July 16, 2019

You know where it's not hot and humid?


The Woodbury Room at the Jones Library. 

And outerspace. But one is easier to get to.

Go enjoy a free movie in the cool library.

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July 2, 2019

The LA Review of Books recommends...


Pride month just ended but reading lists last forever. 
Check out the LA Review of Books' Reading the Rainbow: A Pride List.

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/reading-the-rainbow-a-pride-reading-list/#!

July 1, 2019

June 27, 2019

Beowulf in the bath??


This NPR article tells you just WHY you should read Beowulf to your kids. 

Noli timere, Friends.

https://www.npr.org/2019/06/22/734753642/why-were-reading-beowulf-in-the-bathtub?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20190627&utm_campaign=books&utm_term=artsbooksculture&utm_id=11592790

June 25, 2019

A literary tube map of London


This tube map replaces stations with famous novels based on the area they were set in London. How many have you read?

https://www.inthebook.com/en-gb/literary-tube-map/

June 18, 2019

My Father's Stack of Books


Perhaps you can relate to Kathryn Schulz's dad in 
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/03/25/my-fathers-stack-of-books

"When he was a child, books were gifts. 
For his daughters, he made sure they were a given."