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New York Public Library Offers Peek at Renovation

New York Public Library Offers Peek at Renovation | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, the New York Public Library plans to unveil the Norman Foster design for a new circulating library in its Fifth Avenue landmark building.
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Reading Roald Dahl for the first time as an adult - a whizz-bang trip to childhood

Reading Roald Dahl for the first time as an adult - a whizz-bang trip to childhood | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Realising that I’d never actually read Roald Dahl’s books, I decided to catch up – and discovered a world of wild wordplay and reassuringly contained terror
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The Library Song [Music Video] - Tonks and the Aurors

Tonks & the Aurors has always been dedicated to bringing Wizard Rock (rock music about Harry Potter) to libraries, bookstores, and literacy agencies acros
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The New 53rd Street Library Is Nice, Unless You Like to Read Books

The New 53rd Street Library Is Nice, Unless You Like to Read Books | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Great Wi-Fi, though.
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SPOILER: Avenger killed off in Marvel’s ‘Civil War II’ ...and murderer will shock fans

SPOILER: Avenger killed off in Marvel’s ‘Civil War II’ ...and murderer will shock fans | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Marvel Comics killed off a popular superhero in "Civil War II" #3...but the most shocking part is the culprit behind the assassination.
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Responding to Viral Trends

Responding to Viral Trends | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Last week, Pokémon Go went live at the app store. Within a few days, it had gone viral. And within a week, pretty much everyone with a smartphone is playing it! I first heard about the game through…
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The First Woman and African American Librarian of Congress

The First Woman and African American Librarian of Congress | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Carla Hayden will be the first black woman as well as the first to serve a 10-year term in the post that used to be a lifetime appointment
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The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years

The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
When Parade asked me to compile a list of the best 75 books to celebrate the magazine’s 75th anniversary, my first answer was, “Not a chance!” I could picture the mountains of furious letters complaining about all the great works of literature I’d left off. But when I asked the staff at Parnassus Books, the [...]

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37 books we’ve loved so far in 2016

37 books we’ve loved so far in 2016 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
'End of Watch,' 'Modern Lovers,' 'Shrill,' 'The Caped Crusade' and more

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What causes the ‘smell of books’? - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond

What causes the ‘smell of books’? - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Ever wondered exactly what causes the smell of books? This video breaks down the chemicals released when the materials in books break down.
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Exclusive: Marvel’s New Iron Man Is a Black Woman

Exclusive: Marvel’s New Iron Man Is a Black Woman | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis talks the creation of Riri Williams, a 15-year-old genius MIT student who will take over for Tony Stark
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10 Things You Need To Know About Pokemon GO

10 Things You Need To Know About Pokemon GO | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The augmented reality app lets people "catch" Pokemon in real life, and is obsessing gamers around the world.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, July 12, 1:49 PM

GO Pokemon, GO!

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Very cuteeeee
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Top 10 teen books for summer

Top 10 teen books for summer | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
As school begins to wind up, we’ve got the whole heady summer ahead of us. Here are Liz Flanagan’s recommended YA summery reads, from Meg Rosoff’s How I live Now to Kevin Brooks’ Black Rabbit Summer
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The new role of public libraries (infographic)

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Public libraries are more important than ever before. They are not only about lending books. They are places where users can improve…
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Why Reading With Kids Matters, At Home And In The Classroom by Annie Thoms

Why Reading With Kids Matters, At Home And In The Classroom by Annie Thoms | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
When I was twelve, my father read me Ursula K. LeGuin’s story “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.” In this fable, LeGuin imagines a utopian society with a dark secret. Every inhabitant of the beautiful city of Omelas is happy, but their happiness is dependent on the existence of one utterly miserable child, who…

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Keep them reading!
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Windsor library promotes drunken spelling bee

Windsor library promotes drunken spelling bee | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
“There’s already plenty of buzz about an adult spelling bee scheduled at Phog Lounge next week.Owner Tom Lucier partnered with the Windsor Public Library to host the event that gives ad…
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Libraries have loaned out a record number of e-books in 2016

Libraries have loaned out a record number of e-books in 2016 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Libraries are investing more money in a proper digital collection and patrons are starting to take notice.
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SLJ’s July 2016 Popular Book Picks

SLJ’s July 2016 Popular Book Picks | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
This month's Popular Picks features favorite authors such as Kelly DiPucchio, Kekla Magoon, and Dav Pilkey.

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Love Relaxing and Reading? Plan a Stay at the Library Hotel

Love Relaxing and Reading? Plan a Stay at the Library Hotel | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The hotel's lobby, common rooms, suites and guest rooms hold a collection of more than 6,000 books!
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Pokémon GO: What Do Librarians Need To Know?

Pokémon GO: What Do Librarians Need To Know? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Where's Pikachu? How libraries are connecting with patrons over this wildly popular new virtual treasure hunt that uses geolocation—and why the game raises privacy concerns.
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9 New Books That Could Be the Next 'Outlander'

9 New Books That Could Be the Next 'Outlander' | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Missing Jamie Fraser? Here are nine new books like Outlander to tide you over until Diana Gabaldon releases the next in the series.
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Stop pushing the same 'classic' books on children and trust modern writing

Stop pushing the same 'classic' books on children and trust modern writing | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The BBC’s #LoveToRead poll has produced a thoroughly predictable list, which risks making a wider world of reading a closed book to youngsters

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Part 1: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Connecting Project Based Learning (PBL)

Part 1: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Connecting Project Based Learning (PBL) | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Welcome to a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. You will discover around one hundred resources in this series along with some great ideas for finding student success.  Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a…

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, July 13, 10:08 AM
This is part 1 of a planned series on STEM, STEAM, and Makers. There is a promised "over 100 resources" that will be explained and revealed over the course of this series. Media Specialists will find it well worth the time to read this series and be prepared to support these efforts. There is an intimate connection that can be made between PBL and Inquiry Based Learning that media specialists' can lead. There is an option to subscribe to the posts through RSS and it would be a good idea to sign up. What new ideas will YOU get from this series?
Susannah Wood's curator insight, July 13, 2:49 PM
Not specific to gifted education, but I am a big fan and practitioner of PBLs - 2nd year school counseling students you will see this in the spring of 2017!
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Everything Librarians Need To Know About Pokemon Go!

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Everything Librarians Need To Know About Pokemon Go! You’ve seen the Facebook posts. You’ve seen the headlines, you’ve heard about it in conversation, and you may have seen groups of teens an
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Graphic Biographies for Older YA Readers

Graphic Biographies for Older YA Readers | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Woodie Guthrie, Henry Thoreau, Albert Einstein, and others star in these biographies in graphic novel format.
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The Librarian as a Social Worker

The Librarian as a Social Worker | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
American public libraries and the librarians who work there have always had a philosophy of welcomeness to those who want to use the facilities.
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