As attempts to ban books mount across the county, Chicago has created “sanctuaries for books”: “Encourage and Alert” | Arts and entertainment

A glass shelf displaying some of the nation’s most notable and challenging books decorates the entrance to the Lincoln Belmont branch of the Chicago Public Library. Books are surrounded by yellow tape and red banners directing the attention of those walking inside to titles that have been banned or attempted to be banned in other … Read more

One Read panel discusses mental health resources for teens | Sweetened

The Daniel Boone Regional Library hosted a panel focused on adolescent mental health and resources to support it Wednesday night at the Boone County Center for History and Culture. The event, “I’m Listening: A Single Reading Panel on Adolescent Mental Health,” featured Tina Edholm, field counseling specialist in human development, and Heather Harlan, public health … Read more