TITLE

Thousands celebrate reopening of LAPL

AUTHOR(S)
St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
Library Journal;11/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 18, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Surveys the reopening of the Central Library of the Los Angeles Public Library on October 3, 1993. Comments by L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan at the public dedication; Opening day activities; Number of years the library was in temporary quarters.
ACCESSION #
9311047519

 

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