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Nadine with Puzzums
Sheryn Morris, August 08, 2018

August 8 is International Cat Day! Also known as World Cat Day, it's a holiday created to not only celebrate the friendship that humans and cats share but also to advocate for their safety and well-being.


Shakespeare in LA graphic
Sheryn Morris, July 25, 2018

In 2017 William Shakespeare was in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Public Library and The Library Foundation of Los Angeles hosted a special exhibit from the Folger Shakespeare Library: America’s Shakespeare - The Bard Goes West.


hollywood sign and comic text
Sheryn Morris, July 18, 2018

Novels and short stories reflect our fair city, which is way beyond diversity—it is truly a cross-section of the world. In the spirit of the Summer Reading Challenge: Reading Takes You Everywhere!


and now for something completely different
Sheryn Morris, June 27, 2018

Many books are published every year, and few of them make it to the numerous bestseller lists. Consider the books listed below, where you will find something old and something new to read. Your library card makes it possible to check out hundreds of books and other materials for free.


and now for something completely different
Sheryn Morris, June 20, 2018

Many books are published every year, and few of them make it to the numerous bestseller lists. Consider the books listed below, where you will find something old and something new to read.


Some of the book covers for this year's best books
Sheryn Morris, December 19, 2017

What do librarians and staff at the Los Angeles Public Library think are the best books for 2017?

Since 2011 librarians and other staff members have shared their recommendations for the best books of the year.


Sheryn Morris, December 19, 2016

These are the best books for 2016, selected by Librarians and other staff members of The Los Angeles Public Library.The lists do not reflect best-seller or award lists, but are books selected by those who volunteere


Sheryn Morris, December 16, 2015

These are the best books for 2015, selected by Los Angeles Public Library, Librarians and other staff members.


LAPL Reads
Sheryn Morris, December 22, 2014

The staff of the Los Angeles Public Library thinks these are the best books of 2014.

LAPL Reads presents:  


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