St. Louis is the ninth most literate city in America, between No. 8 Boston and No. 10 San Francisco, according to a new study from Central Connecticut State University. River City has ranked in the top fifteen since 2005, usually hovering around eighth or ninth place. We reached our peak at No. 6 i ... More >>
It's time, once again, for Central Connecticut State University to make its annual ranking of the nation's most literate cities. Why bother? Well, according to Dr. Jack Miller, the study's author, literacy is a sign of a city's cultural vitality. St. Louis was slightly less vital in 2012 than it wa ... More >>
Online retail juggernaut Amazon released its second-annual Most Well-Read Cities list, and St. Louis ended up at number eighteen. Of course, Amazon's basis for the rankings is its own sales figures (print and Kindle) on a per-capita basis for cities with more than 100,000 residents. To which I say, ... More >>
It's that time of year again, the only time of year when anybody outside New Britain, Connecticut, pays any attention to Central Connecticut State University. This morning the college released its annual ranking of the Nation's Most Literate Cities, and the results are heartening: St. Louisans may n ... More >>
image viaRejoice, St. Louis! There's been another list ranking America's cities and this time we didn't totally embarrass ourselves! Central Connecticut State University has released its annual rankings of the nation's most literate cities and this year, we've tied with Portland, Oregon, for ... More >>
The annual ranking of "America's Most Literate Cities" came out last month.The good news: For the sixth straight year the St. Louis Public Library was ranked as one of the top five library systems in the nation for cities with populations of over 250,000. According to Central Connecticut State Un ... More >>
librarianavengers.orgUnreal issues a battle call: All in favor of starting a Hot Librarian ranking, spell Y-E-S!If you thought the decade would end without some national ranking flipping the bird to our fair city, well, you've had your fill of the Christmas Kool-Aid, now haven't you? Party's ... More >>
Unreal relishes being among the nation's most literate and and gets close with the NuttyBuddy.