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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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Collage of films adapted from books

Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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.


Portrait of Mike Davis against an enlarged, posterized image of his book, City of Quartz

Mike Davis (1946 - 2022)

Christopher Taylor, Adult Librarian, Mark Twain Branch Library, Friday, October 28, 2022

On Tuesday, October 25, Mike Davis, the towering left-wing polemicist, passed away at his home in San Diego at the age of 76.


Author Alan Moore and his latest book, Illuminations: Stories

Interview With an Author: Alan Moore

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, October 27, 2022

Alan Moore is an English writer widely regarded as the best and most influential writer in the history of comics.


woman and child looking at nature and collecting data with a cel phone

LA BioBlitz Challenge: 2022 Accomplishments

Vivienne Byrd, Librarian III, Exploration & Creativity Department, Wednesday, October 26, 2022

After a September of exploring, observing, and connecting with wildlife in the City of Los Angeles, a global biodiversity hotspot, the second annual LA BioBlitz Challenge concluded with outstanding results. Thank you to all the participants citywide who supported this tremendous success.


Smiling Jack

You Don't Know (Smilin’) Jack!

Nicholas Beyelia, Librarian, History and Genealogy Department, Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Just before the Harbor Freeway ends and spits you into San Pedro, a large orange-colored object within the foothills leading to Palos Verdes usually catches your eye. Even on a foggy day, it stands out among a wall of squat white cylinders and brown earth surrounding it.


Zine author, Laura-Marie River Victor Peace Nopales and her zines, Lost Child, #5 and Resisting Capitalism for Fun, #4

Interview With Zine Maker - Laura-Marie River Victor Peace Nopales

Lorena Villegas, Young Adult Librarian, Cypress Park Branch Library, Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Laura-Marie River Victor Peace Nopales is a queer traveler. She enjoys ecstatic dance, art making, learning, ritual, and prayer. She’s been making zines since she was a young teenager. She enjoys fat liberation, singing, plant life, and guttermancy. Pleasure is her favorite way of experiencing God.


Author Max Braillier and his latest book, The Last Kids on Earth and the Forbidden Fortress

Interview With an Author: Max Brallier

Sky You, Children's Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Monday, October 24, 2022

Max Brallier is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.


Author Margarita Montimore and her latest book, Acts of Violet

Interview With an Author: Margarita Montimore

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, October 20, 2022

Margarita Montimore is the author of Asleep From Day, and


The Varrio Vamps and the Chulita Vinyl Club

Varrio Vamps Car Club and the Chulita Vinyl Club

Daniel Tures, Adult Librarian, Edendale Branch Library, Wednesday, October 19, 2022

The Varrio Vamps and the Chulita Vinyl Club are two very cool female-centric crews who prove that cars and records are not just for guys. Whatever your interests or activities, it can be rewarding to join a club of like-minded people who share the work and the play—or start your own.


Chatsworth Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, 21052 Devonshire Street [2018] Gary Leonard, Institutional Collection/Los Angeles Public Library

Dig Los Angeles: Chatsworth Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library

Tiffney Sanford, Administrative Clerk, Valley Plaza Branch Library, Tuesday, October 18, 2022

This is the fifth installment of a series exploring the history that can be found near a library branch and some of the library resources that help tell that history.


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