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Wisconsin 101: Door County Bookmobile

Bookmobiles have long dotted Wisconsin’s roadways and parking lots. The state has a long history of bringing books and movies ...

Northwoods Bookbinder Brings Books Back To Life

When a book has been loved to death, sometimes it needs to be brought to someone who can bring it ...

Polka Smugglers: How One Man Connected With Wisconsin’s Music

Polka always left writer Alex Bledsoe cold. That is until he discovered the musical connection between his old home in ...

The Wisconsin Idea In A Grandfather’s Life

Education gave Jeff Snowbarger’s farm boy grandfather the world. It also taught him how to navigate through despair. My grandfather was ...

A Day On The Bookmobile

In Ozaukee and Sheboygan Counties, a bookmobile, one of seven in Wisconsin, makes stops in small towns and rural areas loaded with ...

Controversy And Acceptance At A Mount Horeb School

A few months ago, a school in Mount Horeb made national news with the selection of a book about a ...

Increase Lapham, Wisconsin’s First Scientist

On an early summer evening in 1836, the steamship New York docked on the Milwaukee lakefront and a young naturalist ...

A Lifetime Of Reading And Loving Aldo Leopold

Many people have been inspired by the works of Aldo Leopold. Ron Weber first picked up the Sand County Almanac ...

Literacy In Wisconsin: Ruth Is Improving Her Reading To Earn A GED

Bonnie began volunteering as a literacy tutor after seeing a notice in the newspaper. She was soon paired up with ...

School Bus Driver Steers Students Toward Love Of Reading

After years running his family farm in southern Door County, Ted Chaudoir and his wife started a new job: driving ...

Journey To The Center Of Wisconsin

Editor's Note: Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic work of 19th century science fiction. After writer Alex Bledsoe ...

Baraboo’s Community Novel

Authors and book lovers are descending on Madison this weekend for the Wisconsin Book Festival. Students and residents in Baraboo ...

For The Love Of Little Free Libraries

James P. Roberts combined his love of cycling and reading into one hobby.  He made it his mission to bike ...

Author Patrick Rothfuss Writes Popular Series, Helps Community Create A Non-profit

With his unruly hair and bushy, long beard, Pat Rothfuss may look the part that some imagine a fantasy author ...

Book Clubs In Bars Tap New Readers

River Falls librarian Heather Johnson’s passion is getting people to read. So she came up with a novel idea to ...