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Amanda Charles, Librarian III, Teen'Scape, February 24, 2024

Growing up as a biracial girl in the 1980s and 1990s, there weren't a whole lot of comic books featuring Black and brown characters. I have a distinct memory of sitting in the comics aisle at my local Waldenbooks as a kid, searching the comics for Black faces and only finding one Black character, Storm, from X-Men.

As a grown-up librarian, it is my honor to curate a graphic novel...

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Vivir la buena vida: Cambios en el estilo de vida para una vida más saludable

Yvette Cabrera, Librarian, International Languages Department, Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Vivir una vida que disfrute puede depender de muchas cosas. Un factor importante que contribuye a la calidad de vida es su salud mental y física. Cuando su salud en general está en declive, todos los demás aspectos de su vida también sufren.


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Living the Good Life: Lifestyle Changes for a Healthier You

Yvette Cabrera, Librarian, International Languages Department, Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Living a life that you enjoy can depend on many things. One major factor that contributes to the quality of life is your mental and physical health. When your overall health is in decline, all other aspects of your life suffer as well.


Marjorie McCown and her book

Interview With an Author: Marjorie McCown

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, June 8, 2023

Marjorie McCown has spent her entire professional life in the story-telling business, though she started out on the visual side of the craft.


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Sobrecarga de sistemas: Los efectos del estrés crónico

Yvette Cabrera, Librarian, International Languages Department, Wednesday, June 7, 2023

El estrés es una reacción psicológica y física normal a las exigencias de la vida. Una pequeña cantidad de estrés puede ser buena, lo que lo motiva a desempeñarse bien.


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Systems Overload: The Effects of Chronic Stress

Yvette Cabrera, Librarian, International Languages Department, Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. A small amount of stress can be good, motivating you to perform well. But multiple challenges daily, such as sitting in traffic, meeting deadlines, and paying bills, can push you beyond your ability to cope.


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Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Tuesday, June 6, 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.


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The Invention of Summer Reading and the Birth of the Beach Read

Daniel Tures, Adult Librarian, Edendale Branch Library, Monday, June 5, 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!


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

Multilingual Collections, Librarian, Friday, June 2, 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!


Author Thomas Mullen and his latest novel, Blind Spots

Interview With an Author: Thomas Mullen

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, June 1, 2023

Thomas Mullen is the internationally acclaimed author of six previous novels; The


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Todo está conectado: Cómo su salud mental afecta su cuerpo

Yvette Cabrera, Librarian, International Languages Department, Wednesday, May 31, 2023

¿Alguna vez has recibido malas noticias y de repente sientes que se te viene un dolor de cabeza? ¿O alguna vez has experimentado una situación muy estresante y notas que se te revuelve el estómago? Este es un ejemplo de cómo tu mente siempre está en comunicación con tu cuerpo.


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