The Harriet Tubman Prize is awarded annually to a distinguished nonfiction book published in the United States on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World. A Readers’ Committee of scholars and librarians selects a short list of …Read More
At the Amazon Book Review Blog, author James Patterson offers a few reading suggestions. Surely you know James Patterson. He has sold hundreds of millions of books. He is probably best known for his Alex Cross series of thrillers.…Read More
Monday, October 19, 7:00 PM.
We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of Beneath the 12-Mile Reef.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, champion of gender equality, has died at age 87.
“Our nation has lost a justice of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. Today we mourn but with confidence …Read More
Military Historian, writer, educator and Retired United States Army Colonel, David M. Glantz is the 14th recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.
From the award announcement, “Glantz is the …Read More
The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize is an annual award given to a work of children’s literature voted on by the booksellers of Waterstones the biggest book retailer. First awarded in 2005, the purpose of the prize is “to uncover hidden …Read More
Saturday, October 24, 5:30 PM.
Our Fall Family Fun Fest concludes as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of Disney/Pixar's Coco.
Please register to reserve a parking spot for your vehicle, not for the number of passengers.
Monday, October 12, 7:00 PM.
We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of A Farewell To Arms.
I only gave Iain Reid’s novel, I’m Thinking of Ending Things one star on Goodreads when I read it in 2016, but the fact that Charlie Kaufman, writer of Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, …Read More
One by One by Ruth Ware
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Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
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The Invention of Sound by Chuck Palahniuk
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September 14 - 28, 2020.
We’re excited to join the Libraries Transform Book Pick is a digital reading program that connects readers nationwide by offering free access to the same ebook through Overdrive/Libby, with no holds or waiting lists.
From September 14th through 28th, Norridge and Harwood Heights residents can enjoy and discuss Book of the Little Axe by Lauren Francis-Sharma.
The Lodestar Award is an award given annually to a book published for young adult readers in the field of science fiction or fantasy. The name of the award was chosen because a lodestar is “a star that guides or …Read More
In a streaming ceremony, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention announced the winners of the 2020 Hugo Awards. The Hugos, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The Hugo Awards are voted on by members of …Read More
Yewande Omotoso’s 2017 novel, The Woman Next Door, was a far-reaching examination of difficult personalities, and her debut, Bom Boy shares a lot of the same DNA.
Bom Boy follows the South African life of Leke, a young man …Read More
Monday, October 05, 7:00 PM.
We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz.
The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in …Read More
Last month, during a virtual Comic Con International, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced. Scroll all the way to the bottom to watch a video of the award ceremony, hosted by Phil Lamarr.
Commonly shortened to the Eisners, …Read More
All the Devils are Here by Louise Penny
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The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante
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When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole
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Monday, September 28, 7:00 PM.
We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of the original version of A Star is Born.
Today, author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and translator Michele Hutchison were awarded the Booker International Prize for the novel The Discomfort of Evening.
Each year the International Prize is given to a book translated into English in order to encourage …Read More
Called a “necessary reimagining of genre fiction” by Wired and a “middle finger to a century of racist sci-fi, HBO’s newest series, Lovecraft Country, based on the novel by Matt Ruff, follows Atticus Freeman on a road trip …Read More
The King of Staten Island
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The Flash: Season Six
Chicago Fire: Season Eight
At the Amazon Book Review Blog, author Jonathan Kellerman offers a few summer reading picks. Jonathan Kellerman is and Edgar and Anthony Award winning author best known for his popular mystery novels featuring the child psychologist Alex Delaware. His …Read More
Since 2004, the Golden Crown Literary Society has been working to increase the visibility and quality of lesbian-themed literature. The GCLS Literary Awards, also known as The Goldies, are presented each year at the Annual GCLS Conference to recognize excellence …Read More