The Beatles at Aspen Drive Library

When Republic Bank of Chicago offered us an opportunity to host a photo exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Beatles, you had better believe we twisted, shouted, and said “yes!” To get the community ready and excited for the exhibit — open from July 16–24 at Aspen Drive Library — we hosted two major…

Jo’s Pick of the Week: Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

Young Mungo begins with a camping trip from Hell, launching a gripping story of the dysfunctional, fascinating Hamilton family.  Author Douglas Stuart, who won the 2020 Booker Prize for his literary debut, Shuggie Bain, returns with another coming-of-age story set in the 1990s among the working poor of Glasgow, Scotland. The matriarch of the family, Maureen, gives birth to Hamish as an…