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Central Library

City Librarian Tessa Kelso
James Sherman, September 26, 2014
Banned Books Week offers the opportunity to introduce one of the most colorful librarians in city history and her battle with the moralistic mugwumps of fin de siecle Los Angeles.
 
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Mural Image
Central Docents, August 25, 2014

One of the most breathtaking stops on our daily Docent-led Art and Architecture Tours is the majestic Grand Rotunda, encircled by the pastel-toned murals by Dean Cornwell.   Eighty years after their unveiling, the 12 panels of scenes from California history still feel modern.  But


Los Angeles Central Library entrance at Flower Street
Christina Rice, October 02, 2013

On October 3, 1993, Central Library opened its doors to the people of Los Angeles for the first time in over seven years. Originally designed by Bertram G. Goodhue, the building had been a Los Angeles icon since its dedication in 1926, with striking architecture and artwork both inside and out.


Sheet Music for Old Man Jazz
Emma Roberts, August 07, 2013

In the light of the Songs in the Key of Los Angeles project, here is some information about the vast collection of scores and sheet music in the


Book Covers
David Kelly, July 22, 2013

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman returns to the top spot in the Fiction Category followed by 


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