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Author Meg Shaffer and her latest novel, That Night in the Library
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Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, June 20, 2024

Eva Jurczyk is a writer and librarian living in Toronto. She has written for Jezebel, The Awl, The Rumpus, and Publishers Weekly. Eva smashed onto the mystery scene in 2022 with her debut,...

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Author Gareth Brown and his debut novel, The Book of Doors

Interview With an Author: Gareth Brown

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, February 15, 2024

Gareth Brown wanted to be a writer from a very young age, and he completed his first novel as a teenager.


Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch Library

Dig Los Angeles: Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library

Tiffney Sanford, Administrative Clerk, Valley Plaza Branch Library, Tuesday, February 13, 2024

The Vernon - Leon H. Washington Jr. Memorial Branch, located on Central Avenue at 45th Street, is one of the oldest branches in the Los Angeles Public Library system. There is an incredible amount of history that took place within a two-mile radius of the library.


Author Douglas Preston and his latest novel, Fourteen Days

Interview With an Author: Douglas Preston

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, February 8, 2024

Douglas Preston is an author of thirty-nine books of both non-fiction and fiction, of which thirty-two have been New York Times bestsellers.


Black History Month collection streaming on Kanopy

Black History Month on Kanopy

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources, Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Join us in honoring Black History Month with a special streaming video Black History Month collection on Kanopy. Learn more about the remarkable achievements of the heroes who've paved the way for change by viewing these award-winning narrative films and documentaries.


Collage of films and their adapted books

Read It First! Movie Adaptations in Theaters This Month

Elizabeth Graney, Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department, Monday, February 5, 2024

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca

Lo nuevo en español para adultos y jóvenes: libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Multilingual Collections, Librarian, Friday, February 2, 2024

Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca. Haz clic en cada título para verlo en nuestro catálogo. ¡No esperes y reserva tu copia hoy mismo!


Los libros en español más esperados están disponibles en tu biblioteca

Lo nuevo en español para niños: libros interesantes que llegan a la biblioteca este mes

Patricia Valdovinos, Librarian, Multilingual Collections, Friday, February 2, 2024

La Biblioteca Pública de Los Ángeles 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!


Author Emily Ruth Verona and her debut novel, Midnight on Beacon Street

Interview With an Author: Emily Ruth Verona

Daryl M., Librarian, West Valley Regional Branch Library, Thursday, February 1, 2024

Emily Ruth Verona received her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Cinema Studies from the State University of New York at Purchase. In 2014, she won the Pinch Literary Award in Fiction.


Philip Jose Farmer and 4 of his books

Remembering Philip Jose Farmer, a Science Fiction Pioneer

John Tommasino, Cybernaut, Van Nuys Branch Library, Saturday, January 27, 2024

Imagine a world where diverse fictional characters such as Tarzan, Sherlock Holmes, and James Bond were all interrelated. That’s how Philip Jose Farmer and his Wold Newton Universe imagined things.


Sign of Aquarius graphic

Absolute Aquarians

Daniel Tures, Adult Librarian, Edendale Branch Library, Friday, January 26, 2024

The time of Aquarius is now! We noble souls born between January 20 and February 18 are the water bearers, pouring out rivers of inspiration upon the world. Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac, our constellation rising in the southern sky between Capricorn and Pisces.


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