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The library with no rules

The library with no rules | librariansonthefly | Scoop.it
Manila's Reading Club 2000 is a library like no other: it lets anyone borrow and then bring back or keep any of its thousands of books...

 

The Reading Club 2000, as it is called, began 12 years ago, and is spreading. It is helped by the fact that despite a 1994 act pledging "reading centres throughout the country", the Philippines, with a population of 92 million, has fewer than 700 public libraries, and buying books is a luxury many cannot afford.

 

Read more about this inspiring movement here:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/shortcuts/2012/sep/23/the-library-with-no-rules?newsfeed=true


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Foul-mouthed characters in teen books have it all, study finds

Foul-mouthed characters in teen books have it all, study finds | librariansonthefly | Scoop.it
Bestselling authors of teen literature portray their more foul-mouthed characters as rich, attractive and popular, a new study finds.

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