…lend support

This Monday marks day two of National Library Week. That’s right, there are a whole seven days dedicated to one of our nation’s greatest institutions.

…look for the good

On this, the first post-Golden Globe Flick Friday, a time I might traditionally talk about those forgotten by this year’s nominations, I find myself reflecting on a certain kind of optimism. Not the blind, everything will turn our alright kind, but the kind that always looks for the best in people. Let’s call it the Mary…

…book it

Put down the tablet, pause the Netflix marathon, it’s National Book Lovers Day! In the age of TLDR (too long didn’t read). It can be hard to remember the joy that a good book can bring…

…Read Out

Welcome to February, fellow crusaders! It’s the shortest month of the year, but it makes up for it with plenty of reasons to celebrate. There’s Black History Month, Groundhog Day, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day, and that’s only the first half of the month. Kicking off the month are two events that go together perfectly —…

…Open Up

Today marks the 2WC’s eighth anniversary, or to put it another way — it’s our blog birthday! It’s also Banned Books Week, which celebrates the power of words and the importance of freedom of speech in its written form. As you may have surmised we’re fans of this freedom (and books, too). This freedom is…

…Get Lost

Happy Read a Book Day! This is the kind of holiday that I could (and usually do) celebrate every day. Is there anything better than getting lost in a good book? Obviously the answer to that question is completely subjective, but for the purposes of celebrating the powers of reading let’s go with the simpler…