Zinio offers full color, interactive digital magazines. Browse from a collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.
A mobile version of the Enhanced Catalog is now available. Just point your smartphone to http://ls2pac.lapl.org.
This new mobile catalog is offered in addition to the Library's mobile app, "LAPL to Go"
The Board of Library Commissioners is considering requests to dedicate the Fairfax Branch in honor of Grace Friedman, a long-time and dedicated community and library volunteer.
The project includes a comprehensive anthology, new recordings, documentaries, an exhibition, an ALOUD program, a free concert and more.
In celebration of National Law Day on May 1, 2013, LA Law Library and its partners are offering a full “Law Week” of legal seminars, classes and clinics.
Get Your Finances in Shape. See our list of free Money Matters programs.
Citizenship information and resources available at the Los Angeles Public Library
Experience the rich tapestry of the Muslim world through a new program series, "Poetic Voices of the Muslim World", hosted by Westwood Branch and Central Library
Our new Parents section has assembled listings of books and Web resources to assist anyone looking for information on this topic.
Go to Mango Languages in our Research and Homework section. Mango also has English language courses for Spanish, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. These are free, easy to learn lessons! Go ahead...try one!
Hunger Games, Catching Fire & Mockingjay - Your requests have finally been answered. The hugely popular books by author Suzanne Collins are now available in e-book format! Go to http://lapl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/ and search for the title you want, and then check it out with your LAPL library card.
Has LAPL had an impact on your life? Let us know about it!
As of October 15, 2012, libraries have re-opened two evenings and Friday mornings.
Mayor Villaraigosa Appoints John Szabo City Librarian of Los Angeles Public Library
Board of Library Commissioners to Consider Dedicating Palms - Rancho Park Branch in Honor of Author Ray Bradbury
Download up to 3 DRM-free music tracks a week with our new service, Freegal.