Want To Live Longer? Read A BookNew research shows a link between reading, and living a longer life.
Volunteer Network Has East Bay Kids 'Succeeding By Reading'
7 Best Books Written By Internet CelebritiesThere used to be a day when celebrities were movie stars and rock stars. The World Wide Web changed everything and created a whole new brand of star: the Internet sensation.
Raiders Player And Wife Share Books And Hope With East Bay KidsRead, understand, succeed, and hope - or "R.U.S.H." -- that's the message from this week's Jefferson Award winners, and Oakland Raiders player and his wife.
7 Best Books For Fall Book Club PicksSchool is back in session and the first hint of fall is in the air, grown-ups are hitting the books, too. Here are 7 picks your club will love to cozy up to this autumn.
Best New Books For Spring Book Club PicksSpring has sprung, the weather is (finally!) warming up, and we are excited gather over a glass of crisp white wine and discuss the seasons hottest books with our favorite girlfriends. Our sister company, Simon & Schuster, is celebrating the resurgence of sunshine and greenery with the book club picks to keep you and your club reading throughout cherry blossom season.
'Robotic' Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping CenterApparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.
Best Book Club Picks For Women's History MonthMarch is Women’s History Month and our sister company Simon & Schuster has put together a list of book club picks that celebrate female voices!
Best Books Based In San Francisco: Something To Read On A Cold Winter NightA 2015 New Year's resolution to read more books could be made all the more interesting by including several of the best books ever written in and about the City by the Bay.
Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other 'Boy' StuffA seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.
Jefferson Award Winner Gives Gift Of Reading To Sonoma County FamiliesIt's a gift you can carry away, it's free, and it comes to you. It's the inspiration of this week's Jefferson Award winner, Glen Weaver.
Jefferson Award Winner Makes Reading Routine For Young East Bay StudentsAccording to the National Assessment on Educational Progress, only 34 percent of American 4th graders can read at their grade level. Students who can’t read proficiently by the 4th grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.