Category: Off The Shelf

‘Food for Thought’ at the Library

Will Allen’s life work has been groundbreaking — and considering that he has started a grassroots urban farm movement that’s changing the way many urban Americans eat, the farm allusion is appropriate. His book, “The Good Food Revolution,” will be…

The Book Box Project

The house is quiet. Everyone is winding down for the night. The curtains draw shut, and a small child, snuggled in pajamas, the smell of bubblegum toothpaste on their breath, crawls under the sheets. He beams up at his parent,…

Off the Shelf

One Maryland One Book (OMOB), a program of the Maryland Humanities Council, encourages people in a community to come together to read and discuss one book. This year, individuals and book groups across the state are reading “The Cellist of…

Are Your Kids Ready for School?

Hard to believe we’re coming to the end of summer, but the bins of school supplies lining the aisles of stores tell me it’s true! Those of you with school-aged children are probably busy shopping for clothes and shoes, pencils,…