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Anna Avalos, Senior Librarian, Multilingual Collections, April 23, 2018

Los libros en español más leídos y más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


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The Liberator: Librarians Work to Preserve Early 20th-Century L.A. African American Newspaper

Neale Stokes, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, February 23, 2018

The Liberator is an early 20th-century Los Angeles African American newspaper, whose owner and editor, Jefferson Lewis Edmonds, was born enslaved and spent twenty years in bondage before Emancipation.


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The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company

Kelly Wallace, Librarian, History Department, Thursday, February 22, 2018

In 1920s Los Angeles, insurance companies considered blacks to be either uninsurable or extremely high risk. As a result, blacks were routinely denied coverage or charged exorbitant premiums.


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February 18, 2018 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Thursday, February 22, 2018

After three weeks in the #2 spot, The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin moves into the top spot on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of February 18, 2018, while


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Janiva Magness Plays a Protest Chord

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Wednesday, February 21, 2018

We are so lucky to kick off our third season of LA Made performances at Central Library this Sunday February 25 with the incomparable Blues Singer, Janiva Magness


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A Week to Remember: W. E. B. Du Bois

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Tuesday, February 20, 2018

On February 23, 1868, W. E. B. Du Bois was born. Du Bois was a sociologist and historian, and an important leader of the early African-American civil rights movement.


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Music Monday: George Frideric Handel

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Monday, February 19, 2018

On February 23, 1685, George Frideric Handel was born. Handel was one of the great composers of the Baroque era, particularly noted for his operas and oratorios. His oratorio Messiah has become a standard part of the Christmas season, with annual performances in many large cities.


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A City Engaged: Los Angeles in the Civil Rights Era

Christina Rice, Senior Librarian, Photo Collection, Sunday, February 18, 2018

Los Angeles has always been a city of rich cultural diversity, often serving as a beacon of prosperity for migrants and immigrants around the globe.


 The Cheltenham Alphabet Spout, designed by Jud Fine, which graces LUCID, the middle of three ponds in Spine.

Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Part III: Cheltenham Comes to Central Library

Central Docents, Central Library, Saturday, February 17, 2018

After nearly a century, the Los Angeles Central Library still reflects architect Bertram G. Goodhue's vision that buildings should be “literate,” using symbolic expressions to make them distinctive and eternal.


February 11, 2018 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

February 11, 2018 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Friday, February 16, 2018

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng retakes the top spot on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of February 11, 2018, while 


book jacket cover and author Nina LaCour

We Are Way More Than Okay

Hillary St. George, Senior Librarian, Cahuenga Branch Library, Friday, February 16, 2018

On Tuesday February 12, the Oscar Awards of young adult and children’s literature were held in the early morning hours in Denver, Colorado.


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