Face masks are required in all City of Los Angeles facilities, including libraries.

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

Shanna Kim, Children's Librarian, Children's Literature Department

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Children's Book Authors at the Library

June 09, 2021

Here at the Los Angeles Public Library, our staff members don't just work with books—they write them, too! I had the honor of interviewing these three wonderful authors at our library who write books for children.


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Delicious Library Resources: Cookbooks, Food Science, Books About Food, and More!

October 21, 2020

Eating delicious food and dreaming of my next meal is getting me through the COVID-19 pandemic, and I'm guessing the same might be true for you and the kids in your life!


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Get Prepared During Fire Safety Month!

October 14, 2020

Recently, California has suffered extreme heat and forest fires. As of October 5, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) reported that the number of acres burned during the 2020 fire season has exceeded 4 million. Unfortunately, fire season is far from over.


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Bibliotherapeutic Library Resources for Kids: Improve Empathy and Socio-Emotional Learning at Home

September 10, 2020

The Los Angeles Public Library has excellent bibliotherapeutic resources for kids from birth to fifth grade!


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