Posted Aug. 27, 2021 5 AM PT
Welcome, new listeners!
Here’s one of our favorite episodes from this year, with a brand-new segment at the end.
It’s been quite the year for the Los Angeles Public Library — and the COVID-19 pandemic is only part of the story.
Inauguration Day cast a national spotlight on Amanda Gorman, who got her start reading poetry via the L.A. Public Library’s youth program.
And teen punk group the Linda Lindas gained worldwide fame after a concert at the Cypress Park branch of one of America’s largest public library systems.