She loves another’s life…

Laura has it all: a successful career; a long marriage to a rich husband; Cherry is a young, beautiful girl, but she wants the golden life Laura has lived. A tragedy strikes, a decision is made and a lie is told—a lie that can change their lives forever. READ MORE...

Issue Number 47

For centuries people and organizations have tried to ban books and other materials ranging from the Bible to Harry Potter. Every September librarians put up displays for Banned Books Week in order to celebrate freedom of speech and our freedom to read. But, censorship is not one size fits all, nor is it always noticeable.  READ MORE...

From the Stacks - a few of our favorites - 1900: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum set out to write a fairy tale for children that was specifically American, not European. His work became popular immediately and the characters, tropes and phrases that he created remain recognizable to most Americans today. 
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Research Tip #4: Generate multiple research questions

Generate multiple research questions when you first begin exploring your topic.  SEE MORE...

Take a look inside the White House…

Michael Wolff shares a riveting story that’s just as fiery and volatile as Trump himself.  Wolff provides an abundance of detail on the chaos in the Oval Office. The questions he answers include: What do President Trump’s staff really think of him?
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Exhibit: "Louder Than Words: A Portrait of the Black Panther Movement", February 1-May 15, 2018

Celebrate Black History month!  Curated by Black Panther Party Archivist and Historian Bill X Jennings, Louder than Words: A Portrait of the Black Panther Movement focuses on the Party’s social justice and community programs.  READ MORE...

Coming April 2018: Jennifer Farrell, Starshaped Press

Since 1999, Jennifer Farrell has operated Starshaped Press in Chicago, focusing on printing everything from business cards to posters, as well as custom commissions, wholesale ephemera and limited edition prints & books.  READ MORE...

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