One of the library’s most popular annual events, Suspense Night brings together popular mystery writers from across the country for an evening of readings and a panel discussion on the craft of suspense writing. The theme for the 2019 Suspense Night will be crime fiction for movies and television. Reed Farrel Coleman
What school librarians wish parents knew
School libraries are a sanctuary and safe place for many children. Here Sarah Forster, co-creator of the amazing children's literature website The Sapling, lists the things all parents should know about school librarians. I spent a LOT of time in school libraries as a kid. Remember the index card
Neil Gaiman announces Neverwhere sequel, The Seven Sisters
Author says the new fantasy novel has been inspired by his work with UN refugee agency and ‘the shape London is in now’
Top 10 books about the Russian Revolution
A century after the Bolsheviks seized power for communism, Tariq Ali chooses some of the best books about an uprising that changed the world forever
Find out what your ZIP code says about you with this creepily accurate website
A website spotted by Reddit seeks to show people what ZIP codes say about the demographics, culture, and lifestyle in one's area.
The 20 Best Places to Eat Pizza Right Now
If you’re not a pizza snob now, you will be by the time you finish reading this.
18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime
10 Books to Counteract Your 'Downton Abbey' Withdrawal
The show is over, but stories of British society in the 1910s and '20s live on
What Libraries Do
Libraries are places of information. When most people think "library" they think books. And while that is certainly true, these days books take different shapes, such as e-books and audio books. More than just books, libraries are places of information, offering people free access to a wealth of information that they often can't find elsewhere, whether online, in print or in person. Whether they're looking for DVDs or the latest best-seller; health or business information found on internet databases not accessible at home, or going for story times and community programming, the library is a center of community for millions of people America's 123,000 libraries fall into four basic types (with a few added variations): Public…
How Old and New World Vultures Differ
Old World and New World Vultures are not closely related. Learn some of the ways they differ, with photos and sound bites.