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.
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!