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Literature Department


LAPL Reads
Sheryn Morris, December 22, 2014

The staff of the Los Angeles Public Library thinks these are the best books of 2014.

LAPL Reads presents:  

December 21, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, December 22, 2014

After 31 weeks on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller List, All the Light We Cannot See

paper gift bows
Elizabeth Graney, December 16, 2014

Couldn't make it to our last craft program? Never fear!

Big List of Best Books of the Year Lists
David Kelly, December 22, 2014

As we near the end of 2014 its time for the best books of the year lists to make their annual appearances.  Here are a sampling of the Best of 2014:

Movie Theatre image
Elizabeth Graney, January 06, 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.

Snow covered cabin with the words Holiday Handiwork across the bottom of the picture
Elizabeth Graney, December 08, 2014

Back in May we showed you how to transform old book pages, sheet music and maps into paper roses. Well, we're at it again! This time, we want to show you how to make those ubiquitous holiday wrapping bows out of recycled library materials.