Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources

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Black History Month collection streaming on Kanopy

Black History Month on Kanopy

February 06, 2024

Join us in honoring Black History Month with a special streaming video Black History Month collection on Kanopy. Learn more about the remarkable achievements of the heroes who've paved the way for change by viewing these award-winning narrative films and documentaries.

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The Freedom To Read

October 02, 2023

"The pursuit of knowing was freedom to me, the right to declare and follow your curiosities through all manner of books.

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Listen on the Road With Libby and hoopla

July 10, 2023

Audiobooks allow you to enjoy your favorite books easily: while you clean, during a workout, or while cooking dinner. Listening to an audiobook is also a great way to pass the time on the road.

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Anytime, Anywhere: Comics & Graphic Novels 24/7

March 14, 2022

There are many ways of enjoying great stories and beautiful, engaging artwork—one of these ways is through reading graphic novels and comics. Both express a story with art—but while comics tend to extend the story over a series of issues, graphic novels tell an engaging story in a single book.

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Learning With On-Demand and Streaming Video

January 24, 2022

One of the most enjoyable aspects of having a Los Angeles Public Library card is the wide variety of lifelong learning opportunities available. Discovering new hobbies and learning for pleasure is easier than ever with on-demand and streaming video.

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Mindfulness Meditation

June 09, 2020

We may all find ourselves in higher stress and uncertainty these days. I know I have met my fair share of emotional difficulty in the past few months. What has helped steady me is my mindfulness meditation practice.

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Queens of Jazz

March 27, 2019

Jazz is one of my favorite music genres. I've been a fan for almost twenty years. For me, it started with listening to my parent's old jazz records on vinyl when I was in high school. Eventually, I moved onto CDs in college and then downloading mp3s.

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Great Cinema With Kanopy

October 18, 2018

Kanopy offers Los Angeles Public Library cardholders 24/7 online streaming access to the most acclaimed movies and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers. These films are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere.

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Winter Solstice: 6 Questions

December 21, 2017

1: What is the Winter Solstice?

It is the shortest day and longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.



June 19, 2017

“The people from Texas took Juneteenth Day to Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, and other places they went.”—Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns