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Taika Waititi Leads All-Star Reading of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Fund COVID-19 Relief

Taika Waititi will lead an all-star reading of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH on YouTube to fund COVID-19 relief.

Chicago Public Library Calls Staff Back to Work, Plans Full Reopen June 1

Chicago Public Library calling back staff endangers them -- as much as opening for scaled-down regular service June 1 endangers its communities.

PERCY JACKSON TV Series is Coming to Disney+

After many months of speculation, Rick Riordan has announced that Disney+ is developing his Percy Jackson series.

Best Translated Book Award 2020 Shortlists Announced

The Best Translated Book Award 2020 shortlists for both the fiction and poetry awards have been announced at The Millions. Founded ...

HAMILTON Broadway Recording Set for Accelerated Release

The film version of Hamilton will debut on Disney+ on July 3, over a full year ahead of the originally planned theatrical release.

Watch the New Trailer for THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB Netflix Series

Watch the first teaser trailer for the Baby-Sitters club series coming to Netflix this July!

13 Pioneering Black American Librarians You Oughta Know

Here are 12 pioneering Black American librarians, but this is only a fraction of the black librarians who have left a lasting legacy in librarianship.

The Most Popular Books In Libraries, January–March 2020

These were the most popular books in libraries to kick off 2020. What have you read? Missed? Want to pick up from your library or bookstore next?

Andy Serkis Will Read THE HOBBIT for the NHS

Andy Serkis will read THE HOBBIT online as a fundraising effort to benefit the NHS.

How Local Literary Communities Can Find Strength During Social Distancing

A local virtual book club strengthens the local literary scene, cultivates a diverse community, and celebrates the power of stories and books.

Daniel Radcliffe Leads All-Star Harry Potter Read-Along

Daniel Radcliffe will lead an all-star read-along of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Announcing the 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 2020 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday via YouTube livestream.

Bookish Causes to Support During #GivingTuesdayNow

If you're looking to support some bookish causes for #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving to raise funds in light of COVID-19, we've got your list.

MIDNIGHT SUN Is Coming: Stephenie Meyer Announces New (Old) Book

Stephenie Meyer's long-shelved MIDNIGHT SUN is coming to shelves in August, telling the story through the eyes of Edward the vampire.

The Stay Home, Stay Reading Virtual Initiative to Support Authors

Stay Home, Stay Reading is a virtual project initiated by two Pakistani writers to support authors unable to promote their books due to the pandemic.