reading

Minnesota author Cheryl Strayed used her hike (an expedition she was woefully unprepared for) on the Pacific Crest Trail to exorcise her personal demons. Another Minnesotan embarked on the same trip within a month of Wild's release for no other reason than turning 40 and wanting to.

Gail Francis on apowerful sense of optimism and feeling of being more connected to people and the country, how the context made all the difference and what she learned about helping others and allowing herself to be helped.

 

Unless you have a job that lets you travel to many exotic locations, it's hard to meet enough different kinds of people to really expand your horizons.

Of course, readers already know that one of the best ways to do that is through books.

Duluth Public Library

The Duluth Police Department's Mounted Patrol team will face a whole gang this afternoon: of readers.

The Duluth Public Library's Squad Car Storytime was actually the brainchild of the Duluth Police Department. 

But this week, young readers are going to get to hear a story - and learn more about the Mounted Patrol - straight from the horse's mouth.