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There’s a Book for That: Banned Books Week

“A dangerous book will always be in danger from those it threatens with the demand that they question their assumptions. They’d rather hang on to the assumptions and ban the book.” ― Ursula...

ALA Receives Google grant to Develop Library Entrepreneurship Centers

The American Library Association (ALA) has received a $2 million grant from Google.org to develop library entrepreneurship centers and enable libraries across the country to double down on their support for people looking...

Coretta Scott King Book Awards 50th Anniversary Celebration

In 2019, join thousands of libraries and classrooms from across the country in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Award, Given annually, the Coretta Scott King Book...

It’s National Library Week

National Library Week (April 7- 13, 2019) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and...

2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

The American Library Association (ALA) selects "The Great Believers," by Rebecca Makkai, published by Viking, as the winner of the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and "Heavy: An American...

Booklist announces July 2019 as Graphic Novels in Libraries Month

July 2019 will be Booklist’s Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, an innovative, first-of-its-kind program through which the American Library Association’s review journal for public libraries will forge key partnerships between libraries and publishers...

Zoë Kravitz shares the magic of libraries in new video PSAs

Actress, singer and model Zoë Kravitz stars in two new video Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for the American Library Association, promoting the magical power of libraries. In the PSAs, Kravitz, who appears...

ALA’s Shortlist 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

(From the ALA Press Release) The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books shortlisted for the esteemed Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best...
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Book Culture has three different locations in New York and offers so much! Are they open for physical browsing? YES Open for order pick up and...

A Broken Childhood by Lydia Ola Taiwo – Throwback Thursday

Something thoughtful and soulful to remember from 2013. Lydia Ola Taiwo's A Broken Childhood is still available and still emotionally charged. At the age of...

Poetry Collection by Amanda Gorman Poet at Today’s Presidential Inauguration

PYR to Publish Poetry Collection by Amanda Gorman, the Featured Poet at Today’s Presidential Inauguration Viking Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers,...