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6 children's book covers in Spanish
Anna Avalos, March 14, 2019

La Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles le ofrece los libros más leídos y más esperados para niños. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


3 book covers in Spanish
Anna Avalos, March 07, 2019

Los libros en español más leídos y más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


movie posters coming out march 2019
Elizabeth Graney, March 01, 2019

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


giant Oscar statue being carried to an event
Elizabeth Graney, February 22, 2019

The Academy Awards are coming! And while there still isn't a host, and the show might be a total shambles, we're still going to tune in to see who wins.


Mark Greenside and his latest book (Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living
Wendy Westgate, February 22, 2019

Brooklyn-born Mark Greenside is the author of the short-story collection, I Saw a Man Hit His Wife, a novella, The Night at the End of the Tunnel or Isaia


Collage of featured books on the map of United States
Diane Garcia, February 12, 2019

Black History Month is a time to remember the contributions that African Americans have left on our country and world. This year’s theme, Black Migrations, explores the impact the African diaspora has made around the globe.


Writer Richard Ford
Keith Chaffee, February 11, 2019

Richard Ford was born on February 16, 1944. Ford is a writer of novels and short stories; his best-known work is his series of books about former sportswriter Frank Bascombe.


William Crawford, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson and Henry Clay
Keith Chaffee, February 04, 2019

On February 9, 1825, the United States House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams to be the sixth President of the United States, after no candidate had received a majority of votes in the Electoral College.


2019 Youth Media Award Winners
Tina Lerno, 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.


3 movie posters
Elizabeth Graney, January 31, 2019

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


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