Library To Go will not be available on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

All libraries remain closed to the public until further notice. Library To Go service is available at selected libraries.
Todas las bibliotecas continúan cerradas hasta nuevo aviso. El servicio Library To Go está disponible en sucursales selectas.

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Your Author Series / Tu serie de autores

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Read, create and discover by meeting and connecting with authors and illustrators at your library.

Lee, crea y descubre al conocer y compartir con autores e ilustradores en tu biblioteca.


Upcoming Events


Author Ashlyn Anstee in a colorful painted frame
December 4, 2020 4:00 PM

Come meet author Ashlyn Anstee on the library's YouTube channel or Facebook page, as she talk about her latest book, Hedge hog!

In addition to being an award-winning author, Ashlyn has worked with numerous high-profile entertainment companies such as Disney, Netflix, and Dreamworks. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and four cats.

Thank you to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund.


Torrey Maldonado in a colorful frame
December 11, 2020 4:00 PM

Come hang out with Torrey Maldonado on the library's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

Torrey Maldonado is a Teacher and Author who was born and raised in the Red Hook projects section of Brooklyn, New York. Voted a Top Latino Author and best Black Middle Grade and Young Adult novelist, Secret Saturdays, Tight, and What Lane? mirrors his and students' experiences and are honored for their current feel, realness, and universal themes.

Thank you to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund.


Author Mike Curato on a colorful background
December 18, 2020 4:00 PM

Hang out with writer and illustrator Mike Curato on the library's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

Mike has won several awards for his acclaimed Little Elliot series, which has been translated into over ten languages. He received the Founder’s Award from the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show in 2014 and has worked with Trudy Ludwig, Margarita Engle, Eric Carle, and many more. In addition to being a children’s literature luminary, Mike is also a connoisseur of cupcakes and ice cream.

Thank you to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund.


Author Sona Charaipotra on a colorful background
January 8, 2021 4:00 PM

Come listen to author and journalist Sona Charaipotra on the library's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

A former reporter for People Magazine, Sona has also contributed to publications such as Cosmopolitan and the New York Times, in addition to writing acclaimed young adult fiction. Along with Dhonielle Clayton, she is the founder of CAKE Literary, a media and content company dedicated to promoting diverse voices in literature. When not writing, Sona pokes plot holes in her favorite teen dramas and shows off her children and chai on Instagram.

Thank you to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund.


Author Nina LaCour on a colorful background
January 15, 2021 4:00 PM

Come meet author Nina LaCour on the library's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

Nina has garnered many awards for her work, including the Michael L. Printz Award, The Northern California Book Award, and a William C. Morris Honor. Her talent has also been recognized by Publishers Weekly, the Boston Globe, Seventeen Magazine, among other publications. An East Bay native, Nina enjoys cooking, gardening, and exploring Northern California with her wife and daughter.

Thank you to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund.


Author Matthew Cordell on a colorful background
January 22, 2021 4:00 PM

Come meet author Matthew Cordell on the library's YouTube channel or Facebook page.

Matthew has received the 2018 Caldecott Medal and a 2017 Horn Book honor for his work, among other accolades. His work has been recognized by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, the Huffington Post, and many other publications. A South Carolina native, Matthew currently resides with his family in the suburbs of Chicago.

Thank you to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles with generous support from the Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund.





Funding provided by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund and other generous donors.

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