Face masks are required in all City of Los Angeles facilities, including libraries.

The library will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources

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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.


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Dodgers in The World Series!

October 27, 2017

The excitement is heating up as the Dodgers head into the weekend for Game 3 in Houston to face the Astros. The series is currently tied at 1-1. Here at the Los Angeles Public Library we are big supporters of our hometown team.


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For The Love of Reading

August 24, 2017

Reading has been my favorite pastime for most of my life. Curling up with a good book and a cup of tea, is one of my favorite things. However, my reading experience has changed over the last 7 years as I have been transitioning into e-books.


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Audiobooks for Your Next Family Road Trip

July 05, 2017

The summer is upon us—many people may soon be going on family road trips. One great way to pass the time on the road is for the whole family to listen to an audiobook together.


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More Audiobooks About Los Angeles

June 21, 2017

In continual celebration of Audiobook Month here at the Los Angeles Public Library, here are a few more audiobook fiction highlights.The following audiobooks are a continuation on the booklist theme, 


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Juneteenth

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


LGBTQ Pride & Music: Get Into The Groove

LGBTQ Pride & Music: Get Into The Groove

June 09, 2017

June is LBGTQ Pride month! This is a great time to celebrate the resilience, courage, and contributions of the LGBTQ community. Of course, what would a celebration be without some music?


The Most Beautiful Libraries

October 31, 2014

For beautiful photography of some of the prettiest library buildings locally, nationally and even globally, here are a list of recent resources.  Many of these lists include pictures of our Central Library:


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Resources On Protecting Your Online Privacy

June 18, 2014

The more we share information about ourselves online, the less potential control we have on how that information is used.   However, there are simple precautions you can take to minimize the amount of personal information about you that is online.  Below are some resources that can help you


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