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These Are the Books You're Looking For!
Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, May 25, 2024

Still can't get enough of Star Wars? May the 4th beckoning you back? Well, then, immerse yourself in a galaxy far, far away with these Star Wars fiction series. Now, including all titles through May of 2024.

The series below have been listed in approximate chronological order according to the Star Wars timeline, not according to their publication order....

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Altar con flores de cempasúchil, velas, y nicho

¿Ya pusiste tu altar de Día de Muertos?

Alicia Rodriguez, Librarian, Community Outreach, Wednesday, October 18, 2023

"¿Ya le pusiste el altar a tu abuela? Ella va a venir con sed." Mi mamá me avisa que ya es tiempo de poner el altar para mi abuela y también para los otros seres queridos que ya no están con nosotros.


Author's Altar for Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Maria Novoa, Library Assistant, Digitization & Special Collections, Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a significant Mexican tradition in which our dearly departed memories and souls are honored.


a person in a unicorn costume in front of a group wearing rainbow colored tshirts

The Rainbow Archives Podcast

, Los Angeles Public Library, Friday, October 13, 2023

Welcome to Rainbow Archives, presented by the Los Angeles Public Library. In this podcast episode, we explore the remarkable journey of how the L.A. Public Library has championed services for the LGBTQIA community.


Author S.L. Coney and her debut novel Wild Spaces

Interview With an Author: S.L. Coney

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, October 12, 2023

S. L. Coney obtained a master's degree in clinical psychology before abandoning academia to pursue a writing career. The author has ties to South Carolina and roots in St. Louis.


Happy, smiling senior couple on a sofa, reading a book together

Quien un buen libro tiene al lado, no está solo sino bien acompañado

Maria Novoa, Library Assistant, Digitization & Special Collections, Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Mis papás siempre han sido lectores voraces. Desde muy chica, yo veía como mis papás leían todo lo que se les cruzaba en el camino…periódicos, libros, revistas, hasta los escritos en las cajas de Corn Flakes mientras comían su cereal. Todo. Todo. Todo. No había escritura que no leyeran.


La autora Erica Alfaro y su libro motivacional, Harvesting Dreams

Entrevista con Erica Alfaro

Salvadora Sosa Prieto, Administrative Clerk, Multilingual Collections, Friday, October 6, 2023

Erica Alfaro es autora galardonada, oradora principal y defensora de la educación. En 2019, sus fotos de graduación se volvieron virales y llegaron a los medios de comunicación de todo el mundo.


Author Erica Alfaro and her motivational book, Harvesting Dreams

Interview With an Author: Erica Alfaro

Salvadora Sosa Prieto, Administrative Clerk, Multilingual Collections, Friday, October 6, 2023

Erica Alfaro is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and educational advocate. In 2019, Erica's graduation pictures went viral and made headlines around the world. She was featured in major media outlets such as CNN, The Huffington Post, and Yahoo News.


Author Fulton Ross and his debut novel, The Unforgiven Dead

Interview With an Author: Fulton Ross

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

Fulton Ross is a writer and journalist from the Scottish Highlands. A graduate of Scottish literature and history from Glasgow University, he has worked on national newspapers for more than a decade.


Collage of films and their adapted books

Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, October 4, 2023

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca

Lo nuevo en español para adultos y jóvenes: libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Nicholas Clayton, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Tuesday, October 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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