Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team | Los Angeles Public Library

All library facilities will be closed Monday, March 26, for César Chávez Day.

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Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team

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Where Did People Go to Find Irish Bacon and Cabbage in Los Angeles?

March 16, 2018

Los Angeles isn't the usual place you think of for wearing of the green, (we're still brown from the drought), but nevertheless, St. Patrick's Day is Saturday, March 17.

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Children's Librarians Share Their Favorite Award Winning Books

March 14, 2018

Our children’s librarians are all avid readers, but when it comes to choosing award-winning children's books, they can really play favorites. We talked to some of our children’s librarians in our branches to see what they love to read and why.

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Strong Female Protagonist: Women in Comics

March 09, 2018

The comic book world has long been the domain of men. Both in readers and writers. That is slowly changing, and it’s good news!

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Janiva Magness Plays a Protest Chord

February 21, 2018

We are so lucky to kick off our third season of LA Made performances at Central Library this Sunday February 25 with the incomparable Blues Singer, Janiva Magness

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Make a Date for Romance

February 14, 2018

February is the month for love and romance whatever language you speak: amor, l’amour, cinta, pag-ibig, liebe, люблю, 愛.

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Rescue in Denmark: My Family's Holocaust Story

January 26, 2018

This Saturday, January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The United Nations chose this day as it was the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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Celebrate the City with LA Made

January 18, 2018

Get ready, we're preparing to launch Season 3 of the LA Made cultural programming series on February 1, 2018!

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What’s Your Resolution?

December 31, 2017

January is the month for resolutions; making them, revising them, and keeping them.

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I'll Pick Myself a California Rose

December 28, 2017

Next week marks the 129th Rose Parade®. Going strong since 1890, it’s been showcasing our beautiful Southern California weather and foliage to viewers around the country and the world. It all began when Pasadena Valley Hunt Club member Professor Charles F.