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Ken Benham, Librarian, Business Department, October 28, 2014

There is something about autumn that makes me nostalgic. I was thinking about my old Economics 101 text, Samuelson and Nordhaus Economics 12th edition. I took a look at our latest edition, the 18th, to refresh my memory and...

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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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Vi Ha, Young Adult Librarian, Teen'Scape, Sunday, June 22, 2014

A common professional conversation among librarians and folks that work with teenagers is how we can better prepare young people for the highly competitive, cooperative, fast-paced work environment.


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Resources On Protecting Your Online Privacy

Eileen Y., Librarian, InfoNow, Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The more we share information about ourselves online, the less potential control we have on how that information is used.   However, there are simple precautions you can take to minimize the amount of personal information about you that is online.  Below are some resources that can


LGBT History in California

Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library, Monday, June 16, 2014
Many people consider the June 27, 1969 Stonewall Riot in Greenwich Village, New York as the starting point for the gay rights movement in this country.

June 15, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

June 15, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, June 16, 2014

The Goldfinch juggernaut rolls on as Donna Tartt's


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