new recommended reading program?  Become a member OR upgrade your current membership with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles online by Friday, October 26, 2012 to enter into a raffle to be a contributor […]



Bookmark This! Meet Our New Reading Community

Aug 20, 2012

I am excited to launch Bookmark This!, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’ recommended reading program. Each month, we will present you with a list of books, stories, or poems recommended by Foundation and Los Angeles Public Library staff, members, and ALOUD participants for your reading pleasure. In this inaugural issue, we have five recommendations […]



Status Report: US Libraries

Jul 03, 2012

Thanks to the ALA for this helpful infographic detailing the current state of US Libraries. Today, the role of a library is a lifeline to the technology resources and training essential to full participation in the nation’s economy. Keep that lifeline alive by supporting the Library Foundation of Los Angeles!



Novelist Richard Ford Crosses into CANADA with Library Supporters

Jun 18, 2012

The 31st of May was a truly beautiful day in Los Angeles. Not only was the sky clear and the temperature a pleasant 70 degrees, but the downtown Central Library was graced by the presence of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford. Richard Ford with Library Foundation members. All photos by Gary Leonard. As his new […]



A Treatise on the Benefits of Membership

May 08, 2012

You may be a card carrying member of the Los Angeles Public Library, but are you a card carrying member of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles?  The Library Foundation’s primary reason for being is to support and strengthen the Los Angeles Public Library, which begs the question, why wouldn’t you be a member?  Just […]



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