★ Roanoke’s BIG book event: Volunteer for Books on Wheels October 3 – 7

Think of it: an 18 wheeler filled with books - 40,000 of them.  That many words could form a novella. That many books can help shape the reading capacity of a generation in a community. But they don't just hop off the truck and into the hands of organizations and families. Volunteer to help sort… Continue reading ★ Roanoke’s BIG book event: Volunteer for Books on Wheels October 3 – 7

★ The risk and reward of the public book discussion: On the Salem Library Book Group

With the joy and risk that come with engaging diverse perspectives, public book groups spark important community conversations while enriching the reading experience.  Certainly that was the case for the dozen or so people gathered at the Salem Public Library recently for a well organized review of The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey… Continue reading ★ The risk and reward of the public book discussion: On the Salem Library Book Group