- Oct 17, 2020
- 4 min
In Her Own Hand: What Book Treasures Came to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair?
The Possibilities of a Handwritten Name My sister was born almost three years ahead of me. When we were children, that age difference...
- Sep 24, 2019
- 5 min
Sleuthing the Books: An Autumn Adventure
My husband and I can never resist a sign that says “library book sale.” On an autumn afternoon filled with brilliant colors and...
- May 6, 2018
- 4 min
They Never Wearied of Stories: Discover a Surprising Children's Library
What can the height of a table tell you? If you walked into a special children's library of long ago, a small table could tell you a...
- Aug 7, 2015
- 3 min
Books on the Move: The Traveling Lighthouse Library
Dawn streaked the sky with gold and lavender as Assistant Lightkeeper Bel Sinclair opened the tower door. After finishing her watch at...