Contest: Andrew Carnegie Medals

Updated February 11, 2018: Thank you for sharing your recommendations with us! We’ve contacted the winners of this drawing. Adults, let us know in the comments which of these Andrew Carnegie titles you recommend for a chance to win an official Andrew Carnegie Medal tote bag plus a Chicago Public Library cup, pen and highlighter…
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Happy Birthday, Jane Fonda

With her 80th birthday coming up on December 21, and with her acting career as busy as ever, I'm paying my respects to Jane Fonda, wishing her a happy birthday, sharing an overview of some of her career highlights, and recommending some of my favorite Fonda films along the way. Let's start with Barefoot in the…
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Top Picks: Hollywood History

The Oscars are upon us once again, so pop some popcorn and get ready to read. We recommend our top picks for Hollywood history. Wow your friends at the next Oscar party or water cooler chat with your extensive knowledge of Tinseltown lore. Climb aboard. Your tour bus is about to depart. Folks always ask…
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Farewell, Carrie Fisher

Beloved actress and author Carrie Fisher has died at age 60. She will be greatly missed by her legions of fans and admirers. Let's take a brief look back at her career highlights for those still catching up with her or wanting to revisit her work. Fame came to this daughter of Hollywood legend Debbie…
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