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Group portrait of the Aztecas, a girl's baseball team based in Pacoima, with their manager. Della Fonseca (later Ortega) is standing, second from right,
Sheryn Morris, September 19, 2018

Baseball is considered to be an all-American sport, but not all Americans have been able to fully participate. The history of Mexican American baseball bears witness to that.

two ladies holding a baby chewing on a library card
Lauren Kratz, September 18, 2018

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and as we librarians know, the value of a library card is limitless! But what about if you have children in your lives?

3 movie posters
Elizabeth Graney, September 04, 2018

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.

Graphic of Michel de Montaigne
Sheryn Morris, September 05, 2018

Panic and despair are the reactions of many students when asked to write an essay. It does not matter that so many of us are constantly communicating through social media, which is immediate and short in length. By contrast, the essay demands and requires time and thought.

3 book covers of LA Times Best Sellers
David Kelly, August 28, 2018

No changes to the top of the Los Angeles Times Best Seller Lists as My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh remains in the top spot on the

Portada de 3 de los libros
Anna Avalos, August 23, 2018

Los libros en español más leídos y más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!

Portada de 4 de los libros
Dinorah Pinelo, August 22, 2018

La Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles le ofrece los libros más leídos y más esperados para niños. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!

Aretha Franklin
Keith Chaffee, August 17, 2018

When I heard the news this morning that Aretha Franklin had died at the age of 76, it occurred to me that she was the most universally loved singer I could think of.

Read Your Way Back to School graphic
Lauren Kratz, August 13, 2018

“I know you’re anxious about going to school. It’s not always easy to get along with humans, but just be yourself. I know you’ll have a great day!”

―Jared Chapman, Steve, Raised by Wolves