July Literary Holidays

Today is National Wine and Cheese Day. While not in itself a literary holiday, a good book goes very well with wine and cheese. Pardon me while I nibble on a page…mmmmm. There are only a few days left in the month, but it’s not too late to participate in some of July’s literary holidays: […]

Video Preview–The Ice Palace Waltz by Barbara L. Baer

In The Ice Palace Waltz, two Jewish immigrant families—the rough and ready Western pioneers and the smooth, “our crowd” New Yorkers—come together in a riveting family saga amid the financial and social tumult of early twentieth century America. Video courtesy of the publisher, Open Books.

15 Of The Best Quotes About Libraries

In these challenging times, education and entertainment are important for everyone’s mental health. Although many library doors are closed for the safety of both staff and patrons, there are so many resources available online. I know in my own local library, they’ve continued to add resources to support the community, even when they are closed. […]