East Bay Library Won't Cancel Drag Queen Storytime Despite ComplaintsAn East Bay library is facing backlash over a children's event hosted by a drag queen that some parents say is inappropriate for youngsters.
San Francisco Libraries Latest To Consider Eliminating Overdue FinesSan Francisco is proposing to be the latest local jurisdiction to get rid of the fines in an effort to increase access to libraries.
Author Yvonne Talley Talks About Her New Book 'Breaking Up With Busy'Yvonne Talley leads meditation and de-stressing programs in Silicon Valley. She talks to BAF about her new book, Breaking Up With Busy.'
Library Fines Are A Thing Of The Past In Contra Costa CountyBook lovers in the East Bay are getting a big break. Contra Costa County has ended the long-time tradition of imposing fines for overdue books at its 26 public libraries. All past fines have been forgiven.
San Mateo County Library System Going Fine-FreeEffective Monday, San Mateo County libraries will no longer assess fines for late-return books and other material, to help ensure all county residents can borrow books.
San Francisco Main Library, Branches To Extend HoursStudents and workers with projects due on Monday mornings will have two more hours each week to get them done at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library, library officials said Thursday.
Contra Costa County Eliminates Public Library Late FeesContra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to eliminate overdue book fines at libraries in the county effective Jan. 1, citing concerns about the area's high cost of living.
Harris Plans Picture Book Edition Of MemoirSen. Kamala Harris, whose memoir comes out Jan. 8, isn't only writing for those of voting age.
Meet Renee Linnell, Author Of 'The Burn Zone'Author and self-described serial entrepreneur Renee Linnell has woven the tale of her involvement in a cult into a fascinating personal story, 'The Burn Zone.'
Author Sarah Ann Shockley Talks About 'The Pain Companion'Author Sarah Anne Shockley discusses her new book, 'The Pain Companion.'
Family Finds Grandmother Reviewed Every Book She Read In Secret CodeThe family of a 96-year-old in Connecticut has found a hidden treasure trove dedicated to every book the grandmother ever read.