booklist

Black Friday and the Ethics of Consumption

It's Black Friday - a perfect opportunity to analyze how our consumer habits affect our selves, our communities, and the world as a whole. As you get ready to take advantage of those Black Friday deals, think about the impacts of our collective consumption. This reading list will give you plenty to ponder. Click on each book cover to find it in the Library's catalog. Read more about Black Friday and the Ethics of Consumption

Smells Like Teen Angst: Nineties Nostalgia with Daria Morgendorffer and Lisa Simpson

I’ve recently been getting back in touch with my angsty teenage days thanks to some amazing (!) finds at The Urbana Free Library Cafe and Friends Book Shop. I was lucky enough to find two of my favorite nineties TV series, Daria and The Simpsons, for sale. Of course, I couldn’t pass up such a perfect opportunity to relive the days of yore. Obsessively rewatching these shows has reminded me that both Daria Morgendorffer and Lisa Simpson are not only smart, snarky, and cynical; they’re also very well-read. Read more about Smells Like Teen Angst: Nineties Nostalgia with Daria Morgendorffer and Lisa Simpson