Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with us!
El día de los niños/El día de los libros is a celebration that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Celebrate "Día" with us at Watts, Venice, and Jefferson libraries or check out a book from our list of recommended titles!
The Los Angeles Public Library and Urban Word Los Angeles are searching for the city’s first Teen Poet Laureate. See more information....
You're invited to Art Alliance for Humanity's "State of the Arts" Symposium hosted by Central Library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. This event is free and features a public roundtable discussion and two performances.
Celebrate Earth Day with a selection of "green" eBooks for kids and adults!
LAPL's Central Library launches new Book a Librarian service! If you need free one-on-one assistance with a subject specialist at Central Library, please click here.
Join us today for a FREE outdoor jazz concert with Grammy-winning Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra! The fun starts at 11:30 a.m. at Central Library.
Celebrate National Financial Literacy Month in April! Join us for four special Saturday events from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn to be money smart and take advantage of the resources and benefits available to you & your family!
Celebrate Arroyo Seco Branch Library's 100th year of service on Thursday, February 27, at 6 p.m. at 6145 N. Figueroa St.
You can now download 5 music tracks each week from Freegal Music. Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. Log in with your library card and start you own music collection for free!
You could earn your high school diploma on line with the Career Online High School program through the Los Angeles Public Library.
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The best books of 2013 selected by our staff.
Celebrate the extraordinary life and legacy of Nelson Mandela with a list of selected works.
Los Angeles Public Library has always provided health information and programs. Now, we're offering even more resources, programs and information through our new Health Matters program. Click here to find out more.
As you enjoy the release of Catching Fire, we encourage you to read [or read again] the books in the popular Hunger Games series—available at our libraries in book, e-book, audiobook in CD, and e-audiobook formats.
STEAM = Science + Technology + Engineering + Art + Math. Add a little STEAM to your child's life with exciting hands-on workshops and helpful resources.
The Panorama City Branch Library is closed until October 21st at 2pm. Public is invited to the reopening celebration at that time.
The Los Angeles Public Library will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the re-opening of Central Library with a discussion panel in the building’s Taper Auditorium on October 5, 2013 at 2:00pm.
Palms - Rancho Park Branch to be Dedicated to Ray Bradbury at 10 A.M. on Monday, September 23, 2013.
Los Angeles Financial Planning Day at Central Library on Saturday, October 19th from 10:30am - 2 pm. Free workshops & one-on-one consultations with a Financial Planner.