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Pics of nature around the neighborhood
Laura Duncan, August 05, 2020

For many families in Los Angeles, taking a socially-distanced stroll around the neighborhood has been a major activity over the past few months, a type of recreation that feels essential for our mental and physical health.


Books to help children learn Spanish
Laura Duncan, April 28, 2020

Los Angeles is a city of many Spanish speakers, and it’s easy to see the advantages of being bilingual. Some parents want to introduce their children to speaking Spanish or another language at a young age.


dog sleeping next to woman using library card and tablet computer
Neale Stokes, March 20, 2020

Although our buildings are closed, we’re still open online. You can read books, watch movies and TV shows, take a class, or learn a language from home with your library card.


a boy and a bear in a painted wood
Caitlin Quinn, November 16, 2019

Los Angeles is saturated with sunshine something close to 300 days a year with an equally impressive number of hiking trails from Malibu Creek State Park to Burbank’s Wildwood Canyon.


Jesse Kingsley with two puppets
Central Docents, January 15, 2019

The Children’s Literature Department of Los Angeles Central Library is so vast and awe-inspiring, one of its most fascinating offerings could be easily overlooked.


Author Erin Kelly and her book Hello Universe
Keith Kesler, October 18, 2018

Erin Entrada Kelly, the author of the Newbery Award-winning book Hello Universe, spoke at the Central Library a few months ago as part of our Summer Author Series. Audience members wrote questions for Kelly on index cards.


Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse and sleeping beauty's castle
Tina Lernø, 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.


Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week with Chalk board and apple
Lauren Kratz, May 08, 2018

Every year during the first full week of May, we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. Of course, teachers should be celebrated all year long, but a United States national holiday is a good reminder to show our teachers some extra love and appreciation. I remember my favorite teacher was Ms.


lots of star wars book covers
Lauren Kratz, May 03, 2018

“Where are your Star Wars books?” This is a very popular question librarians receive from children and their caregivers at the library.


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