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New Chinese Book Covers July
Julie Shu, Librarian, International Languages Department, July 21, 2018

歡迎借閲中文新書! 如果您要的書已被借走,您可以預定 (place a hold), 也可要求把書送到您附近的分舘。
如您需了解如何查閲圖書館其它中文書籍, 或您有購書建議, 請聯係

Here are a few of the new Chinese books we have received this month. View them in our catalog to place a hold and send to your local branch library, or visit the International Languages Department at Central Library for these and more...


LeBron James wearing a Lakers jersey

Welcome to Los Angeles, LeBron

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, July 20, 2018

Dearest LeBron,

man on the moon with american flag

Three Men and the Moon

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, July 20, 2018

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the lunar surface, making American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin the first humans to walk on the moon. Armstrong was the first to touch toe, and he meandered about for two and a half hours outside the spacecraft.

Amelia Earhart and technical expert Paul Mantz study the route Earhart undertook in a flight from the Hawaiian Islands to California, the longest over-water flight ever undertaken at that time.

Amelia Earhart – Flying Through the Blue and Into History

Photo Friends, Thursday, July 19, 2018

While attending the 1907 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, ten-year-old Amelia Mary Earhart saw her first airplane. She was not impressed. She described it as “a thing of rusty wire and wood and not at all interesting” and asked her father, Edwin Earhart, to take her back to the merry-go-round.

hollywood sign and comic text

And Now For Something Completely Different: Reading Takes You Everywhere: L.A. Fiction

Sheryn Morris, Librarian, Central Library, Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Novels and short stories reflect our fair city, which is way beyond diversity—it is truly a cross-section of the world. In the spirit of the Summer Reading Challenge: Reading Takes You Everywhere!

3 book covers of LA Times Best Sellers

July 15, 2018 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson remains in the top spot on the Los Angeles Times

Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse and sleeping beauty's castle

D is for Disneyland!

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July 17 is the 63 anniversary of Disneyland's opening day. This Disney loving librarian is planning on celebrating and won't be the only one either; it will probably be super crowded, and there will be lots of other pass holders eager to commemorate the day.

Ernest Hemingway Writing at Campsite in Kenya

A Week to Remember: Ernest Hemingway

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899. Hemingway was one of the great novelists of the 20th century, and his terse style has been imitated for decades.

Collage of Linda Ronstadt's album covers

Music Monday: Happy Birthday, Linda Ronstadt!

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Monday, July 16, 2018

Linda Ronstadt was born on July 15, 1946. Ronstadt was one of the major pop/rock singers of the 1970s and 1980s, who explored a wide range of styles and genres, almost always to critical acclaim.

1934 colorized picture of people at the beach with typewriters

What a Day at the Beach Looked Like in Vintage Los Angeles

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Friday, July 13, 2018

It's summertime in Los Angeles and the mercury is rising. Are you beach ready? Have you packed your sunscreen, hats, coolers, snacks, umbrellas, folding chairs, kites, frisbees, bikes, trikes, boogie boards and blankets? Do you know how you'll get there?

Portada de 5 de los libros

Lo nuevo en español para niños

Dinorah Pinelo, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Thursday, July 12, 2018

Los libros en español para niños más esperados este mes ya están disponibles en nuestro catálogo. Haz clic en cada título para reservar tu copia en línea y ser el primero en leer estas novedades con tus pequeños.