1. Summer Lunch at the Library
  2. LGBT Heritage Month
  3. Made in L.A.
  4. State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda
  5. Full STEAM Ahead: Science Fun for Kids and Teens
  6. Firsts, Seconds and Thirds: African American Leaders in Los Angeles During the 1960s and 70s from the Rolland Curtis Collection

Fiction Hot Titles

Non-Fiction Hot Titles

  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul, author.
  • The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

    The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

    Cooper, Anderson.
  • Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Kondo, Marie, author.
  • West of Eden : an American place

    West of Eden : an American place

    Stein, Jean, author.
  • The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    Kondō, Marie, author.
  • Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-
  • The bridge ladies : a memoir

    The bridge ladies : a memoir

    Lerner, Betsy, author.
  • Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Duckworth, Angela.
  • The gene : an intimate history

    The gene : an intimate history

    Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
  • Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Mayer, Jane, author.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Chernow, Ron.
  • Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

    All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

    Traister, Rebecca, author.
  • Seven brief lessons on physics

    Seven brief lessons on physics

    Rovelli, Carlo, 1956- author.
  • Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

    Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

    Duhigg, Charles, author.
  • The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

    The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

    Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos, 1950- author.
  • The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

    The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

    Bryson, Bill, author.
  • The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    Brown, Daniel, 1951-
  • H is for Hawk

    H is for Hawk

    Macdonald, Helen, 1970-
  • Year of Yes

    Year of Yes

    Rhimes, Shonda, author.
  • Lab girl

    Lab girl

    Jahren, Hope, author.
  • Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

    Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

    Miranda, Lin-Manuel, 1980- author, librettist, composer.
  • Eat fat, get thin : why the fat we eat is the key to sustained weight loss and vibrant health

    Eat fat, get thin : why the fat we eat is the key to sustained weight loss and vibrant health

    Hyman, Mark, 1959- author.
  • 32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line

    32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line

    Ripert, Eric.
  • Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Dweck, Carol S., 1946-
  • You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    Sincero, Jen, 1965-
  • Presence : bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

    Presence : bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

    Cuddy, Amy Joy Casselberry, 1972- author.
  • Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

    Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

    Hill, Clint, author.
  • Disrupted : my misadventure in the start-up bubble

    Disrupted : my misadventure in the start-up bubble

    Lyons, Daniel, 1960- author.
  • How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

    How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

    Greger, Michael, author.
  • Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939

    Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939

    Hochschild, Adam, author.
  • It's all easy : delicious weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook

    It's all easy : delicious weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook

    Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972- author.
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    West, Lindy.
  • Cravings

    Cravings

    Teigen, Chrissy, author.
  • Brain maker : the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

    Brain maker : the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

    Perlmutter, David, 1954- author.
  • The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

    The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

    Hartwig, Melissa, author.
  • The longevity book : the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

    The longevity book : the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

    Diaz, Cameron, author.
  • Modern romance

    Modern romance

    Ansari, ʻAziz, author.
  • In other words

    In other words

    Lahiri, Jhumpa.
  • Originals : how non-conformists move the world

    Originals : how non-conformists move the world

    Grant, Adam M, author.
  • Los Angeles Central Library : a history of its art and architecture

    Los Angeles Central Library : a history of its art and architecture

    Gee, Stephen, author.
  • The food lab : better home cooking through science

    The food lab : better home cooking through science

    Lopez-Alt, J. Kenji.
  • Love, loss, and what we ate

    Love, loss, and what we ate

    Lakshmi, Padma.
  • Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Gawande, Atul, author.
  • Lust & wonder

    Lust & wonder

    Burroughs, Augusten, author.
  • SPQR : a history of ancient Rome

    SPQR : a history of ancient Rome

    Beard, Mary, 1955- author.
  • The confidence game : why we fall for it... every time

    The confidence game : why we fall for it... every time

    Konnikova, Maria, author.
  • Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Philbrick, Nathaniel.
  • Girls & sex : navigating the complicated new landscape

    Girls & sex : navigating the complicated new landscape

    Orenstein, Peggy, author.

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What's New at LAPL

  • Service Alert

    The Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library is closed until June 26th.

  • Boyle Heights Oral History Project

    The first of three proposed oral history interviews on this neighborhood features Nancy Oda, a Japanese-American woman who grew up in Boyle Heights in the 1940's-1950's.

  • Summer Reading Challenge for Adults

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    UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research is offering a series of six Alzheimer's Education presentations at various Western-area branches. See the flyer (pdf) for more information.

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