City-wide reading program fosters community of young readers

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 03-29-2013 under NEWS

Every year the Grand Rapids Public Library hosts the One Book, One City reading program for Grand Rapids 4th graders. The program allows the public library to collaborate with individual school libraries for the benefit of Grand Rapids youth....

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Book Review: The Lacuna, Barbara Kingsolver

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 10-27-2009 under OPINION

 Once, over a decade ago, I picked up Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver and promptly put it down after the first chapter. There was a plainness about it that I found uninteresting. Earlier this year I found the same book at a used bookstore...

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