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Yosemite
Art Department, Central Library, August 29, 2014

Yosemite has been a destination for individuals and families from around the world for generations. If you enjoy the outdoors or being surrounded by the beauty of nature, it is a dream come true. There is so much to see and do at this majestic national park. For instance, you can see the oldest living things on earth (giant sequoias), the tallest waterfall in North America (...

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Government Mobile Apps

Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library, Monday, July 14, 2014
Want to get away? Looking for a new place to live? Check out the Census Bureau’s dwellr app for Android and Apple smart devices (http://apps.usa.gov/dwellr.shtml).

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

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

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, July 14, 2014

No changes on either the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction or Nonfiction Bestseller Lists this week  as The 


Professional Exam Prep @ Business & Economics

Business & Economics Department, Central Library, Friday, July 11, 2014

If you’re preparing to take a professional licensing/certification exam, don’t sweat it -- the Business & Economics Department at the Central Library has you covered.  The Department has exam preparation materials covering a wide range of professions such as:


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

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

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

For only the second time in 35 weeks, The Goldfinch 


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. Special TV Edition! July 2014

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Friday, July 4, 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.


Gifts to Business & Economics Department - and the Donors

Galina Stoyanova , Librarian, Business & Economics Department, Thursday, July 3, 2014

It’s been interesting dealing with what we receive as gifts from our public.


June 29, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

June 29, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, June 30, 2014

As has been the case for almost all of 2014, The Goldfinch 


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Resurrecting The Valley's Stories Through Photographs

Christina Rice, Senior Librarian, Photo Collection, Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of  the photo collection from the Valley Times newspaper (1946-1970) for over thirty years, since receiving as part of the donation from the Security Pacific National Bank in 1981.


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Game of Thrones

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, June 26, 2014

10 months until the next season of Game of Thrones! (but who’s counting?)


June 22, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

June 22, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The top spots on both the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction & Nonfiction Bestseller Lists remain the same with Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize winning, 


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