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  1. Gates Notes – Looking at Bill Gates’ summer reading list


    June 4, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Chris Murray: While he’s still fond of the always-challenging Vaclav Smil, I think Bill’s list this year is an interesting mix of titles. More important, what do YOU think?…

  2. Cinderella in Print and Film


    May 15, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Jessica Lawrence: With Disney’s recent release of their live-action Cinderella adaptation in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the 1950 animated release, now is the perfect time to…

  3. As Time Goes By


    May 3, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Emily Chandler: This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Considered as one of the deadliest wars in history for soldiers and civilians…

  4. LibraryReads May 2015


    April 22, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    These flowers (if you’ve opened the blog) were photographed at the Garfield Park Library on Earth Day in 2013, which technically makes them April flowers; but I’m still going to…

  5. The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes


    April 20, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Hot dog! Elizabeth Kolbert’s book The Sixth Extinction has won the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. I’m happy because I actually read the book, and I’m usually so out of…