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Mon, Aug 25, 7:30 PM
Lost & Found at the Movies: The Art of Adapting
Featuring writer, actor, and director Buck Henry 

with series curator John Nein, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Sun, Aug 17, 4:00 PM
The Library Store On Wheels
at the 626 Night Market in Santa Anita on Sunday, August 17 from 4pm -10pm.


Sat, Aug 16, 7:00 PM
Young Literati Summer Social


Fri, Aug 15, 4:00 PM
The Library Store On Wheels
at the 626 Night Market in Santa Anita on Friday, August 15 from 4pm -1am.


Sat, Aug 09, 2:00 PM
Members-Only Exhibition Reception celebrating the exhibition No Further West: The Story of Los Angeles Union Station


Wed, Jul 30, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
A Chinaman's Chance: One Family's Journey and the Chinese American Dream
Eric Liu

In conversation with Gregory Rodriguez, Executive Director, Zócalo Public Square

Tue, Jul 29, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
danah boyd

In conversation with Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, USC

Sat, Jul 26, 8:00 PM [ALOUD]
Machinations in the Library
Art Interventions with Machine Project Artists

Installations and Performances
With Joel Fox, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Jeepneys, Jmy James Kidd and Tara ONeil

Thu, Jul 24, 7:30 PM
Lost & Found at the Movies: LA on Film
Featuring Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan and film historian Marc Wanamaker

with series curator John Nein, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Fri, Jul 18, 7:30 PM
The Writer's Cut: Featuring Eric Overmyer
In conversation with Alex Cohen, co-host of KPCC's "Take Two"


Thu, Jul 17, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle
Francisco Goldman

In conversation with Rubén Martínez, Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing, Loyola Marymount University

Thu, Jul 10, 7:15 PM [ALOUD]
Not Uniquely Human: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health
Laurel Braitman, Kathryn Bowers and Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz

In conversation with Sanden Totten, Science Reporter for KPCC

Mon, Jun 30, 7:30 PM
Lost & Found at the Movies: All That Glitters
Featuring filmmaker Miguel Arteta (Cedar Rapids, The Good Girl, Chuck & Buck, Star Maps)

with series curator John Nein, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival