#covid-19

Amid a Pandemic and Information Crisis, FL Library Funding Demolished

A line-item veto by Governor DeSantis in Florida demolishes funding for online learning and information accesss.

6 Free Children’s Ebooks on the Coronavirus

Give the little ones some tools to better understand this unprecedented event with these free children's books about coronavirus.

The Struggle of Writing Poetry During a Pandemic

Published poets like Henri Cole and Sachiko Murakami discuss their own difficulties and successes in writing poetry during a pandemic.

Lockdown Summer: Literary Translation Events Online

Lock-downs and shelter-in-place rules have changed the landscape of literary events. In response, these literary translation events have shifted online.

J.K. Rowling Releases Serialized Novel THE ICKABOG

JK Rowling announces a new children's book, The Ickabog, to be published for free online.

Bookish Clothes (and Gear) for That Work From Home Life

Get a literary work from home wardrobe refresh with these comfortable and bookish duds to spruce up your routine and keep it cozy.

How Public Libraries Are Handling Summer Reading During COVID-19

Find out how some libraries are shifting summer reading programs into digital spaces, maintaining their communities, and learning from the process.

Essential Until We’re Not: An Angry Librarian On the Disregard for Library Staff Safety

A library worker on the dangers librarians face as people in positions of power demand they return to work with little concern for library staff safety.

Taika Waititi Leads All-Star Reading of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Fund COVID-19 Relief

Taika Waititi will lead an all-star reading of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH on YouTube to fund COVID-19 relief.

6 Ways to Maximize Your Reading Time During the Pandemic

How are you getting creative with reading time while staying at home? This reader has some tips for maximizing your pandemic reading time.