Every year, the American Library Association’s Feminist Task Force (part of the Social Responsibilities Round Table) unveils their picks for the Amelia Bloomer Project. The booklist, named for 19th century newspaper editor and suffragist, Amelia Bloomer, features books about girls and women that push the idea of traditional gender roles and stereotypes. These books also […]
Author Archive | Robin K.
I want to start off by saying that baseball isn’t my thing. Growing up, I was an “indoors” kid and didn’t really bother myself with sports at all. The only thing I really know about Chicago baseball is that we are a divided city and our blood either runs blue and red or black and […]
On Saturday, February 24, 2018 the Niles-Maine District Library hosts its 2nd Annual Teen Job Fair. Close to 90 teens attended last year, as well as businesses from around the area. This year, some participating businesses include: Target, Panera, Kumon and Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation. The Teen Job Fair targets teens and new adults […]
Today is Valentine’s Day and some of us don’t have fancy pants plans of big dinners downtown or roses sprinkled across the bed. I know I’ll be spending today cuddled up on a couch with my boyfriend while we stuff our faces with Lou Malnati’s pizza and binge cheesy romance movies all night. And honestly, […]