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Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca
Multilingual Collections, Librarian, February 3, 2023

Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


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French Bilingual Books

David Turshyan, Librarian, International Languages Department, Saturday, January 7, 2023

Here is a riddle in French:

  • Je parle toutes les langues et j'ai tout le temps la tête à l'envers. Qui suis-je?
  • I speak all languages, and I always have my head upside down. Who am I?

Author Kathryn Harkup and her latest book, Superspy Science

Interview With an Author: Dr. Kathryn Harkup

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, January 5, 2023

Kathryn Harkup is a former chemist turned author. She writes and gives regular public talks on the disgusting and dangerous side of science.


Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca

Lo nuevo en español: libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes para todas las edades

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


Portrait of Dr. William "Bill" Chun-Hoon and the Chinatown Branch Library in the background

Spotlight On Educator and Activist Dr. William Chun-Hoon

Journey Lefay, Librarian, International Languages, Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Dr. William "Bill" Chun-Hoon (1928 - 2019) was an educator and a community activist for the community of Chinatown in Los Angeles. Chun-Hoon was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was the 12th child in a family of 15. In 1973, Dr.


Collage of favorite books by author

My Favorite Books of 2022

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, December 29, 2022

Season’s Readings everyone!


Haing Somnang Ngor receiving an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985

Spotlight On Actor and Activist Haing Somnang Ngor

Camille Keo, Young Adult Librarian, Benjamin Franklin Branch Library, Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Haing Somnang Ngor (1947?-1996) was a Cambodian doctor, a refugee, an actor, and an activist.


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Lo mejor del 2022: los libros preferidos por nuestros lectores y bibliotecarios

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Monday, December 26, 2022

El mejor regalo que puedes ofrecer durante las festividades de invierno es un libro. Si necesitas ideas sobre qué libros regalar (o regalarte a ti mismo), aquí te presentamos los títulos preferidos por nuestros lectores y bibliotecarios en el 2022.


Author Kris Waldherr and her latest novel, Unnatural Creatures: A Novel of the Frankenstein Women

Interview With an Author: Kris Waldherr

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, December 22, 2022

Kris Waldherr's many books include The Book of Goddesses,


Phạm Thị Băng Thanh (August 5, 1934-March 17, 2020)

Spotlight On Singer Thái Thanh

Shirley Ly, Children's Librarian, Lincoln Heights Branch Library, Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Thái Thanh, born Phạm Thị Băng Thanh (August 5, 1934-March 17, 2020), was a legendary Vietnamese American singer.


Collage of some best books of 2022 with gift bow

LAPL Reads: Best of 2022

Sheryn Morris, Librarian, Literature & Fiction, Monday, December 19, 2022

From all of us at the Los Angeles Public Library, at the Central Library, and the 72 branches, we are pleased to announce the best books of 2022 as selected by our staff, who volunteered their recommendations. Since 2011 LAPL Reads has been presenting these.


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