It’s Friday! If you weren’t on Twitter this week, here’s what you missed in the world of libraries and literature. Sadly, it was also quite a week for race-related and conflict-oriented news, so I added a current events section as well.
- @claritybear Via @nprnews: Merry Bloomsday! For Communion With Joyce, Raise A Sacramental Guinness http://n.pr/1MZgobp
- @galleycat Animal Stars of Literature: INFOGRAPHIC http://adweek.it/1QBgaMZ
#Fantasyisreal How can writing/reading Fantasy illuminate the world we live in? @marierutkoski @jk_rowling What’s YOUR fave fantasy story?
- @catagator We asked how you organize your books and you answered. Here are the results from 111 responses! http://www.stackedbooks.org/2015/06/how-do-you-organize-your-books-follow-up.html …
- @diversityinya Moving Beyond “Pretty” by
@jackiedolamore http://wp.me/p3PmoW-1oX http://www.diversityinya.com/2015/06/moving-beyond-pretty/ …
- @pragmaticmom 16 Great Diversity Graphic Novels for Kids and Teens http://bit.ly/1R04vCo via
- @sljournal DEVOTED: Religion, Feminism, and the Case for Compassion , a
#FSYALit guest post by author Corey Ann Haydu http://ow.ly/Oxsnt TLT
- @studio360show Do we need fewer scenes of rape and violence on TV?
@csmonitor says yes: http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/the-monitors-view/2015/0604/A-rape-glut-on-TV-How-viewers-can-respond?cmpid=TW …
- @YAHollywood THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL
@DiaryTheMovie Poster and Stills @Chris_Meloni @bdpowley http://youngadulthollywood.com/film/the-diary-of-a-teenage-girl-trailerposterstills/ …
- @yahighway Cover Reveal and Giveaway: FIRSTS by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn http://bit.ly/1HOFoSv
- @jodimeadows Reminder about this giveaway for an ARC of THE MIRROR KING: http://www.yabookscentral.com/blog/it-s-live-cover-reveal-the-mirror-king-by-jodi-meadows-giveaway-us-only#.VX8eyX2QkiI.twitter …
- @EpicReads It’s live!! Cover Reveal: The Girl From Everywhere by
@heidiheilig + Giveaway: http://www.yabookscentral.com/blog/it-s-live-cover-reveal-the-girl-from-everywhere-by-heidi-heilig-giveaway-us-only#.VYRD_Cyl8qk.twitter …
Librarianship/Youth Culture/Youth Services
- @BenAffleck Thank you
@FLOTUS for #LetGirlsLearn commitment in #DRC & working with local orgs to close girls secondary edu gap. http://www.whitehouse.gov/letgirlslearn
- @ewein2412 Coolest story in FOREVER. 15-yr.-old girl youngest black pilot to fly across USA- taking 87 yr old Tuskegee vet along http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/kimberly-anyadike-15-youngest-african-american-female-pilot-plane-cross-country-article-1.399825 …
- @SchomburgEd .
@SchomburgJSP encourages young people to take part in a dynamic program that combines history, art & activism! http://ow.ly/OmkSO
Trending Current Events
- @stacylwhitman Big human rights issue happening in Dominican Republic right now. http://www.thenation.com/blog/209745/we-regret-inform-you-4-days-you-and-your-family-will-be-deported-haiti# …
- @salon There’s no defense whatsoever for
#RachelDolezal after her @TODAYshow interview http://slnm.us/jGfLkh8
- @Time Watch live: Donald Trump makes a ‘major announcement’ http://ti.me/1GbG2UA
- @catagator You can donate to the Charleston County Public Library’s Friends of the Library Group: https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/CharlestonFriendsoftheLibr/OnlineRegistration.html …
–Hannah Gómez, currently reading Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton