Emma Roberts, Librarian III, Art, Music & Recreation Department


Los Angeles City Hall Lit Up At Night

John Parkinson and Los Angeles Architecture

January 30, 2014
It's hard to believe that one architect could be the man behind so many quintessential Los Angeles buildings, but John Parkinson left a long list of landmarks that we all still enjoy, including City Hall, Bullock's Wilshire, Union Station, Memorial Coliseum, many buildings at USC, the Alexandria Hotel, a

Medieval Manuscript

A Medieval Manuscript in the Rare Books Collection

February 15, 2013

Many visitors to Central Library are curious to know what the oldest book in our collection might be. In recent months we have been fortunate enough to find out a great deal of new information about a very special item in our Rare Books collection.