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2 edition of city librarians of Los Angeles found in the catalog.

city librarians of Los Angeles

John D. Bruckman

city librarians of Los Angeles

by John D. Bruckman

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Published by Los Angeles Library Association in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Los Angeles
    • Subjects:
    • Los Angeles Public Library -- Biography.,
    • Public librarians -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John D. Bruckman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ720.A45 C33 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5312088M
      LC Control Number72096598

      Los Angeles Directory Co's Los Angeles City Directory Containing an Alphabetical List of Business Firms and Private Citizens and Miscellaneous Information, Including a Directory of the State, Municipal, Federal and County Officials, Courts, Societies, Clubs, Schools, Colleges, Churches, Etc. and Complete Classified Business Directory also a Street and Avenue Guide. This week we’re featuring the County of Los Angeles Public Library in our Librarian Q&A series from my trip on the West Coast.I met with Kristi D’Arco and Cathy Saldin at their administrative buildings, and we talked about how they discover books, the recommended reading lists they’re proud to put together for patrons, and why their library system is unique.

      Find the best Libraries on Yelp: search reviews of Los Angeles businesses by price, type, or location. City of Los Angeles, CA $65, - $, a year A Librarian provides patrons of all ages with a variety of professional librarian services, including outreach and virtual/online resources and programs, reader.

      City Print Copies Microfilm Phonefiche; Ahwahnee: , Airport Area/Airport Metro: , , , , Alameda County. Lakewood is home to two Los Angeles County libraries: Angelo M. Iacoboni Library (), a regional-sized facility at o square feet, and George Nye, Jr. Library (), which encompasses 7, square feet. View the Los Angeles library directory.. An active Friends of the Library group was formed in and helps support both libraries.


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