Dive into great books and unique experiences with Wake County Public Libraries! This year’s Summer @ the Library theme is “Oceans of Possibilities,” and the program is overflowing with activities for the whole family. Summer @ the Library kicks off Monday, June 13, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 13. Readers of all ages are welcome to jump […]

Welcome to Durham County Library’s 2020 Summer of Learning! Join us this summer for activities, prizes, and of course reading. Anyone is welcome to participate – we have programs available for kids (ages 0-11), teens (ages 12-17), and adults (ages 18+). In this year’s program, you can earn points by reading (1 minute read = […]

Wake County Public Libraries’ popular Summer Reading Program might look a little different in 2020, but it promises the same mix of entertainment and education that participants have come to expect and enjoy. Summer @ the (Virtual) Library kicks off Sunday, June 14, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 15. “We know that COVID-19 has impacted […]

Good looking out, Chic-fil-A! The location at North Hills Mall is handing out summer reading bookmarks, according to WRAL. Kids read three books on the list, fill out the bookmark and bring it back to the store for a free peach milkshake!       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

Plus, an 11-year-old starts a book club for young Black boys in St. Louis and a Hawaii and Maryland judge strikes down recent Muslim travel ban.

Join the Durham Business & Professional Chain, February 23, 6pm til 8:30pm, at Stanford Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC. for its 2017 Writer’s Roundtable celebrating Black history Month. Noted author and publisher Zelda Lockhart of Levinson Press is the featured writer, and will discuss her publishing company, and the books she has authored […]

Michelle Obama launched a project that will allow students and educators around the nation to access scores of e-books.

A Barber took part in Dubuque's Back to School Bash in Comiskey Park on Saturday to give free haircuts to children who read books to him

A New York barbershop has an outreach program for their young customers called Barbershop Books. Instead of playing games or watching TV, they read. Listen…

Do you know what makes me happy? The feeling of the sun on the back of my neck, lazy Sunday afternoon barbeques and the laughter…

Do you know what makes me happy? The feeling of the sun on the back of my neck, lazy Sunday afternoon barbeques and the laughter of my children. And a really good book. All of that and more is achieved in Deborah Johnson’s The Secret of Magic.  Her phrasing is impeccable and her characters are […]