Alice Walker will be a featured speaker at the 2013 American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition. This year, the conference will convene in Chicago from June 27 to July 2. Walker will address conference attendees on Monday, July 1.
An enjoyable and enlighting variety of films will be screened this month at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. There is truly something for everyone! Take a break from the summer heat or relax after work and see the following:Monday, July 2, 6 p.m.Popular Movie Series
Have you ever been bullied at school, on your sports team or while trying to play with other children? Did it make you feel sad, uncomfortable or lost as to what to do or say when you were treated this way?
So, what are your plans for the summer? Are you getting a job? Going to camp? Stuck in summer school? Are your friends heading out of town and leaving you behind? Why not keep in touch by blogging? That’s what local boys and best friends Hal and Chuck do when they are separated for the first time since they became friends.
Ahead of the release of World War Z, we've assembled some dispatches from across the globe during the Zombie Wars that weren't included in the original report.Note -- These first-hand accounts are not for the faint of heart. If you can't stomach reading about zombies or gore, read elsewhere.-- Ed.
Paul Bunyan Day is June 28. Who’s Paul Bunyan, you ask? Well, he’s the biggest, tallest lumberjack ever to walk on American soil. He’s so big, he dug the Great Lakes so that his pet ox, Babe, would have a place to drink. He’s so big, his kitchen is ten miles square.