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Author Christina Estes and her debut novel, Off the Air
Author Christina Estes and her debut novel, Off the Air. Photo of author: Lauren Gilger
Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, April 18, 2024

Christina Estes is an award-winning reporter who has spent more than 20 years covering crime, public policy, and business in Phoenix, Arizona. Her reporting has been heard on National Public Radio (NPR) and appeared in the...

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Author Emily Critchley and her debut novel, One Puzzling Afternoon

Interview With an Author: Emily Critchley

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, December 14, 2023

Emily Critchley has lived in Essex, Brighton, and London and now lives in Hertfordshire where she works as a librarian.


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Images, Misinformation, and Sherlock Holmes

Andrea Borchert, Librarian, Koreatown Media Lab, Monday, December 11, 2023

Images, Misinformation, and Sherlock Holmes: misinformation is designed to mislead, but with a couple of tools, you too can have the confidence of a fictional detective.


Collage of films adapted from books

Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Friday, December 8, 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.


Author John Joseph Adams and his latest anthology, Out There Screaming

Interview With an Author: John Joseph Adams

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, December 7, 2023

Taylor lorenz and Brian Merchant

Podcast: Taylor Lorenz and Brian Merchant in Conversation

Christopher Taylor, Adult Librarian, Mark Twain Branch Library, Monday, December 4, 2023

From a 19th-century worker rebellion against automation to the unlikely origins of social media, join us for a far-reaching discussion into technology, people, and power with authors Brian Merchant and Taylor Lorenz in a celebration of their newly published books.


Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca

Lo nuevo en español para niños: libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Friday, December 1, 2023

La Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles ofrece los libros más leídos y más esperados para niños. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


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, Friday, December 1, 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 Delilah S. Dawson and her latest novel, Midnight at the Houdini

Interview With an Author: Delilah S. Dawson

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, November 30, 2023

author Susan Patron and her book the Higher Power of Lucky

The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron

Sheryn Morris, Librarian, Literature & Fiction, Monday, November 27, 2023

When a book is not a current bestseller or is an older book and suddenly receives a great deal of attention, people often want to know why.


Author Joanne McNeil and her debut novel, Wrong Way

Interview With Author Joanne McNeil

Neale Stokes, Senior Librarian, Digital Content Team, Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Joanne McNeil’s debut novel, Wrong Way, is a tech satire set in a highly plausible near future.


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