National Library Week 2018

National Library Week 2018

National Library Week 2018 Join us this year during National Library Week 2018 from April 9 -14 as we celebrate how “Libraries Lead” at our NERL public library branches.  National Library Week is a yearly event designed to highlight the many services and contributions of our nation’s public, school, academic Read more…

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The Great American Read

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ PREMIERES TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018 8/7C THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us. The series will engage audiences with a list of 100 diverse Read more…

ALA Youth Media Awards

ALA 2018 Youth Media Award Winners

American Library Association announces 2018 Youth Media Award Winners The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults—including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards—at its Midwinter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. A list of all the 2018 award Read more…

Kazuo Ishiguro Is Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 was awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro “who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”. As a young man, Kazuo Ishiguro wanted to be a singer and songwriter. He Read more…