kids and parents


Author Erin Kelly and her book Hello Universe
Keith Kesler, October 18, 2018

Erin Entrada Kelly, the author of the Newbery Award winning book, Hello Universe, spoke at the Central Library a few months ago as part of our Summer Author Series. Audience members wrote questions for Kelly on index cards.

Portada de 8 de los libros
Dinorah Pinelo, September 25, 2018

Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!

two ladies holding a baby chewing on a library card
Lauren Kratz, September 18, 2018

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and as we librarians know, the value of a library card is limitless! But what about if you have children in your lives?

Officer Joseph Oseguera in front of the library
Catherine Sturgeon, August 29, 2018

The LAPD Read Along program began as the brainchild of Senior Lead Officer Joseph Oseguera of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Community Relationship Division to promote child literacy and build positive interactions with

Portada de 4 de los libros
Dinorah Pinelo, August 22, 2018

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!

Read Your Way Back to School graphic
Lauren Kratz, August 13, 2018

“I know you’re anxious about going to school. It’s not always easy to get along with humans, but just be yourself. I know you’ll have a great day!”

―Jared Chapman, Steve, Raised by Wolves

Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse and sleeping beauty's castle
Tina Lernø, July 17, 2018

July 17 is the 63 anniversary of Disneyland's opening day. This Disney loving librarian is planning on celebrating and won't be the only one either; it will probably be super crowded, and there will be lots of other pass holders eager to commemorate the day.

Portada de 5 de los libros
Dinorah Pinelo, July 12, 2018

Los libros en español para niños más esperados este mes ya están disponibles en nuestro catálogo. Haz clic en cada título para reservar tu copia en línea y ser el primero en leer estas novedades con tus pequeños.

children and parents participating in read, baby, read
Susan Lendroth, June 22, 2018

To help parents start their babies on the path to lifelong success, the Los Angeles Public Library has launched a new initiative, “Read, Baby, Read!,” to provide new and expecting parents with everything they need to develop early literacy skills in their babies and toddlers.

Pooh and Piglet from A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
Lauren Kratz, June 08, 2018

“I don’t feel very much like Pooh today", said Pooh. "There there," said Piglet. "I’ll bring you tea and honey until you do.” ―A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh