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Keumsook Hahn, Librarian, International Languages Department, December 2, 2016

Los Angeles Public Library is commemorating 400 years of Shakespeare with programs, film screenings, and and an exhibit at Central Library from November 2016 to February 2017.  Expand your knowledge of Shakespeare by reading some of his works, which are available in many languages including Korean.  Below is an example of some of the Korean language titles...

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Chinese Simplified Character Books  2014 - 2016

简体字中文书 2014 - 2016年 Chinese Simplified Character Books 2014 - 2016

Julie Shu, Librarian, International Languages Department, Tuesday, October 4, 2016

简体字中文书 2014 - 2016年
Chinese Simplified Character Books  2014 - 2016

欢迎借阅中文新书! 如果您要的书已被借走,您可以預定 (place a hold), 也可要求把书
送到您附近的分馆。
如您需了解如何查閲图书馆其它中文书籍, 或您有购书建议, 请联系language@lapl.org


October 2, 2016 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

October 2, 2016 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, October 3, 2016

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett debuts at number one on the


The words stand up for your right to read with flames in the background.

Books on Trial: Banned Books Week

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Sunday, September 25, 2016

This September 25th through October 1st, celebrate the 34th annual Banned Books Week with us!  


Library cards

What's In Your Wallet?

Kelly Wallace, Librarian, History Department, Friday, September 23, 2016


                    “A library card is the start of a lifelong adventure.”


September 18, 2016 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

September 18, 2016 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, September 20, 2016

No changes to the top of the Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Lists as The Underground Railroad


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Los Angeles Street Names: The Past Coinciding with the Present

Christina Rice, Senior Librarian, Photo Collection, Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In a city as a diverse as Los Angeles, there is one thing we almost all have in common - traffic. While stuck at intersections or on freeways, pondering the heritage of our fair city is probably not on the forefront of everyone's minds.


Economy Election Tag Cloud on Wordle

“It’s the Economy, Stupid”: How the Library May Help You be a Smarter Voter

Richard Kraus, Librarian III, Business Department, Tuesday, September 20, 2016

“It’s the economy, stupid.”  Is a famous political catch phrase started during the Bill Clinton 1992 presidential election campaign and repeated over the years in response to identifying the key issues of election campaig


Celebrate Latino Heritage Month

Latinos at War: The Fight Abroad and at Home in the United States

Llyr Heller, Librarian, History & Genealogy Department, Monday, September 19, 2016

September marks Latino heritage month. As of 2015 Latinos make up 17.4% of the population in the United States. Historians estimate that around 250,000 to 500,000 out of a total 2.7 million Latinos in the United States served in World War II.


UN World Peace Bell

World Peace Bell Rings Out Message for Peace

Central Docents, Central Library, Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Most visitors to the Central Library’s Maguire Gardens see Jud Fine's “Spine” installation and the unique collection of fountains that grace the gardens, but not everyone notices tucked away in the westernmost corner, nearest Flower Street, a quiet token of the most ambitious possibility, the Wor


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