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Take the family on a 'Summer Safari'

Published June 19, 2015

Milwaukee Public Television is encouraging kids to continue learning by participating in the PBS KIDS "Summer Safari."

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Local author publishes memoir about mother's Alzheimer's

Published Jan. 11, 2015

Judith Harway is a professor of writing at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Harway recently wrote a memoir called "Sundown: A Daughter's Memoir of Alzheimer's Care" that documents her personal experience with her mother's struggle with Alzheimer's. Harway will discuss and sign copies of her book on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at Boswell Book Company.

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Packers, Edvest team up to keep kids reading

Published June 9, 2014

The "Leap into Reading" campaign begins today, and is meant to keep kids into books throughout the summer so they don't fall behind in class when school resumes. To help the initiative, the Green Bay Packers and the Edvest College Savings Plan are teaming up with Wisconsin public libraries to award ticket and saving accounts to kids who participate.

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10 great books ... off the top of my head

Published Dec. 28, 2013

I'm not very good at lists. I read far too many books and listen to far too much music to ever successfully narrow things down to 10. But the key is to make your list without thinking too hard about it.

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1998: a year in books

Published Sept. 4, 2013

When Molly Snyder asked about how I've changed since 1998 - the year OnMilwaukee.com was founded - I mentioned that I still read books printed on paper. And, in a habit I picked up from my friend Daniel Goldin, I keep a list of the books I read. Peeking back at that list, I was reminded of how my life has changed. Back in the 1990s and early 2000s, before I had kids, I read a lot more books than I do nowadays.

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A Year of Reading...March/April

With winter hanging on and spring just barely poking its head above ground, I spent time at our wonderful central library perusing some of the newest books for middle school readers.  There are plenty of sequels to popular series, as well as a variety of titles by familiar authors, but I was...


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