The Handmaid’s Tale, 2017

I was fortunate enough to catch a preview for the upcoming The Handmaid's Tale miniseries adaptation. The novel's often assigned in high school and college literature and women's studies classes. Unlike a lot of dystopian fiction, it focuses on the little details of everyday life, rather than technological and plot machinations. Somehow, her quick, quiet sketch […]

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All-Ages Comics, Women’s Stories, and Immigration: Reading Challenge Marches On

The Read Harder Challenges that Karen, Betsy, and William tackled last month included: read a Book Written by an Immigrant or With Immigration as a Central Theme, read an All-Ages Comic, and Read a Collection of Stories by a Woman. (See this post for more ideas for each challenge category, courtesy of library staff and customers […]

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Pick the Poet

Your world is as big as you make it. I know, for I used to abide In the narrowest nest in a corner, My wings pressing close to my side. But I sighted the distant horizon Where the skyline encircled the sea And I throbbed with a burning desire To travel this immensity. I battered […]

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Wall to wall books and more at the Friends of the Pima County Public Library Book Sale!

A message from our Friends (of the Library, that is)! Are you looking for a great read? Do you want to support the Pima County Public Library? Then mark your calendar for the next Friends of the Pima County Public Library Book Sale beginning April 15 (Members’ ½ Off Sale) and April 21–24 (Community Sale). […]

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