Holiday Food Traditions Table
Sharing Our Holiday Food Traditions

By Gilcy Aquino


Oh, the holidays! The lights! The decorations! The FOOD! If you’re anything like me, food is the only thing you’ve been thinking about since I said “holidays.” It’s that time of year when it’s socially acceptable to loosen your pants and go back for your 4th—or maybe 5th—plate of food without judgement. We asked our staff about their holiday food traditions and honestly, my mouth is already watering thinking about all of this deliciousness. Bon appétit! Read more

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Heather running
Running Sucks. Reading Doesn’t. How audiobooks transformed a reluctant runner’s routine.

By Heather Job, publicist for Listening Library

One of my favorite jokes to make, when people tell me they’ve taken up running, is “What are you running from?” One of my other favorite jokes to make, when people tell me they’ve taken up running, is “You can’t run from death.” People don’t tend to think these jokes are very funny, but I stand by them. Read more

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Allison Varnes Property of the Rebel Librarian
Author Allison Varnes: Audiobooks Make Reading Fun

During my eight years as a special education teacher, I frequently worked with high school students who struggled to be independent readers, due to disabilities and weak decoding and fluency skills. For them, reading meant devoting their energy to decoding the text, leaving no room for expressive reading. Read more

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