The Los Angeles Public Library system made 2017 bearable. Thank you, LAPL. You gave me and my daughter hope during times that felt hopeless. We are looking forward to visiting many more branches in 2018! This year is going to be even better. Next up is Branch 26! We wanted to thank Neale Stokes for interviewing… Continue reading LAPL made 2017 bearable
25 Studio City In the San Fernando Valley is the 25th branch of LAPL, the Studio City Branch Library. You guys, we’ve been to 25 branches! It’s like we just finished an Advent Calendar just in time for the holidays! Riley loved browsing the books and building with the large LEGO blocks. She especially loved… Continue reading 25 Studio City Branch Library
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.