Category Archives: reading

Banned Books Week

Every year we look at the books which have been banned, removed or requested for removal from libraries everywhere.  We often put up displays of these books and everyone is fascinated, and can’t believe that the very books they enjoy … Continue reading

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Guardian UK: Is Reading on the Loo Bad for You?

It’s a great newsday, isn’t it? I expected them to mention something about circulation being cut off if reading a real tome in the bathroom, but no, this is a thoughtful write up with a classic bent (as it were). … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times: Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age

David Sarno of the Los Angeles Times examines libraries and new technologies and how they will affect readers and libraries in this article. I found this interesting since our library will be offering Overdrive next month: A few companies, like … Continue reading

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Dear Ray Bradbury

Many years ago, when I was about 13, I knew I wanted to be a writer. Not just any writer, but a writer just like Ray Bradbury. After reading “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, and being enchanted by it, I … Continue reading

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