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These Artists Are Making Free Coloring Pages For You To Enjoy

These coloring sheets by beloved artists are freebies and will keep you busy for hours getting creative.

2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the Booker International Prize has announced its 2020 shortlist.

Wizarding World Introduces Harry Potter at Home

Wizarding World of Harry Potter introduces Harry Potter at Home, a new collection of free resources for readers and educators.

Online Bookstore for Indies Reaches a New Milestone

Bookshop.org has reached a new milestone in generating revenue for independent bookstores.

Dolly Parton Will Be Reading Us Bedtime Stories Every Week

Dolly Parton will be reading children's books in a 10-week program called Goodnight with Dolly, part of her Imagination Library.

Little Free Libraries Turning Into Little Free Pantries Amid COVID-19

The Little Free Library community has identified an incredible way to give back to their neighbors by turning their LFLs into Little Free Pantries.

Authors Push Back Against “National Emergency Library”

Authors are pushing back against The Internet Archive's "National Emergency Library" for infringing on their copyright.

Barnes & Noble Closes 400+ Stores; Employees Question What Happens Next

Bookselling giant Barnes & Noble began laying off employees this week as over 400 stores closed due to COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders.

So Many Free Books From Simon Teen To Read Right Now!

Simon Teen is offering more than twenty books and excerpts to read for free right now!

Download Free Coloring Pages from Over 100 Museums and Libraries Worldwide

Grab your coloring instruments and get your art on with these free coloring pages from over 100 museums and libraries worldwide.

Announcing the 35th Annual Whiting Award Winners

Announcing the fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and playwriting winners of this year's Whiting Award for emerging writers.

Cheryl Strayed Giving Dear Sugar Advice This Friday

Dear Sugar is back! Cheryl Strayed is giving advice as Sugar this Friday on the first episode of Live Wire House Parties.

Albert Uderzo, Creator of Asterix Comics, Dies at 92

Albert Uderzo, creator of the Asterix comics series, has died at 92.

Happening Right Now: The Harry Potter Alliance is Hosting A Virtual Con

Feeling a little copped up and bored? Good news: The Harry Potter Alliance is hosting a virtual con today through Saturday, April 4th!

Pennsylvania Library Creates a Hogwarts Digital Escape Room

A Pennsylvania library created a Hogwarts digital escape room; boredom be gone, we're headed to Hogwarts!