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Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library, October 20, 2014

Fall is finally here offering cooler temperatures after a long, hot, and record-setting dry summer. What a wonderful time of year!  Halloween is upon us. Adults and children deciding what to wear in celebration of Halloween. The shopping malls are busy decorating in preparation for the Holiday Season. (Doesn’t it seem like the Holiday Season is starting earlier and earlier every...

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L.A. Times Bestsellers

February 16, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt remains #1 on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction or Nonfiction Bestseller List this week, while D


W. B. Yeats

Love Poem of the Week #3

Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Saturday, February 15, 2014

Maud Gonne, Yeats' museAnd now for a classic "you'll miss me when I'm gone&quot


L.A. Times Bestsellers

February 9, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, February 11, 2014

No changes to the top of either the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction or Nonfiction Bestseller Lists this week. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is #1 on the Fiction list, while 


Sara Teasdale

Just in Time for Valentine's--Love Poem of the Week #2

Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Saturday, February 8, 2014

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it!  So here's a sweet treat for you courtesy of Sara Teasdale, an American poet who lived from 1884-1933.   Teasdale (pictured above) hailed from St.


Book signing event poster of six bestselling YA authors with their pictures.

Bestselling YA Authors To Speak At Central Library

Mary McCoy, Senior Librarian, Teen'Scape, Monday, February 3, 2014

On Saturday, February 8, Central Library will welcome six bestselling, award-winning authors to discuss their books and sign copies for fans.


Best Sellers

February 2, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Sunday, February 2, 2014

There are two new #1s on the lists this week.


Cupid picture to celebrate Cupid's favorite month

Love Poem of the Week

Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Saturday, February 1, 2014

What better way to celebrate Cupid's favorite month than with some lovely poetry?  Sure, I could have plastered up a big ol' list of books, but a wonderfully written poem is a delicacy to be savored.


Read It First - Cover image

Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. February 2014 edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Friday, January 31, 2014

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.


Los Angeles City Hall Lit Up At Night

John Parkinson and Los Angeles Architecture

Emma Roberts, Librarian III, Art, Music & Recreation Department, Thursday, January 30, 2014
It's hard to believe that one architect could be the man behind so many quintessential Los Angeles buildings, but John Parkinson left a long list of landmarks that we all still enjoy, including City Hall, Bullock's Wilshire, Union Station, Memorial Coliseum, many buildings at USC, the A

A bookshelf signage that used for Business & Economics collection 338’s is described with a freeway between mountains and trees.

Let the signs be with you

Business & Economics Department, Central Library, Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Tired of wandering around 16,560 square feet of stacks in Business & Economics Department looking for the 338’s?  Let us help -- reset your LAPL-GPS mapping system with our new transportation themed bookshelf signage.  The department has renamed major sections


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