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Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, January 18, 2018

Get ready, we're preparing to launch Season 3 of the LA Made cultural programming series on February 1, 2018!

LA Made is a cultural series featuring free music, dance, theater, and conversations with local entertainers at libraries throughout the city. The series will run through the end of November and is full of wonderful new program experiences.

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Audiobooks for Your Next Family Road Trip

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The summer is upon us—many people may soon be going on family road trips. One great way to pass the time on the road, is for the whole family to listen to an audiobook together.


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Free Fun at the Library this Fourth of July

Madeline Peña, Senior Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, June 30, 2017

Are you looking for fun ways to spend your free time during the 4th of July holiday? Come celebrate at the library! 


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Go Forth and Celebrate the Fourth!

Photo Friends, Friday, June 30, 2017

The Fourth of July is a time when Americans remember their history, look toward the future, and celebrate the present.


French duellist and opera singer Julie d'Aubigny (1670–1707). Anonymous print.

Julie d'Aubigny: La Maupin and Early French Opera

Alan Westby, Librarian, Art, Music & Recreation Department, Wednesday, June 28, 2017

LGBT Pride Month gives us an opportunity to discover a fascinating character from the early days of French opera.


June 25, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

June 25, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, June 27, 2017

No changes to the top of both the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction and Hardcover Nonfiction Best Sellers Lists this week as Camino Island


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RuPaul Recommends

Keith Kesler, Social Media Librarian, Public Relations Department, Tuesday, June 27, 2017

RuPaul spilled the tee on a few of his favorite books and movies at his recent Central Library talk.


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A Young Immigrant's Story

Teresa Mons, Librarian, Young Adult Services, Monday, June 26, 2017

I am a refugee, an immigrant, an American. I came to the United States as a young girl, and grew up in Los Angeles. My maternal grandparents were born in Cuba and were descendants of immigrants from Spain, who moved to Cuba to make a better life for themselves.  


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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


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