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What We Are Reading

  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader

    Paul, Pamela,
  • The Starless Sea

    The Starless Sea

    Morgenstern, Erin

    In her first novel since 2011’s The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern illustrates again that she is a masterful fantasy storyteller

  • Midnight chicken : (& other recipes worth living for)

    Midnight chicken : (& other recipes worth living for)

    Risbridger, Ella,
  • The Girl Who Reads on the Metro

    The Girl Who Reads on the Metro

    Feret-Fleury, Christine

    In The Girl Who Reads on the Metro, Christine Feret-Fleury tells a delightful tale about the love and power of books and the nee

  • Anja Niemi in character

    Anja Niemi in character

    Niemi, Anja, 1976- photographer, interviewee.
  • Today We Go Home

    Today We Go Home

    Estes, Kelli

    Kelli Estes tells parallel stories separated by 150 years: one of a woman’s struggle to get into the US Army to fight in the Civil War, t

  • Violet

    Violet

    Thomas, Scott

    Violet, the new novel from Scott Thomas, author of 2017’s excellent Kill Creek, tells a story that is a bit difficult t

  • Haunting of Tram Car 015

    Haunting of Tram Car 015

    Clark, P. Djeli

    P.

  • Mexican American baseball on the Westside of Los Angeles

    Mexican American baseball on the Westside of Los Angeles

    Santillan, Richard,
  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

    Richardson, Kim Michele

    In The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, Kim Michele Richardson tells two stories that have, until now, been overlooked in most fiction an


What's New at LAPL

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    Holiday Events

    Looking for something special to do this holiday season? Check out our calendar of holiday programs.

  • The red ribbon, universal symbol of awareness and support for people living with HIV

    Free HIV Screenings

    A mobile testing unit will be visiting selected libraries to administer free, confidential HIV screenings.

  • The Autograph Book of L.A.

    The Autograph Book of L.A.

    The Autograph Book of L.A. brings to life our unique and historic Autograph Collection in a new exhibit at Central Library.

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