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Librarians Share the Best Books They Read in 2014
(by Melissa Stanger as posted on businessinsider.com)
Notable Children's Books of 2014
The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s book editor of The New York Times Book Review. Read more...
(as posted on nytimes.com)
Digital Library Trends for 2015
Libraries all over the world are undergoing a digital renaissance as major publishers have firmly committed themselves to the concept of making e-Books available. Today, we look at some of the biggest trends facing libraries in Canada, US and United Kingdom. Read more...
(by Michael Kozlowski as posted on goodereader.com)
How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read
Literacy begins at home — there are a number of simple things parents can do with their young children to help them get ready to read. But parents can't do it all alone, and that's where community services, especially libraries, come in. Read more...
(by Lynn Neary as posted on npr.org)
Raising Healthy Readers: How to get Kids Hooked
Want to help your kids become readers? Read more...
(by Carol Weston as posted on expertbeacon.com)
18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit
If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world. To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we’ve complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet. Read more...
(by Asta Thrastardottir as posted on businessinsider.com)
6 Ways To Become a Power User of the Public
Maybe you know about your library’s ebook offerings and maybe you know you can borrow audiobooks or DVDs. But how can you make the absolute most out of your local library? Here are 6 tips for becoming a power user of the public library. Read more...
(by Kelly Jensen as posted on bookriot.com)
Top 10 Reasons to Give E-books a Try
To paraphrase Shakespeare, "To borrow a physical book OR an e-book, that is the question." Having worked in libraries for nearly 40 years and served as a public library director for nearly 30 years, I see the value in both formats. But here are the Top Ten reasons you should consider trying e-books. Read more...
(by Luren Dickinson, Director of the Shaker Heights Library)
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