On June 1, 1921, Nelson Riddle was born. For 35 years, Riddle was one of the recording industry’s finest behind-the-scenes talents, a composer and arranger. He is best remembered today for his work as arranger and bandleader at Capitol Records in the 1950s and 1960s.
We hope you’ve enjoyed the scrumdiddlyumptious poems created by Los Angeles Public Library staff members as part of our celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Thanks for sticking with us all the way to the dessert course!
Asia is the largest continent in the world, with over 40 sovereign states and territories. The boundaries between the European and Asian continents are not so easily defined. Many countries have cuisines and methods of cooking that go back centuries.
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.
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Now is a great time to learn a new language! Let's take a look at several different resources for language learning, available for free with your library card. Each has different strengths, so one of them should be ideal for you.
As we head into Memorial Day Weekend and the feasting that often involves, consider this latest group of poems as your appetizer.