Posts in “no-shame-november” (31)

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I am a librarian and I do not like to read literature. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I love to read—I just don’t like “the classics” as a… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: True Confessions of a Librarian

By written by Jen W.    November 23, 2015    7

When I was growing up you had to have a special sticker on your library card to be allowed to take out adult books. Eventually I convinced my parents that I had read every book in the kid’s… continue reading Getting Swept Away during #FLPNoShameNovember

By written by Dena    November 20, 2015   

When new acquaintances find out I’m a librarian, our conversations generally go in one of two directions—either people apologize for not reading enough OR they quiz me about the latest… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: YA? Why Not!

By written by Rachel F.    November 17, 2015    4

This month the Free Library is celebrating #NoShameNovember by encouraging you to read whatever you like—no shame, no judgement. So let's bust out the bodice rippers and… continue reading eReading #FLPNoShameNovember

By written by Jamie W.    November 16, 2015   

I used to watch a lot of true crime shows. My roster? Fatal Vows , Nightmare Next Door , Snapped , Homicide Hunter , and  Stalke d, which told the stories of real crimes and how they were… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember, in Cold Blood

By written by Kalela W.    November 13, 2015    1

There aren’t many books whose covers I am ashamed to bare to the world as I read. I read a lot of self-help ( Gretchen Rubin ), pop culture ( Chuck Klosterman ), and anything I am drawn to… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: PEOPLE Magazine

By written by Kate C.    November 12, 2015    1

I’m never really embarrassed of the books I read, but that changed when I decided to tackle a book that’s been sitting on my “to read” list for about four years.… continue reading I Love ... #FLPNoShameNovember

By written by Samantha M.    November 10, 2015    1

It’s easy to turn to books for inspiration or entertainment, but what about when you need practical guidance in your life? That’s when self-help books come into the picture for Naisha,… continue reading Helping Yourself in #FLPNoShameNovember

By written by Samantha M.    November 6, 2015   

Ever since Nancy Drew roared into my first-grade life in her little blue roadster, I’ve been hooked on mystery books. And not just any mystery books—I’ve found myself… continue reading A Cozy Yet Mysterious #FLPNoShameNovember

By written by Alix G.    November 5, 2015    1

Since their inception, comics have been considered “low culture.” Comics have their roots in political cartoons, which were targeted toward those who could not read the newspaper. They… continue reading A comic #FLPNoShameNovember

By written by Jordan H.    November 3, 2015   

I typically consider myself a “high-brow” reader and viewer. I often read classic literature, watch documentaries, and dig into long-form journalism on current social issues. Heck, I… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: The Tudors, Too Good

By written by Julie B.    November 2, 2015    1