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July 5, 2015 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Come share stories and more with STAR Volunteer Lola!  Subject to change without notice.

July 6, 2015 11:00AM to 11:30AM

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by playtime. For babies and toddlers, ages 0-2. Reservations required for groups of five or more....

July 6, 2015 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Check out the latest K-Pop music videos with Dora.
July 7, 2015 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Come share stories and more with STAR Volunteer Nene!  Subject to change without notice.

July 7, 2015 2:00PM

Hands-on training on creating a free email account via MyWay .  Leave the class with your own MyWay email account. ...

July 7, 2015 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Make a quick 15-minute craft as a gift for your friends or yourself.

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  • 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.
  • Modern romance

    Modern romance

    Ansari, ʻAziz, author.
  • Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania

    Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania

    Larson, Erik, 1954-
  • The Wright Brothers

    The Wright Brothers

    McCullough, David G.
  • Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir

    Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir

    Martin, Wednesday, 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-
  • Sick in the head : conversations about life and comedy

    Sick in the head : conversations about life and comedy

    Apatow, Judd, 1967-
  • Down the rabbit hole : the curious adventures and cautionary tales of a former Playboy bunny

    Down the rabbit hole : the curious adventures and cautionary tales of a former Playboy bunny

    Madison, Holly, author.
  • Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Gawande, Atul, author.
  • A fine romance

    A fine romance

    Bergen, Candice, 1946-
  • Yes please

    Yes please

    Poehler, Amy, 1971- author.
  • Missoula

    Missoula

    Krakauer, Jon.
  • H is for Hawk

    H is for Hawk

    Macdonald, Helen, 1970-
  • Girl in a band

    Girl in a band

    Gordon, Kim, 1953- author.
  • The road to character

    The road to character

    Brooks, David, 1961- author.
  • The residence : inside the private world of the White House

    The residence : inside the private world of the White House

    Brower, Kate Andersen.
  • Between you & me : confessions of a comma queen

    Between you & me : confessions of a comma queen

    Norris, Mary (Editor).
  • Get what's yours : the secrets to maxing out your social security

    Get what's yours : the secrets to maxing out your social security

    Kotlikoff, Laurence J, author.
  • So you've been publicly shamed

    So you've been publicly shamed

    Ronson, Jon, 1967-
  • Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

    Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

    Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957, author.
  • Money, master the game : 7 simple steps to financial freedom

    Money, master the game : 7 simple steps to financial freedom

    Robbins, Anthony, author.
  • On the move : a memoir

    On the move : a memoir

    Sacks, Oliver W.
  • Better than before : mastering the habits of our everyday lives

    Better than before : mastering the habits of our everyday lives

    Rubin, Gretchen Craft.
  • Spinster : a life of one's own

    Spinster : a life of one's own

    Bolick, Kate.
  • The book of Joan : tales of mirth, mischief, and manipulation

    The book of Joan : tales of mirth, mischief, and manipulation

    Rivers, Melissa, 1969-
  • The 22-day revolution : the plant-based program that will transform your body, reset your habits, and change your life

    The 22-day revolution : the plant-based program that will transform your body, reset your habits, and change your life

    Borges, Marco.
  • It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war

    It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war

    Addario, Lynsey.
  • Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Bechdel, Alison, 1960-
  • Hold still : a memoir with photographs

    Hold still : a memoir with photographs

    Mann, Sally, 1951- author.
  • A curious mind : the secret to a bigger life

    A curious mind : the secret to a bigger life

    Grazer, Brian, 1953-
  • Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

    Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

    Vance, Ashlee, author.
  • Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America

    Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America

    Leovy, Jill.
  • So that happened : a memoir

    So that happened : a memoir

    Cryer, Jon, 1965-
  • Aging backwards : reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 minutes a day

    Aging backwards : reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 minutes a day

    Esmonde-White, Miranda, author.
  • Infamy : the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II

    Infamy : the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II

    Reeves, Richard, 1936-
  • Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

    Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

    Dunham, Lena, 1986-
  • A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope

    A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope

    Brokaw, Tom.
  • Outliers : the story of success

    Outliers : the story of success

    Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
  • The lady in gold : the extraordinary tale of Gustav Klimt's masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

    The lady in gold : the extraordinary tale of Gustav Klimt's masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer

    O'Connor, Anne Marie.
  • 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.
  • Forgiveness : a memoir

    Forgiveness : a memoir

    Rivera, Chiquis, author.
  • Salt : a world history

    Salt : a world history

    Kurlansky, Mark.
  • Leaving before the rains come

    Leaving before the rains come

    Fuller, Alexandra, 1969- author.
  • Goddesses never age : the secret prescription for radiance, vitality, and well-being

    Goddesses never age : the secret prescription for radiance, vitality, and well-being

    Northrup, Christiane.
  • Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Dweck, Carol S., 1946-
  • Ada's algorithm : how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age

    Ada's algorithm : how Lord Byron's daughter Ada Lovelace launched the digital age

    Essinger, James, 1957-
  • The opposite of spoiled : raising kids who are grounded, generous, and smart about money

    The opposite of spoiled : raising kids who are grounded, generous, and smart about money

    Lieber, Ron, author.
  • Ghost boy : the miraculous escape of a misdiagnosed boy trapped inside his own body

    Ghost boy : the miraculous escape of a misdiagnosed boy trapped inside his own body

    Pistorius, Martin.
  • Hope : a memoir of survival

    Hope : a memoir of survival

    Berry, Amanda.
  • 8 steps to a pain-free back : natural posture solutions for pain in the back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, and foot

    8 steps to a pain-free back : natural posture solutions for pain in the back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, and foot

    Gokhale, Esther.

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Recent Blog Posts from Central Library Blog
July 02, 2015
By Elizabeth Graney, Librarian
If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen. But if you don... Continued
June 30, 2015
By David Kelly, Senior Librarian
For the fourth week in a row the top of the Los Angeles Times Bests Seller Lists remain unchanged as The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is #1 on the Hardcover... Continued
June 25, 2015
By Caroline Zakarian, Librarian
On Saturday, May 30th, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera performed excerpts from Giuseppe Verdi's Aida opera in the Taper Auditorium to a packed house.  If you missed it, here's a short video... Continued
June 22, 2015
By Business & Economics Department
Who’s the guy on the old $10,000 note (Salmon Chase, note no longer printed)?  Is America on the gold standard (NO, not since June 1933)?  What’s the origin of the term “greenback” (a U.S.... Continued

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