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Octavia E. Butler birthday sign on the door of the Octavia Lab
Lauren Kratz, Librarian III

Octavia E. Butler was a science fiction author who had a very close connection to the Los Angeles Public Library and made an impact on our...

coloring page from the Hidden Heroes coloring book
Andrea Borchert, Librarian

Narratives attached to events in LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual) history like the Stonewall riots and...

4 face shields made in the library

The Octavia Lab team realized that there was a global shortage of PPE and following the ethos of the lab namesake, Octavia E. Butler, our team...