| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:22 PM
You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:04 AM
With his slit-like eyes, spiky nails and Fu Manchu mustache, this Chinese mastermind’s appearance was about as subtle as his […]...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:11 AM
In a study released Wednesday, Pew reports that an overwhelming majority of Americans value libraries. Ninety-five percent of Americans 16 and older say that libraries are important because of the opportunities and resources they provide, and because they...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Carrying a shotgun, a machete, a bandolier of ammunition and a backpack with three incendiary devices, Karl Halverson Pierson entered Arapahoe High School and launched 80 seconds of terror as he hunted his debate coach, who was...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Over the last two decades, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has become known as one of popular culture’s great visionaries. He’s […]...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Drawings, photographs, clippings and correspondence documenting the career of renowned movie costume designer Michael Woulfe have been acquired by the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Woulfe, who died in...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Dolly Parton was a fireball of energy when she called for a quick 10-minute chat about her forthcoming album, “Blue Smoke,” and the companion tour that takes her to Australia in February and then across Europe next summer, with some U.S. dates...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Thirty boxes of stuff -- the kind of thing a frustrated spouse might suggest be cleared out of the garage -- is being donated to the L.A. Public Library, which has accepted the lot with much enthusiasm.
The boxes belong to Dr. Melvin Schrier, a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There's a new way to get movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks for free on the Internet. And no, it's not piracy -- it's through public libraries.
Hoopla Digital, a Netflix-like service for library card holders, on Wednesday announced agreements with ...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
BONN, Germany — The slightest hint that a lost manuscript, letter or personal artifact of the great German composer Ludwig van Beethoven might exist and be available for acquisition is enough to get Michael Ladenburger's adrenaline pumping.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Bestselling author James Patterson was named a champion at the Library of Congress this week -- the first-ever Champion of its Young Readers Center.
The 5-year-old Young Readers Center is the only part of the Library of Congress that encourages...