Randall Hinson, Librarian, Office of Education and Literacy
Time Out of Joint: Underrated Sci Fi Films You Can Stream on Kanopy
The year is 3036. Venusian Fnargs have demolished Earth and fried much of the human race with subthalamic energy beams. Now they scuttle through the smoking rubble of New Los Angeles, hunting down survivors.
Citizenship Success! Virtual Tutoring Turns a Goal Into a Reality
In October 2019, Alma Velasco—an adult learner at the Echo Park Branch Library—got serious about becoming a US citizen. Alma sent in her application to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, and she and her tutor, Claire Chandler, began working towards her goal. Then, COVID-19 hit.
Laurie and Cesar: Making Remote Learning Work
Despite the enormous challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Adult Literacy Services at the Los Angeles Public Library never stopped working.
Amazing Underground Horror Films You Can Stream on Kanopy
Twilight creeps into the afternoon, and the autumn nights grow dark and gloomy. Dead leaves rustle, weird things lurk in the shadows… Halloween is on the way!
Adult Literacy: Turning Dream Goals Into Reality
In Adult Literacy Services, our dedicated volunteers and literacy coordinators work tirelessly to help adult learners, like Jamie Ferguson, achieve their goals. This is the story of their literacy journey together.
What the Library Means to Me: Adult Literacy Learner Gets a Job
For 35 years, the Adult Literacy program at the Los Angeles Public Library has helped adults all over Los Angeles improve their reading and writing skills.
Enfoque en la alfabetización: un sueño hecho realidad
En julio del año pasado, tres estudiantes emprendieron su camino hacia la alfabetización a través de Leamos, un programa de alfabetización a base de computadora, en la Biblioteca Pacoima.
Spotlight on Literacy: A Dream Come True
Last July, three students began a journey toward literacy via Leamos, a computer-based literacy program, at the Pacoima Branch Library.
Adult Literacy Volunteers Recognized
The Los Angeles Public Library recognizes the 2018 recipients of The President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Meet the New Adult Literacy Coordinators
Meet the new Adult Literacy Coordinators!