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Deepak Unnikrishan receiving the 2017 Hindu Prize for Fiction from British novelist and journalist Sebastian Faulks.
Deepak Unnikrishan receiving the 2017 Hindu Prize for Fiction from British novelist and journalist Sebastian Faulks.
Janice Batzdorff, Librarian, North Hollywood Amelia Earhart Regional Library, January 20, 2018

The 2017 Hindu Prize for Fiction was awarded on January 15 to Deepak Unnikrishnan for his dystopian and nostalgic work entitled Temporary People. This...

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January 7, 2018 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

January 7, 2018 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan as the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of January 7, while 


Music Monday image of David Bowie

Music Monday: David Bowie

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Monday, January 8, 2018

David Bowie was born on January 8, 1947. Bowie was a singer, songwriter, and actor whose gift for re-inventing his image made him an influential pop star for almost fifty years.


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Three Kings Day

Edwin Rodarte, Senior Librarian, Emerging Technologies & Collections, Saturday, January 6, 2018

On January 6th, twelve days after Christmas, Epiphany is celebrated, also known as Three Kings Day. This tradition has its roots in the Christian religion and celebrates the baptism of Jesus as well as the arrival of the three Magi.


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Día de los Reyes Magos

Edwin Rodarte, Senior Librarian, Emerging Technologies & Collections, Saturday, January 6, 2018

El 6 de enero, doce días después de navidad, se festeja la Epifanía, también conocido como el Día de los Reyes Magos. Esta tradición tiene sus raíces en la religión cristiana y celebra el bautizo del niño Jesús al igual que la llegada de los tres Reyes Magos.


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Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. January 2018 Edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, January 4, 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.


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A Week to Remember: National Bird Day

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Tuesday, January 2, 2018

January 5 is National Bird Day, and the last day of the annual Christmas Bird Count. For three weeks, birders gather to count number of birds and bird species in their area.


December 31, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

December 31, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, January 2, 2018

2017 ends with Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward as the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List, while 


Music Monday: Happy Birthday, Grandmaster Flash!

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Monday, January 1, 2018

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash was born on January 1, 1958.


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What’s Your Resolution?

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Sunday, December 31, 2017

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


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Golden Globe Nominated Books at the Library

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Saturday, December 30, 2017

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards will soon be upon us, set to air on January 7, 2018. Many of the nominations were based on works that were once only books. These books below, have all inspired 2017 Golden Globe nominated movies and TV shows.


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