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Platt Library
Address:
23600 Victory Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone:
818-340-9386
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David Hagopian, Senior Librarian
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Tuesdays, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
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Adult Literacy
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December 12, 2018 4:00PM
You’ll have a rousing good time as Lorrie Oshatz and Theresa Amy present stories from around the world, seasoned with a healthy dose of...

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Thursdays, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
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Way Out West: Life in the West San Fernando Valley as seen through selected images from the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Department Valley Times Collection, 1914-2005.
These fabulous historic photographs depict life in the developing Woodland Hills, West Hills, Canoga Park and Calabasas areas of the San Fernando Valley. Featured are images of the early days of each area, including new housing developments and neighborhoods, extension and improvement of the historic Ventura Freeway and some of the early industry that brought that development, and prosperity, to the area.
On display in the reading room at the Platt Branch Library.

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    Seduction : sex, lies, and stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

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    Girl, wash your face : stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be

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    Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup

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    The subtle art of not giving a fuck : a counterintuitive approach to living a good life

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    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

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    21 lessons for the 21st century

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  • Good and mad : the revolutionary power of women's anger

    Good and mad : the revolutionary power of women's anger

    Traister, Rebecca,
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    Medical medium liver rescue : answers to eczema, psoriasis, diabetes, strep, acne, gout, bloating, gallstones, adrenal stress, fatigue, fatty liver, weight issues, SIBO & autoimmune disease

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  • The mamba mentality : how I play

    The mamba mentality : how I play

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    The plant paradox : the hidden dangers in "healthy" foods that cause disease and weight gain

    Gundry, Steven R,
  • Dare to lead : brave work, tough conversations, whole hearts

    Dare to lead : brave work, tough conversations, whole hearts

    Brown, Brene,
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    Leadership in turbulent times

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  • 12 rules for life : an antidote to chaos

    12 rules for life : an antidote to chaos

    Peterson, Jordan B.,
  • White fragility : why it's so hard to talk to white people about racism

    White fragility : why it's so hard to talk to white people about racism

    DiAngelo, Robin J.,
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    Salt, fat, acid, heat : the four elements of good cooking

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  • The mirage factory : illusion, imagination, and the invention of Los Angeles

    The mirage factory : illusion, imagination, and the invention of Los Angeles

    Krist, Gary,
  • Educated : a memoir

    Educated : a memoir

    Westover, Tara,
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    Ottolenghi Simple : a cookbook

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  • Unhinged : an insider's account of the Trump White House

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    Omarosa,
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    These truths : a history of the United States

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  • Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

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    The coddling of the American mind : how good intentions and bad ideas are setting up a generation for failure

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  • Winners take all : the elite charade of changing the world

    Winners take all : the elite charade of changing the world

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  • Atomic habits : tiny changes, remarkable results : an easy & proven way to build good habits & break bad ones

    Atomic habits : tiny changes, remarkable results : an easy & proven way to build good habits & break bad ones

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  • Whiskey in a teacup : what growing up in the South taught me about life, love, and baking biscuits

    Whiskey in a teacup : what growing up in the South taught me about life, love, and baking biscuits

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  • Heartland : a memoir of working hard and being broke in the richest country on Earth

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    Smarsh, Sarah,
  • All you can ever know : a memoir

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    Chung, Nicole,
  • Heavy : an American memoir

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  • Dear Los Angeles : the city in diaries and letters 1542 to 2018

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  • Who is Michael Ovitz? : a memoir

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  • Natural causes : an epidemic of wellness, the certainty of dying, and killing ourselves to live longer

    Natural causes : an epidemic of wellness, the certainty of dying, and killing ourselves to live longer

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  • Adventures in the screen trade : a personal view of Hollywood and screenwriting

    Adventures in the screen trade : a personal view of Hollywood and screenwriting

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  • Becoming: mi historia

    Becoming: mi historia

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  • Killing the SS : the hunt for the worst war criminals in history

    Killing the SS : the hunt for the worst war criminals in history

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    I might regret this : essays, drawings, vulnerabilities, and other stuff

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    Cook like a pro : recipes & tips for home cooks

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    Dog Man. written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey, as George Beard and Harold Hutchins ; with color by Jose Garibaldi. [1]

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    Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Russell, Rachel Renee,
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    Happy Pig Day!

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  • My little pony.  Friendship is magic

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  • Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

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    Russell, Rachel Renee,
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    I am invited to a party!

    Willems, Mo.
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    Are You Ready to Play Outside?

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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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    Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

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  • Elephants cannot dance!

    Elephants cannot dance!

    Willems, Mo.
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