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Crack open a book: Educators say it’s crucial for kids to read this summer

School’s out for the summer, but experts say kids should still keep their brains and bodies active.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to release 1st children’s book

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is releasing her first children's book next month.

‘Captain Underpants’ book pulled for ‘passive racism’

A graphic novel for children from the wildly popular “Captain Underpants” series is being pulled from library and book store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.”

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.

Smokies offering Storybook Trail for families this spring

A trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will be lined with pages from children’s storybooks this spring.

Library meeting room dedicated to former Pender County library director

Pender County Library has dedicated the public meeting room at the Main Library in Burgaw to Mike Taylor, who served as library director of Pender County Library from 1985 to 2020.

Public library goes virtual for Storytime! to keep kids learning during pandemic

With COVID-19 still impacting our daily lives, many parents are searching for new activities to both entertain their kids and keep them learning, and New Hanover County Public Libraries are stepping in to help.

New Hanover County public libraries reopen for modified in-person services

New Hanover County Public Libraries are set to phase in more services next week.

Children’s book teaches African American history in NC

A new book by the founding director of North Carolina African American Heritage Commission teaches children about the history of African Americans’ contributions to the state.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.