A recent decision by a book publisher to limit public library’s access to eBooks should be of concern not only to library patrons in King County, but to readers and authors everywhere.
There's still time to complete Summer Reading! If you're looking for books to fulfill your minutes or just looking for a new book to read during the long summer days, this list of books for middle and high school students is a good place to start.
King County Councilmember and Des Moines Library user Dave Upthegrove finished this year's 10 to Try reading challenge and shares his picks.
On this episode of The Desk Set, we're talking about books about history. First, we talk to Amy Stewart about her historical mysteries, starting with Girl Waits With Gun, that star the real-life Kopp sisters, and her nonfiction on plants, bugs, and more. Then, Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan discusses her historical thriller Manhattan Beach, her research process, and the lives of American women in the 1940s. Finally, Jeopardy champion and author Ken Jennings tells us about overdue library books, his podcast Omnibus, and presidential snacks.
If you're a Libby user, you may have noticed some changes with a recent update. Read on for details about Apple CarPlay, accessibility, and more.