An NPR article by Elizabeth Blair, this article explores the shift in banned books. In 2020 most of the books that were banned shifted from the traditional Catcher in the Rye to books that dealt with racism and discrimination. The article also discusses some of the authors opinions on their books being banned.
An article from Science Focus by James Cutmore lists the different runner-ups in the 2021 Ocean Photography Award. Take a look at these thought-provoking and seemingly impossible photos. They will certainly brighten your day!
This article from NPR’s, Glenn Weldon, discusses the benefits of reading young adult books, especially for children from 12-18. It often helps kids deal with their own emotions and process different events happening in their life.
With kids going back to school, parents are getting ready for cold and flu season to kick into gear. Here is a list of 10 back-to-school health tips to help prevent colds and maintain good hygiene.
The Riverton Free Library is starting its Sunday book sales again. There will be a book sale on September 12th, 19th, and 26th in the basement from 1 pm to 3 pm. Hardback books are $0.50 and paperback books are $0.25. We look forward to seeing you there!