February 16, 2018

Toronto Public Library Enters Alternate Reality (Gaming)

Every April, the Toronto Public Library (TPL) runs its Keep Toronto Reading program, a month-long celebration which includes a big community read of a single title. But this is the first year patrons will be able to enter, and interact with, the world of the chosen book.

Books for Dudes: Men in Captivity, Ode de Bradbury & Heavy Metal for the Coffee Table

I thought my BEA experience was going down as the best ever. From the fabulous gift basket to the backstage jamming with Neil Young and Jimmy Kimmel doing fart jokes, I had a blast. Then reality hit me. Or rather, I got hit in the face by some hella powerful little dude! It was only […]

Ray Bradbury, Science-Fiction Writer and Library Fan, Dies at 91

Famed science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury, who published more than 500 works—including the often banned Fahrenheit 451—died peacefully June 5 after a long illness. He was 91. Bradbury referred to himself as a “hybrid author,” with his works ranging from humorous and sympathetic stories to horror and mysteries. “I am completely in love with movies, and […]