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A heart shaped origami bookmark
Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, March 27, 2015

Are you tired of scrambling for a makeshift bookmark? Receipts, postcards and gum wrappers just not cutting it? You definitely aren't resorting to folding down the page corner right? (right?!)

Stop mangling your books and losing your spot! 

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April 20, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 20, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Michael Lewis' latest expose of the financial markets, 


Résumés: Help from the Library

Richard Kraus, Librarian III, Business Department, Friday, April 18, 2014

The Los Angeles Public Library offers a number of ways to help you with your resume as you do your job hunting:


Big List of Book Lists II

Big List of Book Lists II

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, April 17, 2014

A round-up of interesting book lists found on the internet on Thursday, April 17, 2014


April 13, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 13, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Recently named the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch


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New Book a Librarian service at Central Library!

Ani Boyadjian, Principal Librarian, Research & Special Collections, Monday, April 14, 2014

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Celebrate Spring Break at the Central Library

Teenscape Department, Central Library, Monday, April 14, 2014

Along with the Grilled Cheese Invitational, spring break is officially here for LAUSD students!


The Man Who Planted Trees

David Turshyan, Librarian, International Languages Department, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

“For a human character to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one must have the good fortune to be able to observe its performance over many years.


April 6, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 6, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, April 7, 2014

As it has been for 21 of the last 22 weeks, Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is on top of the 


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Here Lies Liberty: Steven Anthony and his fight against eminent domain

Wendy Horowitz, Librarian, Photo Department, Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The issue of eminent domain continues to be the subject of heated debate: progress versus preservation, the benefit of the many at the cost of the few, the rights of the county over the rights of the individual.  However, in the case of the ill-fated Hollywood Museum, there was no


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

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, April 1, 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.


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