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Book Extras

In December of last year, we brought librarians and authors together at our biannual Open Book Event, where librarians from the tri-state area were among the first to hear these authors discuss their upcoming books. For those who could not join us, we’re featuring powerful speeches from these incredible authors. Share them with your patrons on social media […]

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From the AuthorWhat We're Reading

There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home. Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash […]

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From the Author

If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you’ll love Claire Evans’ breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet–written out of history, until now. In the video below, Evans talks about the research and writing process for her new book, Broad Band, and explains how the LA Public Library helped her along […]

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From the AuthorWhat We're Reading

You know him from his breakout role as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, his outrageous turn as George and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development, and his Emmy Award-winning performance as Maura Pfefferman on Transparent. A Broadway star, a television legend, an accomplished screen actor whose singular wit and heartrending performances have been entertaining […]

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From the AuthorWhat We're Reading

We continue our Open Book highlight with debut author Sam Graham-Felsen’s discussion of Green. A debut novel of race and privilege in America that you haven’t seen before: a coming-of-age story about a life-changing friendship, propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable voice. Infectiously funny and sharply honest in the face of injustice, Green is a wildly original […]