Well, that’s according to Groucho Marks. This much I know: The books we read while children stay with us our whole lives.
One of my favorites is “Frog and Toad Are Friends,” written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel and published in 1970.
On Aug. 18, four days after the rains stopped, librarian Trey Veazey walked through the front doors of his Baton Rouge, Louisiana, elementary school to see if anything could be salvaged.
Geeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year’s best food books seems to fall into one of those categories.
Candy Grant tries to tell the story without becoming emotional, but a telltale waver in the voice and eyes that tear up testify to the fear and upheaval breast cancer blind-sided her with six years ago.
The Columbus Municipal School Board rejected a request of almost $2 million dollars from interim school superintendent Edna McGill, a move that could prevent students from having the proper textbooks for the 2014-15 school year.
Officials from the state fire marshal’s office are investigating a fire at Campus Book Mart that caused a considerable loss to merchandise due to heat and smoke damage, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.
Take a book, return a book. The concept is brilliantly simple. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by, pick up a book to read, then bring it back, or leave another to share in its place.
A free book mailed each month to every child under the age of 5 in Lowndes County.
That is the ultimate goal of Lowndes County Imagination Library, a non-profit effort The Dispatch launched last week in partnership with the Arts Council.
The Millport Public Library will begin receiving more than 100 new books beginning today after receiving a grant from Weyerhaeuser Co., librarian Linda Ferguson announced at the Millport Town Council meeting Monday.
Texas has seen the future of the public library, and it looks a lot like an Apple Store: Rows of glossy iMacs beckon. iPads mounted on a tangerine-colored bar invite readers. And hundreds of other tablets stand ready for checkout to anyone with a borrowing card.