Ziba Perez, Young Adult Librarian, Baldwin Hills Branch Library


Collage of 2021 zines

End of Year Zine Collection Highlights

December 27, 2021

As we wrap up 2021, let us reflect on some of our favorite zines in the collection! Available for holds through the library catalog, you may request any zine to be sent to your local branch for checkout.

collage of queer zine covers

Zines of Pride

June 01, 2021

Every year in June the City of Los Angeles celebrates Pride Month. 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of L.A. Pride. This year, in the spirit of celebrating Pride month through queer zines, I asked Maira McDermott of Bay Area Queer Zine Fest some questions.

Design for the 2019 L.A. Zine Fest by artist Sophia Zarders

Celebrate Zines With L.A. Zine Fest and the Library

May 21, 2019

Zine Fests are large, free to attend, typically one-day events, where zinesters, people who make zines, gather from all over the world to sell and trade their zines and related merch. Zines (derived from the word magazines/fanzines) are do-it-yourself publications that can be on a wide range of topics.