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Prime Minister Golda Meir and Henry Kissinger flanked by Yitzhak Rabin and his wife Leah. Photograph by GPO/Moshe Milner
Janice B., January 27, 2018

On January 11 Francine Klagsbrun’s, Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel was named the Book of the Year by the Jewish Book Council.


Mystery Writers of America Announce the 2018 Edgar Award Nominations
David Kelly, January 26, 2018

On January 19, the Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2017.  The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners on April 26, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Ho


Deepak Unnikrishan receiving the 2017 Hindu Prize for Fiction from British novelist and journalist Sebastian Faulks.
Janice B., January 20, 2018

The 2017 Hindu Prize for Fiction was awarded on January 15 to Deepak Unnikrishnan for his dystopian and nostalgic work entitled


text banner in a gold background with the words goodreads choice awards 2017 announcing the best books of the year
Janice B., December 16, 2017

Goodreads, the free online book review and recommendation site, announced the winners of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards on December 5. This year, 3,887,950 readers cast their votes in twenty categories.


National Book Awards banner
Keith Chaffee, November 16, 2017

On November 15, the winners of the National Book Awards were announced. Awards are given in four categories – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.


I Love My Librarian Award 2016

Our librarians make a difference in the lives of people in Los Angeles every day. If a librarian has made a difference in your life, now is the chance to tell your story.


Citizenship Materials on Display

The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recognized the Los Angeles Public Library as one of its ten Top Innovators for 2013 during the ULC Annual Forum, June 27-28, in Chicago.


The picture of the Nobel Prize.
Bob Timmermann, December 10, 2012

Today, December 10, is the date that all the Nobel Prizes are bestowed on their recipients. There are six awards in all (Peace, Literature, Physics, Chemistry, Physiology/Medicine, and Economics) and five of them are given out in Stockholm with the Peace Prize being awarded in Oslo.


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