Why Are Chicago Public Libraries Still Open Amid Soaring COVID Rates?

Demand an explanation for why Chicago Public Libraries are open to in-person services while COVID positivity rates soar above 15%.

The Best Gifts for Feminists 2020: Book Lovers Edition

The best gifts for feminists who love books, reading, and social justice. Book subscriptions, stickers, clothes, and more!

Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster

Penguin Random House acquires Simon and Schuster, creating the largest megapublisher in the United States.

3 Upcoming Books to Add to Your TBR Right Now

2021 is right around the corner (when did that happen?)! We're highlighting three upcoming books to add to your TBR now.

The New York Times Names Their 10 Best of 2020

What are you excited to see on the New York Times best list? What titles are missing? Here are their top 10 for 2020.

Allegheny County Jail Deeply Restricts Access to Literature for Incarcerated Individuals

Allegheny County Prison discontinues access to books for incarcerated individuals, choosing profit over rehabilitation.

The Best New Books of the Week

Hooray, readers! It's time for new books! Check out this rundown of some of the week's new releases.

Burbank, CA School District Faces Unique Anti-Racism Book Ban Situation

A complicated book challenge arises in Burbank, California, putting antiracism and teaching methodology under the spotlight.

This Week’s Best New Books

Hooray, readers! It's time for new books! Check out this rundown of some of the week's new releases.

Parents Sue North Carolina Charter School Over THE POET X

Parents call The Poet X “a frontal assault on Christian beliefs and values.” The school won’t censor the title.

Vandalization at Major Libraries Aims At Voter Intimidation

Three libraries, including two major metropolitan downtown facilities, have seen vandalism related to voter intimidation in the last two weeks.

You’ll Want To Ohh and Ahh Over Baby Yoda Made of Bread

You read that right. It's Baby Yoda made out of bread, aka Baby Dough-da.

Need a Diversion? Enjoy a Book Themed Word Search

Why not funnel some of your energy into a bookish word search? Find all of the parts of a book and enjoy smug satisfaction in your search skills.

Tour The TWILIGHT House Tonight From Your Own Home

Take a virtual tour of Bella Swan's home tonight, October 29, and fall in love with the story again.

Season 2 of Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club Is Coming

Confirmed: Season Two of The Baby-Sitters Club is coming to Netflix. Time to get your BSC love on.