Special Event 18th Annual Summer Reading Extravaganza Main (Oakland) Challenge your friends this summer to read, read, and read some more! The fun begins June 10 with an outdoor festival for all ages. Learn more... Booklist Best Books for Babies Check out this year's Best Books for Babies, because learning begins at birth! Author Visit Made Local: Sarah Menkedick Main (Oakland) A story of a traveler come home to the farm; of becoming a mother in spite of reservations and doubt; and of learning to appreciate the power and beauty of the quotidian, Homing Instincts speaks to the deepest concerns and hopes of a generation. In the News Pittsburgh Teens Record Audiobooks For The Blind And Visually Impaired Read about the remarkable teens from Obama Academy who are creating audiobooks for children with visual, physical or reading disabilities. On the Blog Urban Homesteading Resources for gardening and growing the good stuff! Apply Labsy Awards Teens, submit your original creations, inventions and works of art in the annual Labsy Awards! Stream & Download eBooks Audiobooks Videos Music Magazines New & Notable Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy Angela Garbes Mother of Invention Caeli Wolfson Widger Motherhood Sheila Heti The Perfect Mother Aimee Molloy The Seasons of My Mother: A Memoir of Love, Family, and Flowers Marcia Gay Harden Would You Do That to Your Mother?: The "Make Mom Proud" Standard for How to Treat Your Customers Jeanne Bliss Staff Picks Lydia Allegheny Carnegie's Maid An enjoyable mix of a little local history, a little library love, a little clean romance and a little Upstairs Downstairs. What's not to love? Courtney Brookline Octogenarian Protagonists Authors took note from A Man Called Ove and now, more than ever, there are books about older characters that audiences can relate to and root for.