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Public Relations Office, Library Administration, March 14, 2014

Would you like to improve your social life? Come to the library more often! According to a new report by Pew Research Center, 30% of Americans are highly engaged with public libraries—this group is more active in their communities and more likely to socialize with family and friends.

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The Library Store "On Wheels" Makes Its Rounds

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Thursday, December 13, 2012

This week the Library Foundation of Los Angeles launched "The Library Store On Wheels," a mobile incarnation of the Central Library’s beloved and critically-acclaimed store.


John F. Szabo was holding the intersaction sign of Ray Bradbury Square with other dignitaries and Bradbury family members at a dedication ceremony unveiling the newly designated Ray Bradbury Square at Fifth & Flower Streets by Central Library

Ray Bradbury Square Becomes Reality Adjacent to Central Library

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Something wonderful this way came to Central Library in the form of a new public square. City Librarian John F.


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Granada Hills Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Friday, November 2, 2012

On Oct. 24, Granada Hills Branch Library hosted a party open to the public to celebrate its 50th Anniversary of service. A representative from Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Office issued a Certificate of Recognition to the branch.


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Library Receives Treasure Trove of Maps

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Tuesday, October 23, 2012

In October the Los Angeles Public Library received an extraordinary collection of maps, thanks to real estate agent, Matthew Greenberg. Greenbery had been retained by the heirs of local map collector John Feathers to clear Feathers’ Mt. Washington home befor eit was demolished.


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LA Times Gets a Read on the New City Librarian

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Friday, October 19, 2012

John Szabo, who was selected as Los Angeles City Librarian, is profiled the Los Angeles Times:

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-himi-szabo-20121014,0,4485046.story


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LA Weekly Names Library Store as Best in City 2012

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Thursday, October 18, 2012

In its 2012 Best of L.A. issue, the L.A. Weekly has named the Library Store the best gift shop in Los Angeles. The store is located in the Central Library at 630 W. Fifth St, in downtown L.A.


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LAPL in the News:

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Los Angeles Public Library provides a critical lifeline for people without access to a computer.

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Restoring ceremony of of Monday and Wednesday evening and Friday morning service hours at the Central Library

Library Restores Monday and Wednesday Evening and Friday Morning Hours at all of the City's 73 Libraries

Public Relations Office, Library Administration, Monday, October 15, 2012

L.A. Mayor, city councilmembers, library commissioners, City Librarian and local students open the doors to Central Library and inaugurate the restoration of Monday and Wednesday evening and Friday morning service hours as part of phase II of Measure L.


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