Is Barack Obama a member of the Friends?
For those of you who wonder where former President Barack Obama gets the books for his Summer Reading List, here’s a possible explanation: he might be a member of the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library. This year’s list has two authors who spoke at programs sponsored by the Friends, Elizabeth Kolbert (Under a White Sky) and Patrick Radden Keefe (Empire of Pain), so it stands to reason. Click on “Read More” to see the entire list along with links to the catalog. With one exception, they are all available for download from Libby, a.k.a. Overdrive too.