On May 3, the James Beard Foundation announced awards for cookbooks and food writing for 2013. The Beard Awards, named for the American cookbook author and teacher, are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in North America.Below is a short list of award winning titles owned by the library system:Cookbook of the Year
Just because this year’s Pride parade has come and gone, that doesn’t mean that you have no more resources to GLBTQ materials. Here are some examples of resources you can find at the library, as well as some fiction reads featuring GLBTQ characters.
The date: April 14, 1865. Washington D.C. was still celebrating the surrender of the Confederacy at Appomattox the week before. Abraham Lincoln and his Cabinet were developing plans for reconstruction when his second term ended at the hands of John Wilkes Booth and his derringer pistol. The rest, as they say, is history.
Waiting by Ha Jin was the fifth book in the book discussion series "Ethical Dilemmas" conducted by Phil Burnham, professor at George Mason University. I overheard some of the discussion as it was taking place within earshot of the circulation desk at Cleveland Park. I was intrigued b