Walter Dean Myers named Young People’s Book Ambassador

On Tuesday Mr. Myers, 74, will be named the national ambassador for young people’s literature, a sort of poet laureate of the children’s book world who tours the country for two years, speaking at schools and libraries about reading and literacy. As an African-American man who dropped out of high school but built a successful […]

eBook Expo @JVBrown Library

Did you get a Kindle or Nook for Christmas? Did you know that you can borrow books from the James V. Brown Library for free?!?!? Learn how at their eBook Expo or check out their audiobook and eBook portal, listentobooks.org. (Yes, you can also borrow audiobooks to listen to on your reader or with an […]

Stephen King’s latest 11/22/63

I bought 11/22/63 over Thanksgiving break and finally finished it late last week. It is the story of Jake, a high school English teacher who finds out about a time-travel portal that takes you to September 6, 1958 (every time). He’s encouraged by Al, the person who first found the portal, to go back and […]