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The Devil Wears Prada Musical

Lauren Weisberger’s novel The Devil Wears Prada saw success as a film adaptation starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway and now it’s getting the musical play adaptation. With music by Elton John and Shaina Taub! Previews for Devil will be at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre starting July 14, 2020 and you can get learn more here.

Bookmarks For Sensitive Topics At Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library Main branch is testing out a new “researching” tool: “bookmarks that list an array of personal subjects, from abusive relationships, to bankruptcy, to puberty, along with the call numbers for the non-fiction section containing materials on the topic.” Essentially patrons who would have difficulty asking for help finding a book on a specific subject could potentially eliminate a barrier that may keep them from seeking helpful information.

Your TBR Is Gonna Be Amazing

Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming; Red At The Bone) has an “Author’s Bookshelf” at NYC’s The Strand Bookstore and of course it’s a *chef’s kiss* list. The list includes a wide range of topics, genre, and reader age and you can’t go wrong picking up any of these books.