World’s Strangest

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At the Libraries: No Donations Welcome

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment! Looking for a way to combine your love of books and of Sir Mix-A-Lot? Bless you, Etsy. * If you have a child, or are a children’s librarian, [...]

Mo Willems and The State

Parents probably recognize Mo Willems as the animator and writer behind the award-winning Pigeon series of books. What they probably don’t know is that he played a role in the formation of one of the most beloved sketch comedy troupes of the 1990s. When Willems first arrived at New York University in the late 1980s, he [...]