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Daniel Tures, Adult Librarian, Frances Howard Goldwyn - Hollywood Regional Library, November 13, 2019

It’s National Novel Writing Month. Austen did it, Melville did it, Faulkner did it, and you can do it too! Fortunately, writing a novel is a piece of cake. Sure you could do it the hard way as the heavy hitters do. You could go to all the trouble of inventing a whole roster of complex characters from scratch, and then laboriously weave...

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Check These Out! Titles to Look for at the Library

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Tuesday, November 12, 2019

At Check These Out!, each month you will find a few recently published or upcoming titles that are worth “checking out” from the library.


American writer, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

A Week to Remember: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Sunday, November 10, 2019

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was born on November 11, 1922. Vonnegut’s accessible style, dry humor, and anti-war politics made him one of the most popular novelists of the late 1960s and early 1970s.


Young woman making a salad with floating musical notes in the background

Hay comida en la casa

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Friday, November 8, 2019

Tengo veintisiete años de edad y ahora comprendo por qué mi madre siempre me decía: "hay comida en la casa".


Bonnie Raitt, a blues and rock singer

Music Memories: Happy Birthday, Bonnie Raitt!

Keith Chaffee, Librarian, Collection Development, Friday, November 8, 2019

Bonnie Raitt was born on November 8, 1949. Raitt is a blues and rock singer who was a critical favorite for twenty years before finding commercial success in the early 1990s.


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Meet the Makers: Joan and Rich from Nonscriptum

Jessica Krill, Librarian, Digital Content Team, Thursday, November 7, 2019

Ahead of DTLA Mini Maker Faire 2019, we are spotlighting a few of the Makers who will be joining us December 7.


Kelli Estes and her latest novel, Today We Go Home

Interview With an Author: Kelli Estes

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, November 7, 2019

Kelli Estes lived in the deserts of eastern Washington state and Arizona before settling in the Seattle area, which she loves so much she plans to forever live near the water.


three movie posters coming out in November

Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Christa Deitrick, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Put away the plastic skeletons and styrofoam headstones. November is upon us—let the holiday film season begin. There’s always a slew of major releases that come out this time of year, so read on for a sneak peek of brand-new movies that are based on books!


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Lo nuevo en español para jóvenes: libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Los libros en español más esperados para jóvenes están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!



3 Spanish adult books

Lo nuevo en español: 10 libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Los libros en español más leídos y más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


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Lo nuevo en español para niños

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Monday, November 4, 2019

La Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles le ofrece los libros más leídos y más esperados para niños. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


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