All libraries are closed until further notice. No late fines will be assessed for overdue items, and you can return materials when libraries reopen. COVID-19 response and resources.
Todas las bibliotecas están cerradas hasta nuevo aviso. Más información.

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e-books

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Eileen Ybarra, 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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Robert Anderson, April 09, 2020

Like the current year, 1920 was an eventful one for the United States. The “Spanish Influenza” epidemic of the previous two years, which we’ve heard a lot about recently, had taken 675,000 American lives, including more than half of the 116,000 who died while serving in World War I.


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Madeline Peña, March 20, 2020

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.


dog sleeping next to woman using library card and tablet computer
Neale Stokes, March 20, 2020

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.


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Eileen Ybarra, 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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Eileen Ybarra, September 18, 2018

Readers around the world share their love for e-books during Read an E-Book Day on every September 18.


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Eileen Ybarra, August 28, 2018

Reading has been one of my favorite hobbies, even as a preschooler. My love for books, reading and the amazing collections of the Los Angeles Public Library have not changed. However, my needs as a reader have matured.


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