Andrea’s Pick of the Week: Dirt Creek by Hayley Scrivenor

I’m fascinated by Australian mysteries. Something about the Australian landscape lends itself well to crime fiction: the bleak, drought-ridden outback serves as the perfect setting for murder. Dirt Creek fits right into this, as the book is named for the town in which it’s set (also called “Dirt Town” by its residents). This small, rural place is slowly dying,…

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…