#covid-19

Support And Hope In The Philadelphia Book Scene

The Healing Verse Philly Poetry Line is just the latest way that the Philadelphia book scene is sharing hope and supporting citizens.

Bookish Crafts to Do in Quarantine

If you've been bitten by the crafting bug, but don't want to make a run to the store, try these 10 bookish crafts you can do in quarantine.

Food and Travel (Through Books) During a Pandemic

Books at that magical intersection of food and travel, perfect for your pandemic wanderlust.

12 Books for Coping With a COVID-19 Winter

Do you have a plan for coping with a socially distanced winter? Here are the books and bookish activities one reader is turning to.

How to Make a Children’s Book Museum COVID-Compliant

A reader visited the Story Museum in Oxford, England to learn how the space modified its "interactive" exhibits for COVID-19 compliance.

How the Pandemic Has Changed Our Reading Lives

Real readers weigh in on how the stress and new routines of the pandemic have changed how much we’re reading—and what we’re choosing to read.

5 Great Online Educational Sites for Kids

Quality reading-and-writing themed content is being created for at-home learning. Check out these online educational sites for kids.

Zoom Into A Good Read: 4 Ways Libraries Hype Books Virtually

This librarian has seen some truly creative ideas for how libraries hype books virtually, and she's here to share the wealth.

The One Thing I Miss About My Morning Commute

A reader reflects on the luxury of the built-in reading time that came with a morning commute, and mourns losing it to the pandemic.

Struggling to Read During COVID? You’re Not Alone.

A Rioter on struggling to read during the pandemic with work stress and world issues taking up so much brain space.

6 New Books About COVID-19

Read some of the fresh books about COVID-19, including Intimations: Six Essays by Zadie Smith. We have essays, poetry, and a few anthologies containing both, alongside a picture book.

The Ultimate Social-Distancing Relationship in Fiction

Taking a look at one fascinating example of social distancing relationships with Helen Schulman’s 2018 novel COME WITH ME.

Libraries Reopen in COVID-19 Hot Spots: Are Library Staff Being Protected?

In considering whether staff are being protected as libraries reopen during the pandemic, we take a look at some Arizona libraries.

The 16 Best Pandemic Books, Fiction And Nonfiction

From imagined stories to histories and scientific explorations, we’ve rounded up the best fiction and nonfiction pandemic books, including The Book of M by Peng Shepherd.

More Bookish and Literary Masks for Your Pandemic Life

If I'm wearing it, it's fashion, right? As the pandemic rages on, you need more masks, so why not show your bookish side with some literary masks?