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George Takei, who first found fame as Lt. Sulu in the cult-classic TV show Star Trek and later in life as an activist and social media celebrity, described a childhood spent in internment camps for Japanese Americans during World War II—an experience that he details in his new YA graphic novel, They Called Us Enemy.


Last Saturday, the Haverford Township Free Library, in the suburbs of Philadelphia, hosted a drag queen storytime for the second time. Its first drag storytime, last summer, received two complaints total. This year the program received national media attention and...

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CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca will speak at the Closing General Session. His forthcoming book Mobituaries, based on his podcast of the same name, is an irreverent but deeply researched appreciation of extraordinary people, historical epochs, sitcom characters, and snack foods that are no more. 10–11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 25.

Welcome incoming ALA President Wanda K. Brown and ALA’s new division presidents at this luncheon. Tickets are $50. 11:45 a.m.–2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25.


Looking for a quick bite between sessions, a drink on Capitol Hill, or an epicurean destination away from all the action? Our D.C. dining guide features different price points, neighborhoods, and styles of cuisine—and has you covered for the duration of your stay.

Looking for even more to do in our nation’s capital? Dewey Decibel podcast’s “Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.” features tips on where to see live music and other places to eat. The episode includes interviews with Meredith Pratt, author of Frommer’s EasyGuide to Washington, D.C., 2020, and D.C. Public Library staffers.


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