Abby Hargreaves

Abby Hargreaves is a New Hampshire native living and working as a Children’s Librarian in Washington, D.C. She fulfills the gamut of the librarian stereotype with a love of cats, coffee, and crocheting (and likes a good run of alliteration). Her MLIS degree enjoys the company of a BA in English from Hollins University, making Abby an advocate of women's universities. Her favorite color is yellow.

The Absolute Worst Book Recommendation I Ever Made

I made a last ditch effort and recommended the series to my brother. Betrayed by the novels he’d grown to trust, he swore he would never read again.

Hide a Book Day: Goodreads Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Take part in Goodreads's celebration of 10 years with Hide A Book Day.

6 Best Bookish World Records

The Guinness World Records is sixty-two years old. To celebrate its birthday, here are the six coolest book- and reading-related world records.

In Defense of Our Non-Reading Friends

An encouragement to follow John Green's advice and "imagine others complexly," even if they don't read.

8 Ways to Become a Library Catalog Power User

Tips and tricks for using your library catalog.