150

Pages

Lincoln Heights Branch Library at 2530 Workman Street [2022] Photo by Tiffney Sanford
Tiffney Sanford, November 14, 2022

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts that looks at history near a Los Angeles Public Library branch.


Chatsworth Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, 21052 Devonshire Street [2018] Gary Leonard, Institutional Collection/Los Angeles Public Library
Tiffney Sanford, October 18, 2022

This is the fifth installment of a series exploring the history that can be found near a library branch and some of the library resources that help tell that history.


Art at the John Muir Branch Library
Catherine Sturgeon, October 05, 2022

The John Muir Branch Library was built in 1930, based upon a design by architect Henry Francis Withey in the Italian Renaissance style, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


Cahuenga Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library
Tiffney Sanford, September 12, 2022

From its earliest years, the Cahuenga Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library operated amidst movie studios, halls of higher learning, and architectural wonders.


Photos of the North Hollywood library (top left) Circulation desk [1954] Valley Times Collection. (bottom left) Library exterior [1946]
Tiffney Sanford, August 17, 2022

With locations all over the city and lots of books and other materials devoted to local history, libraries are a perfect springboard for exploring Los Angeles. This is the third in a series of blog posts that digs into local history near a Los Angeles Public Library branch.


Canvas triptych mural features Dr. Bethune by Charles White. A folktale-themed hand-carved, glazed ceramic tiles by Cha-Rie Tang
Catherine Sturgeon, August 09, 2022

The current building of the Exposition Park - Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library is an LEED Gold Certified (environmentally sustainable design) structure built in 2008.


San Pedro Regional Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library
Tiffney Sanford, July 11, 2022

With locations all over the city, and lots of books and other materials devoted to local history, libraries are a perfect springboard for exploring Los Angeles. This is the second in a series of blog posts that digs into local history near a branch of the Los Angeles Public Library.


Leo Politi and his muse, Alicia, in front of his drawing of her, 1972
Catherine Sturgeon, July 06, 2022

The Vermont Square Branch Library is one of three extant Carnegie libraries in the Los Angeles Public Library system.


Chinatown Branch Library
Tiffney Sanford, June 03, 2022

With locations all over the city, and lots of books and other materials devoted to local history, libraries are a perfect springboard for exploring Los Angeles. This is the first in a series of blog posts that digs into local history near a branch of the Los Angeles Public Library.


Pages

Top