kids and parents


Smiling, diverse kids walking side by side in a grassy playground
Mona Gilbert, August 24, 2020

Kindness involves an action, intent, and empathy towards another person. Most of all, the desire for kindness to others is, at its core, a learned behavior. Children learn how to be kind by being exposed to people exhibiting kind behavior.

Pics of nature around the neighborhood
Laura Duncan, August 05, 2020

For many families in Los Angeles, taking a socially-distanced stroll around the neighborhood has been a major activity over the past few months, a type of recreation that feels essential for our mental and physical health.

Lo nuevo en español para niños
Patricia Valdovinos, June 29, 2020

La Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles le ofrece los libros más leídos y más esperados para niños. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!

Libros con un poquito de español
Laura Duncan, May 19, 2020

Hay tantos hispanohablantes en la ciudad de Los Ángeles que es fácil entender las ventajas de ser bilingüe. Muchas familias quieren introducir el español u otro idioma a sus niños pequeños, y la biblioteca tiene muchos recursos para ayudar con esta meta lingüística.

Books to help children learn Spanish
Laura Duncan, April 28, 2020

Los Angeles is a city of many Spanish speakers, and it’s easy to see the advantages of being bilingual. Some parents want to introduce their children to speaking Spanish or another language at a young age.

hispanic mom and dad use digital tablet to help with homeschool assignment for their pre-teen female student.
Madeline Peña, April 27, 2020

We are here to support students and families with their distance learning efforts. Remember, all LAUSD students are automatically assigned a Student Success Card and all Los Angeles residents can sign up for an e-card.

Mother helps daughter with online learning
Danielle Ball, April 20, 2020

If you’re a new, unexpected homeschool parent and are feeling overwhelmed, take a deep breath. You are not alone! Local school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have sent millions of parents scrambling to re-create the classroom experience at home.

Happy girl and boy playing at home in a homemade tent
Laura Duncan, April 14, 2020

As many of us are spending more time at home right now, it can feel like our whole lives take place in front of a screen. With regular schools closed, children are studying at home and spending their days in a digital classroom, with breaks for games, movies, and playdates online.

dog sleeping next to woman using library card and tablet computer
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.

A family is using a tablet
Tina Lernø, March 19, 2020

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.