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December 10, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
December 10, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, December 12, 2017

Artemis by Andy Weir is the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of December 10, 2017, while Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson returns to the top...

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

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, May 9, 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.


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Norman Pfeiffer: Highlights of the Tom Bradley Wing

Central Docents, Central Library, Friday, May 5, 2017

For 50 years, nationally recognized architect Norman Pfeiffer has applied creativity, innovation, and technical proficiency to an impressive portfolio of outstanding renovations and additions to library and arts buildings throughout the country.


Star Wars: These are the books you're looking for

Star Wars: These are the books you're looking for

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, May 4, 2017

Can't get enough of Star Wars? Immerse yourself in a galaxy far, far away with these Star Wars fiction series.  


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

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

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Sunday, April 30, 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders remains at #1 on the Los Angeles Times Fict


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April is Stress Awareness Month

Social Science, Philosophy and Religion Department, Central Library, Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Stress is everywhere. There is no getting away from it, especially here in Los Angeles. So what is stress? Here are a couple of definitions culled from some of our reference sources:


April 23, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

April 23, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders remains at #1 on the Los Angeles Times Fict


Local Author Spotlight: April White

Local Author Spotlight: April White

Catherine Royalty, Senior Librarian, Acquisitions, Friday, April 21, 2017

April White has been a film producer, private investigator, bouncer, teacher and screenwriter.


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April is Financial Literacy Month

Richard Kraus, Librarian III, Business Department, Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April has been designated by annual congressional resolutions since April 2004 as “Financial Literacy Month” to “raise pub


National Library Week

Highlights from National Library Week

Keith Kesler, Social Media Librarian, Public Relations Department, Monday, April 17, 2017

We had a blast during National Library Week! To celebrate we asked staff to tell us about a time they transformed a patron's life. These are great stories and they show how libraries meet the needs of the community.


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Baseball Poetry

Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Friday, April 14, 2017

April is National Poetry Month, and it's also the month that Major League Baseball kicks off a brand-new season.


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