Llyr Heller, Librarian, Teen'Scape



Author Donna Barba Higuera and her books - Lupe Wong Won't Dance, The Last Cuentista and El Cucuy is Scared Too!

L.A. Libros Fest: Interview With Donna Barba Higuera

August 12, 2022

Donna Barba Higuera grew up in a tiny desert town in central California surrounded by agricultural and oil fields. Rather than wrangling dust devils, she’d spend recess squirreled away in the janitor’s closet with a good book.

Monica Brown and her book, Small Rooms, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro

L.A. Libros Fest: Interview With Monica Brown

August 10, 2021

Monica Brown, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of many magical multicultural books for children, including Small Rooms, Big Dreams: The Journey of Julián and Joaquin Castro, Frida and her Animalitos

Recommended young adults ebooks

Young Adult Gems on hoopla

May 21, 2020

While we’re all sheltering at home, the library’s e-media offerings have gotten even better! One of the providers offering an extensive digital collection, brought to you by the library, is hoopla!

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month

Latinos at War: The Fight Abroad and at Home in the United States

September 19, 2016

September marks Latino heritage month. As of 2015 Latinos make up 17.4% of the population in the United States. Historians estimate that around 250,000 to 500,000 out of a total 2.7 million Latinos in the United States served in World War II.

Ernie Pyle & National Columnists’ Day

April 19, 2016

April 18th marks National Columnists’ Day, started in memory of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Ernie Pyle, who was killed in World War II. His eloquence in his subject matter, the lives of everyday men in the world of war, struck a chord in America.