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The library will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources

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Anytime, Anywhere: Comics & Graphic Novels 24/7

March 14, 2022

There are many ways of enjoying great stories and beautiful, engaging artwork—one of these ways is through reading graphic novels and comics. Both express a story with art—but while comics tend to extend the story over a series of issues, graphic novels tell an engaging story in a single book.


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Learning With On-Demand and Streaming Video

January 24, 2022

One of the most enjoyable aspects of having a Los Angeles Public Library card is the wide variety of lifelong learning opportunities available. Discovering new hobbies and learning for pleasure is easier than ever with on-demand and streaming video.


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Lifelong Learning at the Library: New On-Line Resources

November 23, 2021

I consider myself to be a lifelong learner and student. Even though I’ve stopped enrolling in classes through formal education, I have continued to take personal enrichment courses on my own time. For example, I enjoy taking classes on creative writing for fun.


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Concerts At Home: medici.tv

September 28, 2020

I have always enjoyed many musical genres. For instance, I have found opera and classical music to be incredibly soothing and quietly uplifting.


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Mindfulness Meditation

June 09, 2020

We may all find ourselves in higher stress and uncertainty these days. I know I have met my fair share of emotional difficulty in the past few months. What has helped steady me is my mindfulness meditation practice.


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Enjoy E-books at Your Convenience

April 29, 2020

One of the most attractive features of e-books and audiobooks is the ease of downloading them. The large collection of e-books and audiobooks provided by the library makes choosing enjoyable too.


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Online Learning Made Easy

February 05, 2020

As a library cardholder and employee of the Los Angeles Public Library, I have benefited from the online learning opportunities that the library offers. Quality lifelong learning online classes and video tutorials are available 24/7 to anyone with a library card.


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Celebrate Culture Anytime, Anywhere: Native American Heritage Electronic Resources

November 22, 2019

Looking for a new way to increase your knowledge of Native Americans' rich cultural traditions? You can access several electronic resources 24/7 for free with your library card.


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Great Books for Read An eBook Day

September 18, 2019

On every September 18, readers around the world share their love of e-books during Read an E-Book Day. You can celebrate by sharing a post about your favorite e-book with the hashtag #ebooklove on your social media accounts.


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Queens of Jazz

March 27, 2019

Jazz is one of my favorite music genres. I've been a fan for almost twenty years. For me, it started with listening to my parent's old jazz records on vinyl when I was in high school. Eventually, I moved onto CDs in college and then downloading mp3s.


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