The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day.

Laura Duncan, Librarian, Children's Literature Department


Artur Laperla and his children's series Superpatata

L.A. Libros Fest: Entrevista con Artur Laperla

September 21, 2021

Artur Díaz, más conocido como Artur Laperla, es autor de la serie infantil Superpatata, editada por Bang Ediciones dentro de su colección Mamut, de la que ya lleva publicados 10 títulos. Superpatata se publica en varios países y ha sido traducido a ocho idiomas.

Elisa Chavarri and her award-winning book, Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello and Federico and the Wolf

L.A. Libros Fest: Interview With Elisa Chavarri

September 10, 2021

Elisa Chavarri is the illustrator of the Pura Belpré Honor book Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello by Monica Brown, as well as many other picture books for children.

Collage of thank you books

Family, Food, and Gratitude

November 24, 2020

What is Thanksgiving all about? For me, the most important part of the holiday has always been getting together with family, or with friends if I was living far from home, and counting our blessings over a delicious meal.

Pics of nature around the neighborhood

Nature Walk Around the Block

August 05, 2020

For many families in Los Angeles, taking a socially-distanced stroll around the neighborhood has been a major activity over the past few months, a type of recreation that feels essential for our mental and physical health.

Books to help children learn Spanish

Un poquito de español: Helping Children Learn Spanish

April 28, 2020

Los Angeles is a city of many Spanish speakers, and it’s easy to see the advantages of being bilingual. Some parents want to introduce their children to speaking Spanish or another language at a young age.