Celebrate Los Angeles Through Photography

There are many ways to understand Los Angeles. One of my favorites is through photographs, which capture moments in time that tell stories about the built and natural environment and the people who make the city their home. For decades, the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) has collected millions of such images that date from […]

Songs in the Key of Los Angeles

There are many ways to learn about the history and culture of Los Angeles. One of the more interesting and unusual is through sheet music. What does that mean exactly? Enter “Songs in the Key of Los Angeles, a multi-platform collaboration between the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Public Library, and USC […]

The Stay Home and Read a Book Ball

Curling up with a good book on a rainy evening is something I look forward to, particularly since we don’t have many opportunities to do that these days given California’s long running drought. When I can indulge in that wonderful activity and support the Los Angeles Public Library at the same time – all the […]