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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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Summer Lunch at the Library For Kids & Teens

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, June 23, 2017

Here at the Los Angeles Public Library, Summer Lunch at the Library is now well underway.


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More Audiobooks About Los Angeles

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In continual celebration of Audiobook Month here at the Los Angeles Public Library, here are a few more audiobook fiction highlights.The following audiobooks are a continuation on the booklist theme, 


June 18, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

June 18, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, June 21, 2017

New titles grace the top of both the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction and Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers Lists this week as Camino Island


Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Monday, June 19, 2017

“The people from Texas took Juneteenth Day to Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, and other places they went.”

— Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns


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Try a Lecture Series From The Great Courses This Summer

Catherine Royalty, Senior Librarian, Acquisitions, Saturday, June 17, 2017

Summertime means inflight movies and splashy beach reads, and there is nothing wrong with that! Indulge, but when your brain gets restless take a deep dive into a new subject with a lecture series from The Great Courses, available free from the Los Angeles Public Library.


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LGBT Classic Films You Should Not Miss

Rudy Ruiz, Librarian, Digitization & Special Collections, Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I have been a fan of classic movies ever since I began checking out VHS tapes from my local library (Santa Maria Public Library) in my tween years at the dawn of the 1990’s. Cable was a luxury my working-class family did not always have.


June 11, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

June 11, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, June 13, 2017

No changes to the top of the Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Lists this week as Into the Water by Paula Hawkins rem


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LGBT History From the Back of the Photo

Christina Rice, Senior Librarian, Photo Collection, Monday, June 12, 2017

Prior to the late 1970s, LGBT coverage in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner (previously the Herald Express) was extremely limited. Any photos in our image archive from the newspaper focus exclusively on men being arrested for "masquerading" as women.


LGBTQ Pride & Music: Get Into The Groove

LGBTQ Pride & Music: Get Into The Groove

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, June 9, 2017

June is LBGTQ Pride month! This is a great time to celebrate the resilience, courage and contributions of the LGBTQ community. Of course, what would a celebration be without some music?


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Choosing a Mutual Fund Manager

Ken Benham, Librarian, Business Department, Thursday, June 8, 2017

A good mutual fund manager can be important to the success of your mutual fund investments which are often are large part of an individual investor’s assets.


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