The Free Library will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 18 and will remain closed through Sunday, June 20, in observance of Juneteenth.
I’m excited and intrigued by the upcoming release of the new Doctor Dolittle movie starring Robert Downey, Jr. — Dolittle ... The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle was one of the first novels…
continue reading The Doctor is In: Doctor Dolittle Revisited
written by Jeff B.
January 17, 2020
Harper Lee was born on April 28, 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama. She died in 2016 in the same small Southern town, leaving many mourning her death. Her legacy lives on today most notably through her…
continue reading Harper Lee and Complicating an American Classic
written by Lo I.
April 25, 2019
It’s Laura Ingalls Wilder's Birthday today, February 7, and like many people born in the 1970s and who grew up in the 1980s, I read (and by read, I mean devoured) the Little House on the…
continue reading Problematic Favorites | Laura Ingalls Wilder and the Little House on the Prairie Series
written by Rachel F.
February 7, 2019
I love Roald Dahl’s books. Roald Dahl was a sexist bigot whose books demonize fat people. It’s Roald Dahl’s birthday. Dahl published anti-Semitic views and his books are littered…
continue reading Problematic Favorites | Re-reading Roald Dahl
written by Joel N.
September 13, 2018