Romance is in the air, and on the page and the tablet and the smart phone. August is Read-a-Romance Month, and it’s a great time to settle into an air-conditioned library (or on a bright, sunny beach or really anywhere) with a fabulously satisfying romance. You won’t be alone.
Here’s something you may not know about the World Famous (or at least Los Angeles Famous) Children’s Literature Department at Central Library. If it weren’t for a puppet show, it might not ever have existed. Okay, make that a lot of puppet shows. And a cadre of
FOCAL (Friends of Children and Literature) has been a force for good and a generous supporter of the Children’s Literature Department since 1979. And from the beginning they have honored books that enrich a child’s appreciation and understanding of California, through the FOCAL
If the year 2012 were a car, it would have long ago been pulled over for speeding. Here in the Children’s Literature Department, we are all convinced that the entire twelve months went by in about six weeks. No surprise, I guess, given that it was a very VERY busy and exciting year.
Are you looking for fun things to do with the kids this holiday season? Look no further than Central Library and the Children’s Literature Department. Besides the over 235,000 items (books, DVDs, recorded books, music CDs, magazines, comic books, and more) in our amazing collect