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Archive for July, 2015

Charlotte Crosby signs her books fully-clothed after nude stunt slightly backfires


Charlotte Crosby kept herself fully clothed for a signing of her book, Me Me Me. The reigning queen of the Geordie Shore house somehow managed to appear …

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I nudity does not always sell.

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Grants Available for Book Clubs Serving At-Risk Teens; 2015 Thriller Awards Announced | SLJTeen News

Programming grant for libraries serving at-risk teens
Up to 50 grants will be awarded to libraries working with at-risk teens to create a reading and discussion program called Great Stories Club.

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7 Science Books for this Summer – OpenMind

Summer and science are not incompatible: enjoy in your spare time reading these 10 science books based on some of the most fascinating aspects of science.

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5 Ways to Help You Read More Books – Huffington Post

As technology advances, it’s making it easier and easier to keep up with some of our favorite hobbies, such as reading.

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All Those Techies Who Predicted the Demise of the Public Library Were Wrong

Americans still love libraries more than any other public institution.

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"Information, place, and reading. Americans love their public libraries for all these reasons" 

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BOOK HAUL TIME


Here is a book haul nice and early for you all! It is around 25 books and I am personally really excited about this haul! I hope you enjoy! The Stars Never Rise …

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Library of Congress ceiling

Library of Congress, housing the famous Gutenberg Bible.

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The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic – e-Learning Infographics

The ABCs of Information Literacy Infographic shares key information literacy terms that all students should understand to be successful in research.

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Paddle out to The Floating Library – Minnesota Public Radio News

You won’t need a library card to visit this one-of-a-kind spot, but you will need a boat.

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Reading, Art, and activity… perfect combo! 

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Brain test predicts future literacy of pre-reading children – Healio

A 30-minute neurophysiological test predicted a child’s pre-reading test scores, as well as performance on multiple tests of emergent literacy levels 1 year later, according to a recent study.

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