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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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For The Love of Reading

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Thursday, August 24, 2017

Reading has been my favorite pastime for most of my life. Curling up with a good book and a cup of tea, is one of my favorite things.


heart illustrations in red and pink with the text, romance novels.

Romancing the Book: Romance Novels

Mara Alpert, Children's Librarian, Children's Literature Department, Monday, August 21, 2017

Romance is in the air, and on the page and the tablet and the smart phone. August is Read-a-Romance Month, and it’s a great time to settle into an air-conditioned library (or on a bright, sunny beach or really anywhere) with a fabulously satisfying romance. You won’t be alone.


August 20, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

August 20, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, August 21, 2017

The Late Show by Michael Connelly remains at #1 on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List, while 


book cover of punch escrow and author photo of Tai M. Klein

Interview with an Author: Tal M. Klein

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tal M. Klein was born in Israel, grew up in New York, and currently lives in Detroit with his wife and two daughters.


Book covers for The Late Show, Paradise Valley, and The Lying Game

August 13, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, August 14, 2017

The Late Show by Michael Connelly remains at #1 on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List, while 


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Local Author Spotlight: Cody Sisco

Catherine Royalty, Senior Librarian, Acquisitions, Monday, August 14, 2017

Cody Sisco is the author of speculative fiction that straddles the divide between plausible and extraordinary.


Image of a total eclipse and text saying "total solar eclipse 2017"

There Will Be Darkness: The Great American Eclipse

Bob Timmermann, Senior Librarian, Science, Technology & Patents Dept., Friday, August 11, 2017

Here in Los Angeles, we’re known for the sun. We get a lot of it. It’s long been a selling point for people moving to the region.


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City of Angels on Instagram

Keith Kesler, Social Media Librarian, Public Relations Department, Wednesday, August 9, 2017

We asked visitors to our Central Library exhibit 


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Consejos para hacer más fácil el primer día de escuela

Anna Avalos, Senior Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Monday, August 7, 2017

¡El primer día de clases está a la vuelta de la esquina! Todos sabemos que nuestros hijos van a estar muy emocionados y un poco nerviosos por el primer día de clases. ¿Has pensado cómo preparar a tus hijos para su primer día? Aquí les comparto unos consejos de los expertos para ese gran día:


August 6, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

August 6, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Sunday, August 6, 2017

Not much movement on the Los Angeles Times Best Seller Lists this week although The Late Show by Michael Connelly debuts at #1 on the Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List. 


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