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Boy Who Couldn’t Afford Books Asks Mailman For Junk Mail To Read; Mailman Responds Spectacularly

Boy Who Couldn’t Afford Books Asks Mailman For Junk Mail To Read; Mailman Responds Spectacularly | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Because he couldn't buy books or a bus pass to the library, he'd been reading ads.
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Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools

Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Innovation In Libraries Can Lead To Innovation In Schools
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Tiny New Zealand libraries tell a fascinating story - Travel - NZ Herald News

Tiny New Zealand libraries tell a fascinating story - Travel - NZ Herald News | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Away from the bustle of big city life, some of New Zealand's - and possibly the world's - tiniest libraries sit quietly awaiting visitors. Usually no bigger than a bedroom or small - New Zealand Herald
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My Child Is Not A Struggling Reader

My Child Is Not A Struggling Reader | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
She snuggles in next to me, holds up the book really high and looks at me expectantly, "Ready, mom?"  I nod and off we go, Thea trying to figure out what happened to Daniel Tiger and why he got so ...
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Nancy Drew Used To Be Way More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know

Nancy Drew Used To Be Way More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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"Almost as many girls write to me as boys, and all say that they like to read boys’ books," Edward Stratemeyer, head of the Stratemeyer Syn
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Bookstores Won't Go the Way of Video Stores

Bookstores Won't Go the Way of Video Stores | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
How are bookstores and video stores similar? I am probably asked that question more than anyone else in the known universe, because I work in a bookstore, and I also recently published a novel set ...
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Language, libraries and 'The Market' - infoism

Language, libraries and 'The Market' - infoism | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
One of the trends in library rhetoric is the increasing use of neoliberal words and terminology. This has been ongoing for some time and, in many ways, is nothing new (indeed, the discussion about it is nothing new). However, it seems to me to be ever more prevalent as growing numbers of people talk about … Continue reading Language, libraries and ‘The Market’
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Book People: Bob Graham - Children's Books Daily...

Book People: Bob Graham - Children's Books Daily... | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Book People: Bob Graham “Oh. You know. Just another day on the blog”, she says calmly. “I HAVE BOB GRAHAM ON MY
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The Art of Self-Promotion | Knowledge Quest

The Art of Self-Promotion | Knowledge Quest | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Or how I learned to stop being quiet and talk about how great the library is. I am an introvert. Susan Cain’s Quiet was a revelation for me to read. So, it should not have been a surprise when I... Read More ›
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Last Man Standing: How to Kill Public Libraries

Last Man Standing: How to Kill Public Libraries | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I don’t normally talk about library types. For me all libraries (really librarians in all contexts) serve a community, be that a community of citizens, students, faculty, lawyers or what have you. ...
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Librarians say teens reading fewer books

Librarians say teens reading fewer books | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Some school libraries are blaming social media and computer games for big drops in the number of books teens are reading.
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Feeling the internet: how people with visual disabilities surf the web

Feeling the internet: how people with visual disabilities surf the web | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A tour of a side of the web that sighted people can't see, guided by those who know it best.
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Print's Not Dead—Just Ask Music-Loving Teens

Print's Not Dead—Just Ask Music-Loving Teens | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
How Alternative Press has stayed alternativeand alivefor 30 years.
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All Those Techies Who Predicted the Demise of the Public Library Were Wrong

All Those Techies Who Predicted the Demise of the Public Library Were Wrong | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Americans still love libraries more than any other public institution.
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The Five Truths of Reading

The Five Truths of Reading | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I have been immersed in the world of literacy for the past three days at ILA.  I have come up to breathe only at night, and my thoughts have not fully found their resting place just yet.  For every...
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Neil Gaiman on how stories last, Oliver Sacks on the psychology of writing, the illustrated story of Ada Lovelace and the first computer, and more

Neil Gaiman on how stories last, Oliver Sacks on the psychology of writing, the illustrated story of Ada Lovelace and the first computer, and more | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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A novel approach: Pamela Coyne Library

A novel approach: Pamela Coyne Library | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Arranged as a sequence of chapters, this exciting yet homey high school library that encourages students to settle in with a good book.
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Forgotten Books :: 484,473 Free Books, World's Largest Online eBook Library

Forgotten Books :: 484,473 Free Books, World's Largest Online eBook Library | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Download 484,473 free eBooks from Forgotten Books, categories include: classical fiction, philosophy, sacred texts, history, art, science, ancient knowledge, religion, folklore & mythology.
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Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World - Children's Books Daily...

Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World - Children's Books Daily... | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Book Week 2015: Books Light Up Our World How darned great is this year’s Book Week theme?! Jackie, Best Teaching Partner Ever
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Victory for school libraries! | Knowledge Quest

Victory for school libraries! | Knowledge Quest | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
The Senate made great strides this week to ensure needed reform to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). After much debate and across the aisle discussion, yesterday the Senate overwhelmingly passed S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, by... Read More ›
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Internet Searches Create Illusion of Personal Knowledge, Research Finds

Internet Searches Create Illusion of Personal Knowledge, Research Finds | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Searching the Internet for information may make people feel smarter than they actually are.
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YA Books and More: Five Steps to Responsibly Search for Images for Digital Projects

YA Books and More: Five Steps to Responsibly Search for Images for Digital Projects | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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