Protesters Demand Mpls. Schools Cancel Contract With Company Over Racist BooksProtesters interrupted a Minneapolis school board meeting Tuesday night and brought it to an abrupt end. They were demanding that the district cancel a contract with a company that provided children’s books filled with racial stereotypes.
Summer Reading Picks You Can Actually Read Any Time Of YearThe Internet is full of summer reading lists and I’ve always wanted to recommend six works of literature to bored strangers online, so I put together this selection of books I suppose you could read on a beach if you really want.
11 Fantastic Audiobooks You Can’t MissThey say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but judging by the immersive experience of these eleven audiobooks, sound can be worth a whole lot more.
'Floating Library' Connects Books To BoatersOn this sunny Saturday, we take you to a library checkout line that was very backed up. But the available books were in a rather unique location -- the middle of Silver Lake in St. Anthony. Silverwood Park is hosting a unique to way for storytelling this weekend, called "The Floating Library."
Wander Minnesota: 'Inspired By Books' At The MIAAt the Minneapolis Institute of Arts , of course there's always so much going on around visual arts. But the museum also offers frequent tours of a literary bent: Inspired by Books, tours that combine the museum's extensive visual arts collection with themed explorations of books.
7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.
Owner Of One-Of-A-Kind Stillwater Bookstore Looking To SellA very unique bookstore in downtown Stillwater is looking for a storybook ending. St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers has some of the rarest and oldest books and maps in Minnesota.
5 Books To Give Dad For Father's Day GiftsDads can be tough to shop for. But don’t let the pressure of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift fill you with dread. Whether he’s into baseball, history or humor, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that your dad will love.
6 Books To Give Mom For Mother's Day GiftsOur moms do so much for us. Each Mother’s Day, we want to find the perfect gift to show just how much we love and appreciate them. Whether your mom loves novels or memoirs or home cooking, our sister company Simon & Schuster is back with a book that she’ll love.
Best New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Bookstore In MinnesotaThere's nothing better than curling up with a good book, especially during a cold snap in the middle of spring. But where's the best place to find a good read? You voted, and sent WCCO to St. Cloud to discover Books Revisited.
Wander Minnesota: Connecting Readers To BooksThis week marks the arrival of a large literary conference in Minneapolis, the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.