On Tuesday, February 27th, the University of Maryland will host our very own National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Meg Medina, for the 2024 McLeod Lecture series: “Advocating for Books, Children and Imagination in a Time of Division.” This hybrid event is free to attend. The MacLeod lecture, a signature program of the university’s College …
The Library offers exciting literary programs this month as part of its "Live! at the Library" series on Thursday night, with bestselling YA writer Rebecca Ross; poet Major Jackson, host of the popular podcast "The Slowdown;" and leading historian Kerri Greenidge.
It's the first holiday season for "Bookmarked" blog! We did and tried a lot of fun things. Check out the year's highlights from our team, which includes U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Meg Medina.
It's been 150 years since Willa Cather was born, but conversations about her novels such as "My Ántonia" and "One of Ours" and her unconventional life continue and thrive in 2023. Read on about her life, her work and a statue dedicated to her memory.
Native American Heritage Month: both a great time for the vast histories of Native nations, and also the time to celebrate the contemporary lives, arts and cultures of Indigenous people in the 21st century. Check out these 6 authors and their recorded talks from past National Book Festivals.