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Documentary films of Frederick Wiseman
Sheryn Morris, October 17, 2018

The documentary films of Frederick Wiseman are compelling, thought-provoking, and chilling in their candor. Wiseman led the way in making us look at subject matter we did not necessarily want to look at, even think about.


 Librarian Bob Anderson stands behind the reference desk of the Literature & Fiction Department
Sheryn Morris, October 10, 2018

Librarians who work at public libraries can find almost anything, even someone’s lost dog. No, they will not look for your lost pooch, but they will provide information about public and private agencies that will. Patrons ask questions and librarians provide information.


Barney entertains a crowd in 1993
Keith Chaffee, October 09, 2018

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Central Library's re-opening, let's look back at what else was happening in 1993.


3 movie posters and books covers
Elizabeth Graney, October 05, 2018

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.


Blog banner for Celebrate Latino Heritage Month
Sheryn Morris, October 03, 2018

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month, but first, a brief history:


red orange yellow flames with banned books
Sheryn Morris, September 26, 2018

During Banned Books Week we celebrate freedom of speech and freedom to read. Over the years books, paintings, and movies have been banned, and their creators have been imprisoned, tortured, or exiled in attempting to silence or obliterate them.


Portada de 8 de los libros
Dinorah Pinelo, September 25, 2018

Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


3 book covers of new Spanish titles
Anna Avalos, September 22, 2018

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!


Group portrait of the Aztecas, a girl's baseball team based in Pacoima, with their manager. Della Fonseca (later Ortega) is standing, second from right,
Sheryn Morris, September 19, 2018

Baseball is considered to be an all-American sport, but not all Americans have been able to fully participate. The history of Mexican American baseball bears witness to that.


two ladies holding a baby chewing on a library card
Lauren Kratz, September 18, 2018

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and as we librarians know, the value of a library card is limitless! But what about if you have children in your lives?


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