Such an Age to Inspire

Such an Age to Inspire

Released only a few hours before the new year, Such a Fun Age has already established its spot at the top of the must-read lists. In its rise to the top, the book has managed to acquire the attention of Emmy winner Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions. Image Via Bloomsbury Publishing After having been rejected from the nine schools she applied to, Kiley Reid took her time to write about her experiences as a babysitter in New York. With 320 words, Reid was able to produce a well-written story about race and privilege through the eyes of a young black …

No Late Fees at the Free Library of Philadelphia

No Late Fees at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Philadelphians will now be able to access library books without worrying about a late fee. This past Wednesday, there was a vote from the board of trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia to approve a measure to drop late fees on most overdue books. The board is excited to welcome past customers who have overdue books and other materials back into the library. Image via Free Library of Philadelphia   The board of trustees chair, Pamela Dembe, says “We are delighted to be able to join libraries from across the country in removing overdue materials fines as a barriers …