Punk for a Day Day (say that a million times fast…) is a totally made-up holiday, sure, but what a fun one! As someone who grew up on the Ramones, Dead Boys, the Adicts, etc., this fake holiday couldn’t be more fitting. Since working at the Library, I’ve come to truly appreciate all the cool […]
Author Archive | Robin K.
I’m not going to lie, sheltering in place was hard. My fiancé, Artie, and I (along with our boisterous cat Bolan), live in a small apartment in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago and we definitely felt the minuscule square footage of our home. I know, sheltering in place is no one’s first choice, but to […]
We visited the Teen Underground to see exactly what was happening. Here’s what we saw. The scene is set: teen boys, aged 13-15, sit anxiously in front of computers. They’re playing Minecraft in the Lower Level of the Library where two librarians—Donna Block and Rachel Colias—have worked together to energize Teen Underground, a space where […]
The anticipation is over and we’re so excited to announce the winners of the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards 2020! Every year, the ALA honors authors and creators of various media outlets for children and teens. These awards are not only given as a way to celebrate creativity and originality of the creators, they’re […]