Before firefighters had even put all of the flames out at St. Croix Central Elementary school, Paul Rode, owner of Agave Kitchen, put out the call on Facebook. He asked for books for his alma mater, which had been set on fire yesterday morning.
Minneapolis is one of the top cities in the country when it comes to literacy.
It is the best of times, and not the worst of times, for both Minneapolis and St. Paul. Especially since a new survey suggests quite a few Twin Cities residents would know what book that first sentence references.
The Hennepin County Library has released the top 25 books read by adults, teens and children – and there are consistent authors and genre favorites.
St. Paul-based Books For Africa is teaming up with another nonprofit to send more than 2,500 Little Free Libraries to Africa over the next several years.
Even though it seems like every other day there’s a new reading device being launched, a lot of people still like the old fashion printed book.
In the past year hundreds of libraries have opened up in the Twin Cities. These libraries, however, are much small than traditional ones and are popping up in neighborhoods around the world.
Reading is arguably one of the most important lessons learned in school, but literacy can be a challenge for some students.
Millions of Americans now get their books on Kindles, Nooks, or iPads, but there can be a sticker shock. New books can cost $12.99 or $14.99, which got us wondering: Why do eBooks cost so much? Good Question.
If you’re a parent in need of some holiday gift ideas, the Hennepin County Library just released its list of the most read books of 2011.
Looking to add to your reading list? You’re in luck. Many Twin Cities authors are releasing new books for your literary enjoyment.
Coupons books like ‘Entertainment’ and ‘Enjoy The City’ may pay for themselves in no time.
Books For Africa says it has shipped around 1.9 million books to 21 African countries in the past 12 months, a new high for the St. Paul-based nonprofit.
“Gone With The Wind,” “The Godfather” and “The Wizard of Oz” are among the popular movies that started as a book. But there are far more films that flopped in transition. So, why is it that the book is often better than the movie?
Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]
Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann says she is weighing requests for her to write a book, which politicians sizing up the White House tend to do.
It’s quiz time for math students in a Little Falls fifth grade class. But instead of pouring through textbooks, they’re navigating touch screens. Apple iPads are on every student’s desk.
If you are a college student, planning on heading to college, or just an education nut, Kaplan has a deal for you — free eBooks!
Some local high school kids may be in trouble for hazing, but that got Mischke to wondering…has he ever been initiated into anything before? There are some very unusual books out there, and our host […]