¿Cuando reabrirá la Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles?
As the COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Public Library has to adapt to a different world.
When the library closed almost three months ago, I checked out eight books. I’ve finished two of them. This is unusual for someone who reads everywhere—in checkout lines, on the Metro, at Dodger Stadium, even during social gatherings to take a break from the extroverts. Maybe that’s the problem.
In a world of 24-hour news cycles and constant social media updates, it can seem impossible to escape our current stressful reality. So voluntarily choosing to read even more about world-ending plagues and their effects on the human psyche may feel a bit morbid or sadistic.
History is more than government documents, statistical reports, and newspaper headlines. History isn’t just the chyrons running across the bottom of your television screen. It is the stories of everyday people.
When the library's Octavia Lab opened in June of 2019, it was envisioned as a collaborative work-space for creatives, makers, and hobbyists.
The Lean Start-Up author Eric Ries defines a start-up as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty.
Aunque nuestras puertas están cerradas, la biblioteca digital siempre está abierta para ti. Con tu tarjeta de biblioteca puedes leer libros, ver películas o series de televisión, tomar una clase o aprender un idioma desde casa.
While all Los Angeles Public Library locations are physically closed, you can still access our online resources. All LAUSD students are automatically assigned a Student Success Card.
Although our buildings are closed, we’re still open online. You can read books, watch movies and TV shows, take a class, or learn a language from home with your library card.