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A photo of Cal Ripken, Jr. and text that reads A Week to Remember
Keith Chaffee, September 19, 2017

On September 19, 1998, Cal Ripken, Jr. played in his 2,632nd consecutive Major League Baseball game, the longest streak in baseball history. The previous record was Lou Gehrig's 2,130 games; that record had stood for 56 years when Ripken broke it in 1995.

Photo of Agatha Christie and a quote: "time is the best killer"
Keith Chaffee, September 12, 2017

On September 15, 1890, Agatha Christie was born. The popularity of Christie's murder mysteries is record-breaking. She is the most-translated author in history, with books published in more than 100 languages.

Book pages forming a heart and text that reads "for the love of reading"
Eileen Ybarra, August 24, 2017

Reading has been my favorite pastime for most of my life. Curling up with a good book and a cup of tea, is one of my favorite things.