LAPL reading recommendations can help your family celebrate.

Read All About It: It’s the Holidays! Through the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to know what day it is, much less the month or the season. We at Alive! want to help you remember and...

Read All About It: It’s Thanksgiving!

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Alive! reached out to the Children’s Literature Dept. at our favorite Library, Los Angeles Public Library, for suggestions to get young Club readers into the spirit of this quintessential American holiday...

Read All About It: It’s Halloween!

In the spirit of Halloween, the Los Angeles Public Library makes suggestions to get Club readers into the spirit of Halloween...

Public Library partially reopens with convenience, safe curbside service.

July 2, the Library and Mayor’s Office inaugurated Library to Go -- opening 18 Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) branches for curbside pickup and drop-off across the city...

In the Grip of Influenza: Spanish Flu 2018

Historical amnesia deprives us of the painful and sometimes tragic lessons learned at someone’s expense in our collective past...

Library is now loaning ukuleles.

Uke Can Do It! Always wanted to play a musical instrument? The Library is now loaning ukuleles and chord books, plus offering lessons at select branches. With your regular library card, you borrow a kit that...

Library gathers all staff together for first time in dept. history.

On Nov. 14, Library closed all 73 libraries so that staff could gather together for the department’s first ever staff development day, held at the Convention Center. The day included keynote addresses that everyone attended...