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  • Top 5 classics to celebrate Banned Books Week
    Top 5 classics to celebrate Banned Books Week
    This week, we celebrate Banned Books Week. Libraries, schools and anti-censorship organizations hold events to celebrate the freedom to read. The first Banned Books Week was held in 1982 to keep books in libraries, bookstores and schools. The New...
  • Banned Books Week 2014
    Celebrate Banned Books Week 2014
    Banned Books Week is celebrated in 2014 duringthe week ofSeptember 21-27. This annual event celebrates the freedom of everyone to read and highlights books that have been banned or challenged through the years. According to the American Library...
  • 'Miss Brooks' Story Nook' by Barbara Bottner: Adorable picture book about books
    'Miss Brooks' Story Nook' by Barbara Bottner: Adorable picture book about books
    "Miss Brooks' Story Nook (where tales are told and ogres are welcome)" by Barbara Bottner and illustrated by Michael Emberley is a picture book that will be equally loved by kids and librarians.The librarian is a fabulous character....
  • Buy Food, Benefit Hartford Organizations This Week
    Buy Food, Benefit Hartford Organizations This Week
    Two companies are hosting fundraising days for Hartford organizations this week. On Thursday, the Whole Foods location on Raymond Road in West Hartford Center will give 5% of their net proceeds to Billings Forge Community Works. They describe...
  • Mystery Book Club in Albuquerque
    Mystery Book Club in Albuquerque, free monthly groups
    There's something exciting about reading a good mystery novel and getting captured in the plot and trying to figure out the mystery. It's also great to be able to talk with others about what you've read, discuss possible outcomes and...
  • I Love My Librarian annual award
    Nominate your favorite librarian for the 2014 I Love My Librarian Award
    Do you love your library? Do you love your librarian? If so, now is your opportunity to nominate your favorite librarian for the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. The sponsors of the award want to encourage...
  • Library shows: 'Live birds of prey with Wildlife Rescue Inc.'
    Library shows: 'Live birds of prey with Wildlife Rescue Inc.'
    As part of the summer reading program of the ABC (Albuquerque Bernalillo County) libraries, they encourage kids to read during the summer by encouraging them in fun ways. The 'Live Birds of Prey by Wildlife Rescue Inc.' is visiting...
  • Arrowhead Queen
    Mountain activities this week in Crestline
    The newest Crestline Chamber member Refresh on the Mountain, invites the public to their Grand Opening celebration thisSaturday, July 12th. A free “Introduction to Yoga” class will be held at2:00 p.m.REFRESH, Crestline's new Yoga ...
  • Summer reading program through the county of Los Angeles public library
    Summer reading program through the county of Los Angeles public library
    The County of Los Angeles Public Library is having their annual Summer Reading Program. The reading program started on June 2 and will end on August 16. The Lancaster library is where all the adventure of reading begins. Which city continually...
  • Library offers job search help
    Library offers job search help
    Looking for a job? The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is offering help to job-seekers on the quest for new or improved employment. Here are some of the programs the library is now offering job-seekers:Free help with the basics:...
  • Main Branch Concert Series
    Library Concert Series
    The Huntsville Madison Public Library's regular concert series is in full swing. Held at the Main Branch library (915 Monroe Street, downtown), the series features local musicians from a variety of genres.A special event: Dance with us: Round...
  • Story time for the month of June at the Lancaster library
    Story time for the month of June at the Lancaster library
    The Lancaster library is having story time for toddlers and older children for the month of June. This is another way of the community working together to give children of Lancaster an enjoyment of storytelling and to encourage reading. Story time...
  • Summertime fun at Laman Library
    Summertime fun at Laman Library
    In addition to the Summer Reading Programs and the Meet the Author Series, William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock has many other exciting activities on tap this summer. A number of fun events are planned for the second half of June.On...
  • Hoover: Hoover Public Library
    Hoover: Hoover Public Library
    To say I was impressed with the Hoover Public Library would be an understatement. Before I moved to Birmingham I had a library card in two counties, both Duval and St. Johns, but I can say I think Hoover has them both beat.In Duval County ...
  • Summer Events at Laman Library
    Summer Events at Laman Library
    Summer at William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock will be filled with a variety of activities for the entire family. The summer reading programs are a big focus this season, with groups for all ages. The programs run from June 2 to July 26....