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Updated Apr 24, 2016 at 3:07 PM

Words are free, but the way you use them might be costly.

Updated Apr 15, 2016 at 9:06 AM

“Poetry at its best is transformative. You have a transcendent moment when in the process of listening you're no longer in your own state of existence, but sharing in this whole other world.” - Poet Jamie Brown, from Milton

Updated Apr 7, 2016 at 2:47 PM

“The community is probably just not aware of what all we have to offer. We just want to share with the community. Libraries are the heart of the community, but we’re just not getting to show all of that – and we really want...

Updated Apr 1, 2016 at 2:43 PM

"Books can be very expensive to buy. Borrowing a book from the library or school is great, but having ones that you can keep for your very own is so special." - Jocelyn Kraft, an 11-year-old from Milford who started "Make A Change Books" for needy...

Updated Mar 29, 2016 at 2:39 PM

American girls ages 13 to 19 live in two worlds, the real and the virtual. They interact with both worlds simultaneously — though the more absorbing of their worlds is the virtual one they hold in their hands. They spend between nine and 11 hours on...

Updated Feb 18, 2016 at 10:20 AM

An estimated 3,000 people are expected to attend March 19-20.

Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 9:56 AM

When Seth Grahame-Smith came up with the idea for a mash-up of Jane Austen’s most popular book and a tale of today’s probably equally popular armies of the undead – resulting in the 2009 novel “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” – he had no idea that...

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 10:32 AM

Elizabeth Marro’s affecting and beautiful first novel, “Casualties,” does not shy away from shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting. She takes us places we don’t want to go, makes us look, makes us feel. Her characters’ journey...

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