NorthPark Center is the only shopping mall in the U.S. with a public library—a children’s one, to boot. Bookmarks is a cool space (literally) to hang out on beastly hot days. Check out their Baby Bounce Basics class for moms and kids …
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Birdling has downsized its classic weekender bag into a rugged yet stylish overnighter that doubles awesomely as a diaper bag. The bag is made with water repellent canvas on the outside, easy-to-clean nylon on the inside, and has exterior pockets all the way around. $175 at birdling.com.