Jill Kobayashi

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Coffee Muffins with Mocha Buttercream Frosting

These coffee muffins with mocha buttercream frosting are the new trend across many <i>coffee to go</i> shops, cafeterias, pastry shops, and some restaurants …

Recipes

Twitter Is EVISCERATING Colin Jost and Michael Che for Their Emmys Opening Monologue

WOOF.<p><i>SNL</i> stars Colin Jost and Michael Che hosted the Emmy Awards on Monday night, and made many jokes, some that were LOL, some that were meh, and …

Lifestyle

20 Animated Movies You Need to Watch With Your Kids Before They Grow Up

How many have you seen so far?<p>1 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)<p>Amazon.com<p>It's amazing to think that, with all of the advances in moviemaking …

Animated Movies

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe

"Delicious 'pick-me-up-snack' any time of the day for chocolate chip lovers."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/3 cup packed brown sugar<p>1 1/2 …

Recipes

21 Fall After-School Snacks That'll Warm Your Kids Right Up

Keeping your kids fed and satisfied between school and dinnertime can be a constant battle. You don't want to spend hours of your day making snacks, and you certainly don't want them to spoil their appetites before dinner. But by bridging the after-school gap with some delicious, filling snacks, …

Snacks

The Best Fantasy Series On Netflix Right Now

A good fantasy series isn’t just made up of witches or wizards or fairytales or demons. It has to have the ability to transport you to an alternate reality. It needs the kind of world-building magic capable of making you overlook the fact that it’s make-believe. Demon slayers, sister witches, …

TV

Use This 10-Minute Leg Workout to Get Toned While Channeling Your Inner Ballerina

This routine will help you get the definition of a dancer.<p>Even if it seems like a lifetime since you stopped going to those ballet classes you took …

Workouts

My Not-So-Secret Recipe for Cultivating Adult Friendships

I<p><b>t’s 8 p.m. on a Friday night and my husband is cursing at a pot of pasta.</b> A few feet away, perched on a sagging IKEA couch, my ex-roommate’s …

Dining Rooms

How Deep Space Nine Changed Star Trek for the Better

When Star Trek: Deep Space Nine first aired a quarter of a century ago this year, it immediately earned the mantle of being the “odd one out” when it …

Star Trek

Touching Ad About Asian Parents Being ‘the Worst in the World’ Goes Viral

<b>An insurance company in Singapore released a thought-provoking ad that has touched many netizens hearts online.</b> With an eye-catching thumbnail …

Storytelling

10 Must-Hear Mystery, Adventure, & Travel Podcasts For Outdoor Lovers

<i>This article on travel podcasts is brought to you by our friends at Aftershokz. They designed vibration headphones that can stand up to dust, sweat,</i> …

Podcasting

Reese Witherspoon & WME Partner On ‘Together Live’ Female-Led Storytelling Event

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and WME are teaming on <i>Together Live,</i> an all-female live storytelling event that will travel to cities across North …

Washington D.C.

Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson’s exceptional writing for young readers found a broader, global platform when her memoir in verse, <i>Brown Girl Dreaming</i>, won the …

Books

Encourage youth at your library to register for the 2018 Congressional App Challenge

<i>It’s not too late to encourage your middle and high school patrons to create and submit an original app for the 2018 Congressional App Challenge! As</i> …

Librarianship

ALA’s new Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table is open for membership

Membership in ALA’s newest round table – the Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table (GNCRT) is now open. Those who wish to join ALA can add GNCRT …

Graphic Novels

Calgarians hunt for ‘golden ticket’ to sneak a peek at new central library

The Calgary Public Library is borrowing a page from Willie Wonka’s book, running a hunt for a golden ticket of its own.<p>Library staff got the idea …

Libraries

Exploring AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2018

Description<p>Hear from the AASL Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Committee incoming and outgoing chairs as they highlight and explore the newly …

Education Technology

Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell on why we need libraries – an essay in pictures

Words by Neil Gaiman and illustrations by Chris Riddell

Libraries

John Turturro Introduces America to the World Wide Web in 1999: Watch A Beginner’s Guide To The Internet

There are only two kinds of story, holds a quote often attributed to Leo Tolstoy: a man goes on a journey, or a stranger comes to town. When it set …

Carnegie Mellon University

Instagramming Tips for Librarians

I’m not an expert at Instagramming or someone with a ton of followers. However, I do enjoy the medium and get a lot of ideas from it. I’ve written …

Social Media

A Calendar of Book Holidays To Celebrate Reading All Year Long

One of the ways you can easily up your nerd cred is to be able to celebrate every book-themed holiday throughout the year. Of course, it can be tough …

Books

Whole-Grain Blueberry Scones Recipe

"I was brainstorming some ideas for using up a cup of nearly perfect blueberries, and was waffling between muffins, donuts, and biscuits. I finally …

Baking

21 Ways to Get More Protein without Eating Meat

Photo by Yagi Studio / Getty<p><i>There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared</i> …

23 Products On Amazon Our Readers Are Loving Right Now

A scalp-massaging shampoo brush, sound-muffling door bumpers, stress-relieving rings, and 20 other favorite products from our recent posts.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and</i> …

The Appeal of Slow Games

Accessories For Literature Lovers Look Like Real Books

Ever head to the library or bookstore and look through the spines just to see the book covers of your favorite reads? Nothing beats a good book, and …

Books

Want the kids to read more? 15 modern classics for all ages

<b>For ages 5+</b><p><i>The Street Beneath My Feet</i> <i>by Charlotte Guillian and Yuval Zommer (Words and Pictures)</i><br>A concertina-book that falls open in yards of pages, taking you to the centre of the Earth and back again; good for budding geologists, treasure-hunters, archaeologists and those who aren’t too keen on …

10 Fresh and Healthy Dinners You'll Make on Repeat — Recipes from The Kitchn

During these warm days of summer, dinners that are light and fresh are pretty much essential. It also doesn't hurt if they're wholesome. These 10 …

Trail of Lightning is a breathtaking Native American urban fantasy adventure

Indigenous culture and characters don’t take a backseat to white protagonists<p>All too often, science fiction and fantasy novels feature a world created entirely for and by white authors and readers. But in recent years, there’s been a push for greater visibility for authors of color — like Rebecca …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …