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Abby Hargreaves

Abby Hargreaves is a New Hampshire native living and working as a Children’s Librarian in Washington, D.C. She fulfills the gamut of the librarian stereotype with a love of cats, coffee, and crocheting (and likes a good run of alliteration). Her MLIS degree enjoys the company of a BA in English from Hollins University, making Abby an advocate of women's universities. Her favorite color is yellow.

I’m Ready for Bookish Tailgating to Be a Thing

Why should football fans have all the fun? Here are some ideas for instigating a bookish tailgating revolution. You bring the burgers, I'll bring the books!

15 Challenged Books Retitled as Clickbait

If challenged books were clickbait, they might look something like this.

Fight White Supremacy with Books: Support St. Louis Indie Bookstores

After sustaining damage from protests against white supremacy and the acquittal of Anthony Lamar Smith's murderer, St. Louis bookstores seek your help.

The Absolute Worst Book Recommendation I Ever Made

I made a last ditch effort and recommended the series to my brother. Betrayed by the novels he’d grown to trust, he swore he would never read again.

Hide a Book Day: Goodreads Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Take part in Goodreads's celebration of 10 years with Hide A Book Day.

6 Best Bookish World Records

The Guinness World Records is sixty-two years old. To celebrate its birthday, here are the six coolest book- and reading-related world records.

In Defense of Our Non-Reading Friends

An encouragement to follow John Green's advice and "imagine others complexly," even if they don't read.

8 Ways to Become a Library Catalog Power User

Tips and tricks for using your library catalog.

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