Library life

All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.

The 2012 Publitzer Prize: Steve Paul Praises Open City

Steve Paul

When the Pulitzer Prize board failed to award a prize for fiction this year, we came up with one of our own, the Publitzer Prize. This week, we’re letting you – the public – nominate potential finalists.  But first, our team of expert jurors will share their official nominations.

The 2012 Publitzer Prize: Whitney Terrell Trumpets Eugenides

Whitney Terrell

When the Pulitzer Prize board failed to award a prize for fiction this year, we came up with one of our own, the Publitzer Prize. This week, we’re letting you – the public – nominate potential finalists.  But first, our team of expert jurors will share their official Publitzer nominations.

The 2012 Publitzer Prize: Juror Scott Wilson Nominates Barry Hannah

Scott Wilson - The Pitch

When the Pulitzer Prize board failed to award a prize for fiction this year, we came up with one of our own, the Publitzer Prize. This week, we’re letting you – the public – nominate potential finalists.  But first, our team of expert jurors share their official Publitzer nominations.

Library Interview: People's Liberation Big Band on Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin movie poster

Silent movies were almost never silent. There was always music. The Library and the People’s Liberation Big Band will recreate the silent film experience with a screening of the classic Soviet silent feature Battleship Potemkin.

The 2012 "Publitzer" Prize: Juror Kaite Stover’s Official Nomination

Kaite Stover, Publitzer juror

When the Pulitzer Prize board announced that there was no fiction winner this year, we came up with an award of our own: The Publitzer Prize. This week, we're letting you – the public – nominate potential finalists. But first, our jurors share their official Publitzer nominations.