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Organize Your Home and Your Life

February 07, 2019

Start 2019 by organizing your home and your life. If you do not know how to start, the Los Angeles Public Library has many books that can help you.


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An Interview With Best Selling Author John Katzenbach

January 30, 2019

Every year our library sends a team of Spanish speaking librarians to the Guadalajara International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico to purchase Spanish books. The selected books are new material from Mexican and Latin American publishing houses, most of which are difficult to find in the U.S.


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Una versión breve de cómo puede empezar a mejorar sus finanzas en el 2019

December 28, 2018

El 2018 ya casi se acaba y usted tiene la oportunidad de empezar de nuevo en el 2019. Puede empezar a tener una vida más saludable y tratar de mejorar sus finanzas. Para ayudarle con su meta de mejorar su finanzas, aquí le presentamos unos consejos básicos sobre cómo lo puede lograr.


Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez

Monseñor Romero, un símbolo contra la represión y la pobreza

October 24, 2018

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, mejor conocido como Monseñor Romero o San Romero, es considerado un símbolo de la justicia social en El Salvador y en toda Latinoamérica.


Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez

Monsignor Romero: A Symbol Against Repression and Poverty

October 24, 2018

Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, better known as Monsignor Romero or San Romero has represented a symbol of social justice against repression and poverty in El Salvador and throughout Latin America for more than 38 years.


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Entrevista con la Profesora Teresa Uriarte

October 09, 2018

En celebración del Mes de la Herencia Latina tenemos el honor de entrevistar a la profesora María Teresa Uriarte de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, quien se especializa en la cultura prehispánica


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Saving for Retirement: An Interview with Richard Kraus

October 09, 2018

A high number of Americans do not have enough savings for retirement. Many are relying on Social Security benefits, with some experts predicting Social Security might disappear in the near future.


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Grandes logros de la América precolombina

September 20, 2018

Durante este Mes de la Herencia Latina compartiremos un artículo cada semana sobre América precolombina, enfatizando los aportes de estas civilizaciones: sus grandes logros, gastronomía, fauna y arte.


Machu Picchu in Peru with a Llama

Pre-Columbian America: Great Achievements

September 20, 2018

During the celebration of Latino Heritage Month, we'll be sharing a weekly segment highlighting interesting facts from pre-Columbian America. We'll give information about the contributions of these civilizations, from their greatest achievements to food, animals, and art.


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A Good Laugh is Great Medicine

August 23, 2018

One of the greatest joys of being human is laughter. Laughing not only feels good, but research has found laughter to be good for your physical and mental health. Our Integrative Health Specialist, Dr.


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