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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!


Photo of Cesar Chavez and his quote: If you want to remember me, organize!
Tina Lerno, March 25, 2018

Why are the libraries closed on Monday? The answer is Cesar Chavez Day. The holiday celebrates the birthday and legacy of the civil rights and labor movement activist Cesar Chavez.


Teen using VR set at Central Library's Teen'Scape
Edwin Rodarte, March 23, 2018

There are many celebrations during the month of March, including Teen Tech Month which was adapted from the Young Adult Library Services Association’s Teen Tech Week.


Kosher Murphy's with green clover
Tina Lerno, March 16, 2018

Los Angeles isn't the usual place you think of for wearing of the green, (we're still brown from the drought), but nevertheless, St. Patrick's Day is Saturday, March 17.


three wise men on a float
Edwin Rodarte, January 06, 2018

El 6 de enero, doce días después de navidad, se festeja la Epifanía, también conocido como el Día de los Reyes Magos. Esta tradición tiene sus raíces en la religión cristiana y celebra el bautizo del niño Jesús al igual que la llegada de los tres Reyes Magos.


Lupita Leyva, November 29, 2017

Una de las más populares películas familiares actualmente es Coco de Disney Pixar. Esta producción está basada la tradición mexicana del Día de los Muertos, la cual se ha vuelto extremadamente popular entre las comunidades del sur de California.


Lupita Leyva, November 29, 2017

One of the most popular family movies currently is Disney Pixar’s Coco. The movie is based on the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), which has become extremely popular among the communities of Southern California.


scary movies for Halloween graphic. pumpkins and scary figures in background
Keith Chaffee, October 31, 2017

It's Halloween and what better time for a marathon of horror movies?


Happy Thanksgiving
Keith Chaffee, November 21, 2017

November 23 is Thanksgiving. The holiday began as a celebration of the fall harvest, and has become a day when we are encouraged to appreciate and give thanks for the joys and blessings in our lives.


Teen Read Week logo for 2017 with super heroes
Tina Lerno, October 08, 2017

Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users.


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