October 2020 LibraryReads Hall of Fame

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Any writers who appear on the list three times are moved into the Hall of Fame to recognize their new books while making room on the main list for less well known authors.


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October 2020 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released ...


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Books for Fans of Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries, the classic, long-running documentary series exploring unsolved crimes, missing persons cases, and paranormal phenomena is back. It’s been reported that almost 15% of Netflix’s 180 million subscribers have watched the reboot’s first six episodes since they started …


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2020 Christopher Award Winners

First presented in 1949, the Christopher Awards were established by Father James Keller to salute media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.” Their goal is to encourage men, women and children to pursue excellence in creative arenas …


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2020 Harriet Tubman Prize Finalists

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 …


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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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 …


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2020 Hugo Award Winners

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 …


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2020 GLAAD Media Awards

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 …


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