News to Wake Your Brain Cells April 24


10 soothing children’s books that adults should read too – Romper

Jean Little was her family’s poet and a pioneer in the Canadian kidlit community – Quill & Quire

The MIT Press and Candlewick Press to collaborate on new imprints for children, teens – MIT News

“The Willoughbys” director on casting Will Forte and adapting Lois Lowry’s book for screen – Variety


7 digital libraries you can visit from your couch – CNN

Libraries brace for budget cuts – Inside Higher Ed

Reopening: Not “When?” But “How?” – American Libraries

San Diego libraries face budget cuts, long-term challenges of social distancing – San Diego Tribune

Suburban libraries are preparing major changes before they eventually reopen: ‘It may not be the same way that it was’ – Chicago Tribune

When ‘non-essential’ is anything but – The Hill


8 cute YA contemporaries you should read – The Nerd Daily

Queer witches and doomed princesses: new young adult SFF for April & May 2020 – Tor