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Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez
Ana Campos, October 24, 2018

Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, mejor conocido como Monseñor Romero o San Romero, es considerado un símbolo de la justicia social en El Salvador y en toda latinoamérica.


Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez
Ana Campos, October 24, 2018

Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, better known as Monsignor Romero or San Romero has represented a symbol of social justice against repression and poverty in El Salvador and throughout Latin America for more than 38 years.


Teresa Uriarte
Ana Campos, October 09, 2018

En celebración del Mes de la Herencia Latina tenemos el honor de entrevistar a la profesora María Teresa Uriarte de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, quien se especializa en la cultura prehispánica


Senior reading to a child at the library
Guest Blogger, August 21, 2018

Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day at the Library!


Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse and sleeping beauty's castle
Tina Lerno, July 17, 2018

July 17 is the 63 anniversary of Disneyland's opening day. This Disney loving librarian is planning on celebrating and won't be the only one either; it will probably be super crowded, and there will be lots of other pass holders eager to commemorate the day.


Cinco de Mayo plus colorful banners
Tina Lerno, May 04, 2018

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday commemorating just one event: The Battle of Puebla, which was a day of victory for the Mexican army against the French in 1862. Over 150 years later, people still mistake the holiday for Mexican Independence Day which is September 16.


Sandy Koufax at the pitch
Mary McCoy, May 01, 2018

If you're an Angeleno with even a casual interest in the Dodgers, you've probably heard of veteran baseball writer Jon Weisman.


The Walrus and the Carpenter speaking to the Oysters
Linda Israelson, April 19, 2018

April is National Poetry Month! Established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, this festive celebration aims to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States.


Los Angeles Public Library Traveling Branch in 1949
Tiffney Sanford, April 11, 2018

Today is National Bookmobile Day, a day to celebrate the contributions bookmobiles make to their communities.


pages from the book Mora’s Book Fiesta
Lauren Kratz, April 02, 2018

El día de los niños/ El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), is a special day to celebrate all our children and the love of books, the absolute best combination!


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