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  • Los Angeles cityscape and text that reads Emergency Awareness

    Emergency Awareness

    Resources that can help you prepare for emergencies such as fires, earthquakes, flooding, extreme heat and storms.

  • Solar eclipse diamond ring

    Libraries Hosting Eclipse Events

    Many of our libraries are hosting special events for the Great American Eclipse of 2017. Eclipse glasses for safe viewing will be available only for event participants, on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. 

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    Cursos de capacitación a distancia

    VIP Learning es un nuevo servicio que te permite tomar cursos de capacitación y formación profesional en línea de forma gratuita. Crea tu cuenta de usuario e inscríbete en un curso hoy.

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    Meet Libby

    Libby is an innovative new mobile app from OverDrive designed to make borrowing and enjoying e-books and audiobooks from the library easier than ever.

  • Meet Caldecott Winner Javaka Steptoe

    Author-illustrator Javaka Steptoe, who won this year’s Caldecott Medal for his picture book Radiant Child: the Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, will visit our Baldwin Hills, Studio City, and Felipe de Neve branch libraries. Join us!

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    Central Library Impacted by Street Closures

    From Jun. 2 to Nov. travel to Central Library will be affected by the 6th St. at I-110 Freeway Closure. See detour map and access map for area impacts. Allow extra time to reach your destination.

  • The Cinerama Dome (1963) shown at the time of its opening.

    L.A. Landmarks: Lost and Almost Lost

    What’s your favorite Los Angeles landmark? Does it still stand, or is it just a memory? This new exhibit highlights just a few of the many landmarks in and near Los Angeles that fell to the wrecking ball or narrowly escaped.

  • Audiobooks

    Have you heard a good book lately?

    Why pay to listen to great books? Your library card gives you free 24/7 unlimited access to thousands of audiobooks, anytime at your convenience.

  • Jorge González Camarena, "The Homeland" (1962), digital reproduction.

    Pintando: The Colors of Education

    Exhibit featuring paintings that have been used as covers for text books published by the Mexican Education System since 1959. | En español

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  • Know Your Rights

    Be Informed: Know Your Rights

    The information you need to answer your questions about DACA, immigration enforcement, and your rights under the U.S. Constitution.

  • Los Angeles Conservancy's 2017 Preservation Award

    Los Angeles Conservancy Honors Photo Collection

    We received one of Los Angeles Conservancy's 2017 Preservation Awards for our efforts to preserve and digitize the image archive from the Valley Times newspaper.

  • Request for Proposals for a Library Facility Master Planning Consultant

    RFP for a Library Facility Master Planning Consultant

    The Los Angeles Public Library seeks proposals to lead an extensive, system-wide planning and development process to create a Library Facilities Master Plan.

  • Illustration of the Los Angeles Central Library

    Sustainable City pLAn

    The Los Angeles Public Library is not only for bookworms—it transforms communities and supports residents. Learn about how the City works toward sustainability and the library's role in helping neighborhoods thrive.​

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    Celebrate El día de los libros/El día de los niños

    Día events celebrate diversity in children's literature and the importance of literacy for children of all backgrounds. Join us!

  • Earth Hour 2017

    At 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, Los Angeles Public Library will participate in Earth Hour 2017. If you would like more information on Earth Hour, please visit: EarthHour.org

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    March is Women's Heritage Month

    Celebrate Women's Heritage Month at the Los Angeles Public Library. Check out all the great programs we have lined up in March.

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    Try our new video streaming service!

    Stream over 26,000 carefully selected films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers.

  • Tuskegee Airmen

    African American Heritage Month

    Celebrate African American Heritage Month at the Los Angeles Public Library.

  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen: Bravery on Two Fronts

    Tuskegee Airmen: Bravery on Two Fronts talk will focus on the African American aviators, bombardiers, navigators and ground crew who served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Central Library, Saturday, February 4, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. 


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