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Granada Hills Branch Celebrates 50th Anniversary

November 02, 2012

On Oct. 24, Granada Hills Branch Library hosted a party open to the public to celebrate its 50th Anniversary of service. A representative from Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Office issued a Certificate of Recognition to the branch.

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Library Receives Treasure Trove of Maps

October 23, 2012

In October the Los Angeles Public Library received an extraordinary collection of maps, thanks to real estate agent, Matthew Greenberg. Greenbery had been retained by the heirs of local map collector John Feathers to clear Feathers’ Mt. Washington home befor eit was demolished.

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LA Weekly Names Library Store as Best in City 2012

October 18, 2012

In its 2012 Best of L.A. issue, the L.A. Weekly has named the Library Store the best gift shop in Los Angeles. The store is located in the Central Library at 630 W. Fifth St, in downtown L.A.

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LA Times Gets a Read on the New City Librarian

October 19, 2012

John Szabo, who was selected as Los Angeles City Librarian, is profiled the Los Angeles Times:,0,4485046.story

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LAPL in the News:

October 16, 2012

Los Angeles Public Library provides a critical lifeline for people without access to a computer.

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Restoring ceremony of of Monday and Wednesday evening and Friday morning service hours at the Central Library

Library Restores Monday and Wednesday Evening and Friday Morning Hours at all of the City's 73 Libraries

October 15, 2012

L.A. Mayor, city councilmembers, library commissioners, City Librarian and local students open the doors to Central Library and inaugurate the restoration of Monday and Wednesday evening and Friday morning service hours as part of phase II of Measure L.