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LAPL on Instagram Blog

LAPL on Instagram

July 30, 2015

Welcome to LAPL on Instagram, our new weekly blog featuring the photos we love, taken by YOU, posted on Instagram.

Bike Week

Bike Week Los Angeles

May 16, 2015

We celebrated Bike Week 2015 by featuring some of the fabulous librarians who bike to work every day. In case you are not our friend or follower on social media, here's the recap! 

Families enjoying storytime at Central Library.

Share your library story!

March 02, 2015

The Los Angeles Public Library is a finalist for the nation’s highest honor given to a library or museum: the National Medal awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Books in the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games Series

June 09, 2015

As fans look forward to the theatre release of Mockingjay Part 2 this November, we encourage you to read (or read again) the books in the popular Hunger Games series written by

I Love My Librarian Award

Nominate a Librarian for the I Love My Librarian Award

August 22, 2014

Our librarians make a difference in the lives of people in Los Angeles every day. If a librarian has made a difference in your life, now is the chance to tell your story.

LAPL Logo and Literary World Cup Hashtag

Literary World Cup

July 13, 2014

During the past month, the world has turned its attention to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup. This quadrennial celebration of soccer/football/futbol/futebol/Fussball inspired us to hold a World Cup of our own.

Emmy Nominees on DVD Available at the Library

August 18, 2014

If you enjoy watching TV and are excited about the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards, you’ll be happy to know we have most of the Emmy-nominated TV shows, movies and documentaries in our collection!

New L.A. Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, 16, A student at New Roads High School

LAPL Plays a Role in Selection of City's First Youth Poet Laureate

July 02, 2014

On June 14, in Central Library’s filled-to-capacity Taper Auditorium, Amanda Gorman, 16, was named the first Los Angeles Youth Poet Laureate. Gorman will serve as LA Youth Poet Ambassador and receive a book deal with Penmanship Books to publish her first collection of poems and.

LAPL Staffer Art Meza and His Soulful Photography Go Viral

June 27, 2014

With a published book and several art exhibits to his credit, photographer and Los Angeles Public Library staffer Art Meza has a legitimate claim to being considered one of the City's artists of the moment.

Library users are more sociable and active

March 14, 2014

Would you like to improve your social life? Come to the library more often!