24 Canoga Park Canoga Park is in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles – and the LAPL Canoga Park Branch has a great children’s section. Riley was ready to find books right away! She led us (my mom, her G) to the back wall and began her search. She found lots of good books. And… Continue reading 24 Canoga Park Branch Library
When my daughter Riley and I started this library journey, eight or nine months ago, I truly thought I would write entertaining and engaging posts about each library we visited. Well, let’s just say I am lucky to get something — anything — written down. Descriptions of the libraries and the many books we check… Continue reading Giving Thanks to Libraries
23 Van Nuys This is a special library, Van Nuys Branch Library, as this was my library when I was a kid. I got my first public library card here, and my parents still live in Van Nuys. Van Nuys is in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, or as we say, The Valley. I… Continue reading 23 Van Nuys Branch Library
22 Palms – Rancho Park In the Palms and Rancho Park area of Los Angeles, is the Palms-Rancho Park Branch Library (branch #22), the local library where Ray Bradbury spent many happy hours with his daughters. Not only did Ray Bradbury spend many hours at this library, but Central Library was one of his favorite… Continue reading 22 Palms – Rancho Park Branch Library
Central Branch Library There is a beautiful exhibit going on at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles. The Library Foundation of Los Angeles and LAPL present Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A. It started September 16, 2017 and runs until January 31, 2018. You should go see the gorgeous murals. Riley and I were extremely… Continue reading Central Library – Visualizing Language: Oaxaca in L.A.
21 El Sereno There is a lovely library in El Sereno on the Eastside of Los Angeles. We headed straight for the children’s section, as usual, and were delighted to find books and new friends right away. One of the first books Riley took off the shelf was Neville by Norton Juster and illustrated by G.… Continue reading 21 El Sereno Branch Library
20 Cahuenga In East Hollywood sits the beautiful Cahuenga Branch Library, the third oldest branch library in the LAPL system. We were welcomed by such a friendly and helpful staff – that we felt right at home in a library we had passed so many times while driving, yet had never gone in. If only… Continue reading 20 Cahuenga Branch Library