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summer reading challenge

William Merritt Chase, Idle Hours, 1894
Daniel Tures, June 05, 2023

Welcome to Summer Reading at the Los Angeles Public Library! This year our theme is My L.A., and we hope you will join us in reading all about our fair city!


Collage of American cuisine books
Sheryn Morris, July 07, 2020

Other than indigenous peoples, we are a nation of immigrants, those who came by choice and those who came by force. As our country keeps growing and changing with new people arriving all the time, what we eat changes too. Like our country, American cuisine is never static.


Collage of selected books
Sheryn Morris, July 11, 2020

When you can’t find something to read, who do you ask? Librarians, of course, who have access to more books, old and new, than anyone else. Sorry to disappoint many of you, but we have not read all the books in the library.


young girl holding 2 prize cups
Keith Kesler, July 30, 2018

We’ve got less than a week to go for our Summer Reading Challenge. Completing the challenge this late in the game may appear daunting, but you’ve probably been racking up points without even knowing it. Visit an L.A. landmark? Give yourself 100 points.


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.


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