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photograph of several piles of books with two chains across them. in the foreground there is a small illustration of a girl reading a book with her fist raised in the air.
Christa Deitrick, September 22, 2017

Human nature is a funny thing. If you tell someone they can't do something, they want to do it more. This is especially true when it comes to banned books.


A boy drives a golf cart decorated for a Fourth of July parade in San Pedro.
Photo Friends, June 30, 2017

The Fourth of July is a time when Americans remember their history, look toward the future, and celebrate the present.


summer lunch kickoff staff
Eileen Ybarra, June 23, 2017

Here at the Los Angeles Public Library, Summer Lunch at the Library is now well underway.


National Library Week
Keith Kesler, April 17, 2017

We had a blast during National Library Week! To celebrate we asked staff to tell us about a time they transformed a patron's life. These are great stories and they show how libraries meet the needs of the community.


Consumers plan to spend an average of $935.58 during the 2016 holiday shopping season according to the National Retail Federation’s annual consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.  Total holiday spending includes gifts for others, self-spending,


5 datos interesantes sobre el Día de Acción de Gracias
Ana Campos, November 23, 2016

En celebración del Día de Acción de Gracias, les presentamos 5 datos interesantes sobre este día festivo:


Maquillaje para el Día de los Muertos
Madeline Peña, November 01, 2016

Uno de los elementos que más admiro sobre el Día de los Muertos es el elaborado maquillaje de calavera que muchas personas lucen.


Stand Up for Your Right to Read
Mary McCoy, September 28, 2015

Ask writers how they feel about challenges to books and the freedom to read, and you will discover that this is something they think about a lot, and in most cases, it’s something they have terrifically strong feelings about.


"It's powerful to see yourself in a book when you're struggling"  —Courtney Summers
Mary McCoy, September 25, 2015

On July 28, Canadian author Courtney Summers’s inbox filled up with messages. Some were from people she knew, some from strangers, but many came from readers over a thousand miles away in Charleston, South Carolina.


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