libraries

Why 'The Simpsons' matters to Disney+

30 years ago, Bart Simpson and his alter-ego "El Barto" were everywhere: On TV, of course, but also magazine covers and t-shirts, and in video games, doing "The Bartman," and telling everyone not to lay

It's Banned Books Week

Books have long been the source of changing perspectives, but not without some controversy.

Civil rights activist Emily Clyburn dies at 80

Emily Clyburn, the longtime librarian, civil rights activist and wife to Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking African American member of Congress, died Thursday morning at the age of 80, the congressman's office announced.

5 New York exhibitions that honor Stonewall's legacy

This June will be a month of celebration in New York, as the city ushers in the sixth edition of WorldPride. The timing is especially powerful because 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall uprising, the precursor to the contemporary pride parade as we know it.

New Jersey man returns library book 53 years late

A New Jersey middle school probably thought that its long-lost gem was gone forever. Yet after 53 years, Harry Krame walked back into Memorial Middle School's library and returned a book he checked out when he was a student.