Affectionately called Bloomsday, today we commemorate June 16, 1904, when readers followed Leopold Bloom all throughout the streets of Dublin in James Joyce's "Ulysses." Join a virtual Bloomsday Festival all day today (well, 11:00-8:00) here.
"Libraries around the country are tiptoeing toward reopening, but they’re
not just trying to figure out how to safely lend out books. These are
community hubs where parents bring their toddlers for story time, where
people come to use the computer, where book groups meet. Now all of that
has to be rethought." Read more in the New York Times here.