Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team | Los Angeles Public Library

All libraries will be closed on Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents Day.

Print this page

Tina Lerno, Librarian, Digital Content Team

librarian holding a cat

Pages

Kiss cam hearts around a couple kissing

A Kiss Cam View of Vintage Los Angeles

February 14, 2019

Ah Valentine's Day! The day to celebrate romantic love.

For some, it's a day of love and kisses to look forward to with your sweetheart, for others, well, not so much.


2019 Youth Media Award Winners

2019 Youth Media Award Winners

January 31, 2019

Is there a collective name for a group of librarians? How about a Catalog of Librarians! Well, that was surely the case on a brisk Monday morning in Seattle Washington, where the librarian equivalent of the Oscar awards was held.


LA Made logo surrounded by photos of performers

Celebrate the City with LA Made

January 19, 2019

Get ready, we're preparing to launch Season 4 of the LA Made cultural programming series on February 1, 2019!


cup of hot cocoa with marshmallows

Cuckoo For Cocoa

December 13, 2018

December 13 is National Cocoa Day. Don't confuse it with Hot Chocolate Day, which is its own holiday and celebrated on January 31. I thought they were the same thing but after a bit of research realized the terms are used interchangeably, and they are actually two different beverages!


variety of bestselling books from 2018

Top Tens: The Most Popular Titles of 2018

December 26, 2018

It’s the time of year for lists: recommendations, best of’s, and favorites.


John Stark being cold on an LA beach

Winter is Coming...Or Is It?

December 10, 2018

Winter in Los Angeles is a strange thing if you have grown up with “real winter” elsewhere. Where are the leaves changing colors, the bare winter branches...the snow?


ghost lady walking through the library

The Library’s Haunted History: I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts

October 31, 2018

When you work at Central Library, at some point in your career, you will be taken on a stairwell safety tour which guides you through a maze of long lonely corridors snaking under and around the staff side of our beloved building. When it was my turn, I had to ask, is this place haunted?


Judy Aldrich, 8, receives pumpkin treat from Donna Lewis

What Halloween Looked Like in Vintage Los Angeles

October 30, 2018

I'll be the first to admit it, Halloween is my favorite holiday! I love everything about it from the spooky atmosphere and dressing up in a costume, to—I confess—all the candy!


background of vote buttons with the make of California colored by the flag

Tippecanoe and Libraries, Too

October 15, 2018

When I was a young child, my parents became US citizens. My dad first, and then a few years later my mom. I didn't fully understand what that meant at the time, but I remember them talking about how important it was because now they could vote.


Pictured from left, are Vivian Vance, co-star, holding her Emmy for Best Supporting Actress, Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball holding the Best Situation Comedy Emmy

What the Emmy Awards Looked Like In Vintage Los Angeles

September 15, 2018

Who will win, who will "be happy just to be nominated," and who will go home empty-handed? Watch the festivities tonight to find out, but before you do, check out these amazing images from our photo collection of past Emmy award celebrations.


Pages

Top