Memphis is known as the “Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll.” One of the city’s most famous recording studios was Sam Phillips’s Sun Studio down on Union … Continued
Looking Out at the Views While Sipping Lemonade
Beyonce’s and Drake’s newest albums may be their best to date.
Short Stories, Big Impact
Sherrie Flick’s new collection of flash fiction might come in teeny tiny packages, but these stories pack a punch.
Gardening with Kids
Gardening with kids can be fun and educational, but did you know that it’s also full of sensory benefits? Children learn about the world using their senses, and as they … Continued
Even though I absolutely love musicals, I realize they exist in a weird world. I scratched the surface and found these four oddities in our collection.
The Story of Beautiful Girl
Just as To Kill a Mockingbird was and still is, The Story of Beautiful Girl is also a game-changer, this time for people with developmental disabilities who were, once upon a time, “put away,” sent to stark and barbaric institutions with cringeworthy names like The School for the Incurable and Feebleminded, forgotten by families and by the world as a whole.
Remake Learning Days
The Library is celebrating innovation and creativity through STEM programs during Remake Learning Days, May 9-15.
Extinct? Think Again
In my opinion, all good novels have a twist. Whether it’s a case of mistaken identities, a long buried secret, or a suppressed desire threatening to disrupt a peaceful equilibrium … Continued
I Absolutely Didn’t Hate The Haters
Jesse Andrews, breakout author of the hit Me and Earl and the Dying Girl returns to the young adult genre with the equally great The Haters.
As May begins, the two pillars of American Hallmark holidays draw closer: Mother’s and Father’s Day. They promise luke-warm brunch for mom and a never-to-be-used power tool for dad. How … Continued