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Eileen Y., Librarian, InfoNow, July 28, 2015

Would you like to know how you can download free movies from the library’s website?  Would you like to know how to download free music which you can actually keep?  Would you like to know how you can download e-books to your Kindle or iPad? 

If you have questions like these plus many more on how you can take full advantage of our free e-media resources, drop by Tech...

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CLASSIC TAI CHI CLASSES

International Languages Department, Central Library, Monday, July 27, 2015

Please join us for free classic Tai Chi classes by Instructor Bill Cheng. Each class will include introduction and interpretation of classic Tai Chi forms, exercises, as well as questions and answers.


Everett Robbins Perry: Librarian with a Vision

Central Docents, Central Library, Monday, July 20, 2015

Our free, daily, art and architecture tour of L.A.'s central library begins in the 1926 Goodhue Building, famous for its sculpture, murals, painted ceilings, and wonderful architecture.  The building has another great feature, something which seems ordinary to modern eyes, but which wasn't o


July 19, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

July 19, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Sunday, July 19, 2015

Daniel Silva's The English Spy is the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller List for the week of July 19,


Job & Career Center Grandly Opened – July 10, 2015

Galina Stoyanova , Librarian, Business & Economics Department, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Mayor Garcetti launched a new job resource program at City libraries. The grand opening of the new center was attended by about a hundred library patrons and staff, job seekers, reporters and activists.


In a Better World

Film Screening ~ In a Better World

David Turshyan, Librarian, International Languages Department, Friday, July 17, 2015

A free screening of the film In a Better World 
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 1:00 p. m.
Meeting Room A, Central Library


July 12, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

July 12, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, July 13, 2015

The top of the Los Angeles Times Bestseller Lists remained unchanged this week with All the Light We Cannot See


Special Olympics

Special Olympics World Games

Russell Garrigan, Librarian, Teen'Scape, Friday, July 10, 2015

This year, the Special Olympics World Games will take place in Los Angeles.  500,000 spectators, and 30,000 volunteers, and 3000 coaches, and 7000 athletes, and 177 countries—all will come together in Los Angeles. The games begin on July 25 and continue for 9 days.


July 5, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

July 5, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, July 7, 2015

59 weeks after first appearing on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List, All the Light We Cannot See


Take a trip down Memory Lane

Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library, Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Recently, we found a folder tucked away at the back of a file cabinet in the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion Department.


Movie theatre image

Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. July 2015 edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, July 2, 2015

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.


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