In the days before Inauguration Day, as we look ahead to the next four years with President Obama, we thought it was timely to also reflect back on his first […]
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 […]
Eight years ago Attica Locke found herself touring the grounds of Oak Alley, a Southern Louisiana plantation, for the wedding of a friend. Complete with twenty-foot white columns, a wrap […]
This Sunday the Los Angeles Public Library will honor Salman Rushdie with the 2012 Literary Award for his commitment to literature, and on Monday he will sit down with ALOUD’s […]
In the aftermath of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the battle between the red and blue divide rages louder than ever. Beyond the issues that will drive voters to […]
The Supreme Court has been at the top of the headlines this week. What exactly goes on inside those high-minded heads? Check out this video with Justice Stephen Breyer when […]
Check out this video from our archives…Shepard Fairey at the Los Angeles Public Library. Shepard Fairey: MAYDAY: the Politics of Street Art from ALOUDla on Vimeo.