In December of last year, we brought librarians and authors together at our biannual Open Book Event, where librarians from the tri-state area were among the first to hear these authors discuss their upcoming books. For those who could not join us, we’re featuring powerful speeches from these incredible authors. Share them with your patrons on social media […]
There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home. Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash […]
If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you’ll love Claire Evans’ breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet–written out of history, until now. In the video below, Evans talks about the research and writing process for her new book, Broad Band, and explains how the LA Public Library helped her along […]
On the Fall Kick-off epsiode of PBS’s the Great American Read, Sarah Jessica Parker shares why Things Fall Apart, a finalist on the list of 100 books that Americans are voting on, is one of her favorite reads. Watch below! Click to Learn More about the Great American Read.
You know him from his breakout role as Hank Kingsley on The Larry Sanders Show, his outrageous turn as George and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development, and his Emmy Award-winning performance as Maura Pfefferman on Transparent. A Broadway star, a television legend, an accomplished screen actor whose singular wit and heartrending performances have been entertaining […]
We continue our Open Book highlight with debut author Sam Graham-Felsen’s discussion of Green. A debut novel of race and privilege in America that you haven’t seen before: a coming-of-age story about a life-changing friendship, propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable voice. Infectiously funny and sharply honest in the face of injustice, Green is a wildly original […]
Elizabeth Bennet from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE… sensitive sister, brainy bookworm, and all-around awesome independent woman. Check out Papercuts’ stop-motion tribute to Jane Austen’s classic kick-a** character! Click to Visit Papercuts’ YouTube Page for More Videos.
What’s a great way to close out another wonderful National Library Week? How about the premiere of this inspiring video featuring authors sharing their experiences with libraries! Click to View More Libraries Transform Videos from ALA.