Phoebe Swan Guiot, Senior Librarian, Acquisitions


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Elevate Your Writing Beyond Word Processing With Pressbooks

October 25, 2023

Are you an author who has meticulously crafted your book using a word processing program only to find the finished product could be better?

Authors and performers Isabel Brazon, Andrés López, César Castro, Inés Castel-Branco, Lissette Norman and Canticuénticos

Celebrating Language & Culture With the Los Angeles Libros Festival

September 22, 2023

Literature is celebrated in every language, and authors and illustrators worldwide understand the importance of connecting their work to schools and students.

Afro-Latinx authors: Torrey Maldonado, Tamika Burgess and Aya de Leon

Celebrating Afro-Latinx Voices With Tamika Burgess, Aya de León, and Torrey Maldonado

September 06, 2023

There is an enchanting power in stories woven by voices from diverse backgrounds. Stories from voices enrich our understanding, taking us on journeys through cultures and experiences we might never have known otherwise.

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Binge Boxes: Your Ticket to Unforgettable Movie Nights!

July 12, 2023

Lights, camera, action! The Los Angeles Public Library is thrilled to unveil the latest addition to the library's collection of entertainment options: Binge Boxes.

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Calling All Wordsmiths: 6th Annual Indie Author Project Contest

April 04, 2023

Attention all independent authors in California! Are you looking to gain recognition and expand your readership? Then look no further than The California Author Project.

Margarita Engle and her books, Your Heart, My Sky and A Song of Frutas

L.A. Libros Fest: Interview With Margarita Engle

September 16, 2021

Margarita Engle is the Cuban-American author of many verse novels, memoirs, and picture books, including The Surrender Tree, Enchanted Air, Drum Dream Girl, and Dancing Hands.

Author Torrey Maldonado

L.A. Libros Fest: Interview With Torrey Maldonado

September 24, 2020

Torrey Maldonado is a critically acclaimed author who was voted a Top 10 Latino Author and best Middle Grade and Young Adult novelist.