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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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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, Wednesday, November 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, Wednesday, November 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!


view of the Hollywood sign when first constructed

Setting the Scene: Los Angeles

Kelly Wallace, Librarian, History Department, Monday, October 30, 2023

"The lights of the city were an endlessly glittering sheet. Neon signs glowed and flashed.


Tania Chaidez Ibarra from Errant press

Unique Movements on Print

Angi Brzycki, Senior Librarian, Digitization & Special Collections, Friday, October 27, 2023

Errant Press is an independent press based in Los Angeles. They create, print, and distribute books that challenge the traditional form and reading dynamics.


Author Hajar Yazdiha and her book, The Struggle for the People’s King

Interview With an Author: Hajar Yazdiha

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, October 26, 2023

Hajar Yazdiha's an Assistant Professor of Sociology, a faculty affiliate of the Equity Research Institute, and a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar (2023-2025).


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Elevate Your Writing Beyond Word Processing With Pressbooks

Phoebe Swan Guiot, Senior Librarian, Acquisitions, Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Are you an author who has meticulously crafted your book using a word processing program only to find the finished product could be better?


Collage of books about disabilities among us

Diversability In the Workplace

Salvadora Sosa Prieto, Administrative Clerk, Multilingual Collections, Tuesday, October 24, 2023

There is a fairly widespread story regarding the first sign of civilization, Dr. Paul Brand, attributed to anthropologist Margaret Mead.


collage of Spanish books

Diversabilidad en el lugar de trabajo

Salvadora Sosa Prieto, Administrative Clerk, Multilingual Collections, Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Hay una historia bastante holgada sobre el primer signo de civilización, que el Dr. Paul Brand atribuyó a la antropóloga Margaret Mead.


2 women at the Pa Gya! festival

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival in Accra

Catherine Royalty, Principal Librarian, Collections, Monday, October 23, 2023

The Los Angeles Public Library has a partnership with the international literary organization Writers Project of Ghana in an effort to exchange resources and amplify the voices of writers in Africa and throughout the world.


Author Dr. Kathryn Harkup and her latest book, The Secret Lives of Molecules

Interview With an Author: Dr. Kathryn Harkup

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, October 19, 2023

Dr. Kathryn Harkup is a former chemist and author.


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