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10 book covers of popular books
Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, December 13, 2017

It’s the time of year for lists: Recommendations, best of’s and favorites.

As librarians we love stats and data and it’s always interesting for us to see what books were our patrons’ favorites! This year mysteries and thrillers were once again the most popular, with top authors having familiar names like, ...

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Comic-Con Banner at the San Diego Convention Center in 2017

Los Angeles Public Library and San Diego Comic Con: A Match Made in Geeky Heaven

Candice Mack, Senior Librarian, Young Adult Services, Saturday, August 5, 2017

For the second year in a row, young adult librarians for the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) helped coordinate and speak on panels at the Comics Conference for Educators and Librarians (CCEL), hosted by the San Diego Public Library and


A coin being inserted in a piggy bank

7 cosas que puede hacer para ahorrar más

Ana Campos, Senior Librarian, International Languages Department, Friday, August 4, 2017

Estudio tras estudio demuestra que la mayoría de las personas en los Estados Unidos tienen muy pocos ahorros o no tienen ni un cinco en ahorros. Parte del problema es que las personas no tratan de ahorrar.


Portadas de tres de los libros incluidos en el articulo

Lo nuevo en español: 10 libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Anna Avalos, Senior Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Los libros en español más leídos y más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo.


Theater curtains and spotlights with the words "Read it first"

Read It First! Film Adaptations Headed to Theatres Near You. August 2017 Edition

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, July 31, 2017

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.


July 30, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

July 30, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Saturday, July 29, 2017

House of Spies by Daniel Silva debuts in the top spot on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover


Detail of a Wonder Woman illustration by Nicola Scott

13 Comics and Graphic Novels You Should Read This Summer

Madeline Peña, Senior Librarian, Digital Content Team, Saturday, July 29, 2017

Comics lovers, you’re in luck! Your Los Angeles Public Library card gives you free and instant access to more than 10,000 comics titles through our hoopla digital collection.


coffee cup with musical notes as steam and the text Song a Day for a Month Concert

Song a Day for a Month Concert

Alan Westby, Librarian, Art, Music & Recreation Department, Friday, July 28, 2017
Song-A-Day for a Month is a community of individuals who challenge each others' creativity in an interesting way.

Bugsy Siegel and attorneys

A Quiet Evening with a Quick Death — The Demise of Bugsy Siegel

Photo Friends, Friday, July 21, 2017

On June 20, 1947, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel, the East Coast mobster who had relocated to and prospered in Los Angeles and was now intent on building up Las Vegas, sat in his girlfriend’s living room in Beverly Hills.


Two split images: On the left an image of martial artist Bruce Lee, on the right an image of his daughter Shannon Lee.

Bruce Lee: Artist and Philosopher

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Bruce Lee died tragically young at the age of 32 of cerebral edema but his legacy lives on.


July 16, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

July 16, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, July 17, 2017

The Force by Don Winslow moves into the top spot on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List this week, while


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