Los Angeles Public Library LINKS
Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature
A great site for information about children's literature.
Charlotte S. Huck Literature Festival
An exciting weekend filled with the best of children's books and their creators at the University of Redlands.
Children's Literature Council of Southern California
CLCSC is a non-profit organization that promotes interest and encourages excellence in literature for children and young adults, sponsors workshops and yearly awards. Its members include school and public librarians, authors, illustrators, booksellers, publishers, teachers, and parents.
CALIFORNIA HISTORY CONNECTIONS
A magnificent home on the water in Malibu, this historic site is a particularly fine example of the use of Malibu tile since the owners were the manufacturers. In addition, there is a small museum here with information about the indigenous tribes and the early settlers. If you are interested in tile work, this is a must-see.
Autry National Center of the American West
Southwest Museum of the American Indian (Mount Washington) Museum of the American West (Griffith Park) Institute for the Study of the American West
(library catalog and programs)
Peterson Automotive Museum
What would Los Angeles be without its cars? Visit either in person or virtually and learn about the importance of automotive transportation in California.
Wells Fargo History Museum
Visit the Los Angeles branch of the Wells Fargo Museums and see highlights of the company's role in Southern California. This website also links to Wells Fargo Museums across the country to give you a feel for the part Wells Fargo played in the westward movement of our country. A great resource for 4th grade teachers and a possible extension after a visit to the Children's Literature Department of our Central Library.