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9 Jane Austen quotes for the frustratedly single

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A collection of Jane Austen quotes for anyone who hasn't met their Elizabeth or Mr. Darcy yet.


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Links for library staff / Liens pour le personnel des bibliothèques
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De vie, de jeux et de silences

De vie, de jeux et de silences | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Les bibliothèques s’émancipent. On peut, comme à Marc-Favreau à Montréal, y apporter son lunch, y manger et y boire. C’est que ces établissements visent désormais à devenir un « troisième lieu ».
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In Tokyo’s library-hotel, guests sleep in the bookshelves

In Tokyo’s library-hotel, guests sleep in the bookshelves | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
For 4,500¥ (about $40), you can spend the night inside a bookshelf. Book and Bed in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district is designed for book-lovers. Its sliver-sized beds have shelves for walls, and their 1,700 English and Japanese titles keep sleepers safe at night. The beds are strictly for people who expect to pass out while reading. The hostel's site warns: Th
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La SAT ouvre son labo aux bibliothèques de Montréal

La SAT ouvre son labo aux bibliothèques de Montréal | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Imaginez une heure du conte où les pages du livre narré se déploieraient au fur et à mesure su
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Taking children’s lit to the streets

"The Vancouver Public Library wants to get children excited about reading through its Reading Lights initiative. 
 Earlier this year, 20 permanent plaques featuring quotes and illustrations by local children’s authors and illustrators were put up on lamp posts across the city. "
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First-ever Tor node in a Canadian library

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Library workers at Western University’s Graduate Resource Centre in London, Ontario, had a workshop from Alison Macrina, the library organiser whose Library Freedom Project won a battle with …
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biblio-connection

Dans le cadre de son Laboratoire des pratiques, l’Ecole du livre de jeunesse a développé une bibliothèque numérique interactive et accessible baptisée Biblio-connection.
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How Print-Era Libraries Are Becoming Centers of Digital-Era Community Life

How Print-Era Libraries Are Becoming Centers of Digital-Era Community Life | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Formula for success in Central Oregon: know the users, spot the opportunities, act with vigor.
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For many library visitors, I'm the only person they've talked to all day

For many library visitors, I'm the only person they've talked to all day | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
As austerity creeps further into people’s lives, more are turning to libraries like mine for help with job applications or IT skills, or to stave off loneliness
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The secret world of membership libraries

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Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted up across the United States, membership libraries mostly died off, but 19 non-profit...
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Kitchener Public Library wins award for lending the internet

Kitchener Public Library wins award for lending the internet | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The Kitchener Public Library has won a provincial aware for its popular program that allows people to check out wi-fi hotspot devices.
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Home cooks expand culinary horizons with Kitchen Library rentals | Toronto Star

Home cooks expand culinary horizons with Kitchen Library rentals  | Toronto Star | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The Kitchen Library — now with two locations — lets space-challenged home cooks tackle grand culinary feats.
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La Remise, a tool-lending library in Villeray, banks on the power of sharing

La Remise, a tool-lending library in Villeray, banks on the power of sharing | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Located in Villeray, the library is a first in Montreal and Quebec and it's run by about 60 volunteers.
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British Library's 'digital wallpaper' brings Shakespeare to the smartphone

British Library's 'digital wallpaper' brings Shakespeare to the smartphone | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The British Library is enabling people to download digital facsimiles of first edition Shakespeare plays to their devices using ‘digital wallpaper’
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Du livre au lieu

Du livre au lieu | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
On allait traditionnellement à la bibliothèque pour emprunter des livres. Maintenant, on y va de plus en plus… pour le lieu lui-même !
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This 9-Year-Old From Bhopal Runs A Library To Educate Slum Kids

This 9-Year-Old From Bhopal Runs A Library To Educate Slum Kids | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
They say a pen is mightier than a sword. Ask 9-year-old Muskaan Ahirwar, and she will agree. Like all other 9-year-olds, Muskaan goes to school, is curious about new things and loves playing in her fr
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The reinvention of libraries, from public spaces to living rooms

The reinvention of libraries, from public spaces to living rooms | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Book sales have turned a page and ignited new interest in creating novel nooks for reading
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Braille’s New Age

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Braille tablets and other new tech may help visually impaired children truly engage in e-learning.

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Les bibliothèques, lieux de liberté | Le 15-18 | ICI Radio-Canada Première

Les bibliothèques, lieux de liberté | Le 15-18 | ICI Radio-Canada Première | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Les bibliothèques, lieux de liberté
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Our (Bare) Shelves, Our Selves

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The increasing absence of physical books, records and photo albums in homes can negatively affect developing intellects.
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Sauvée, la bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice sera restaurée | Jean-François Codère | Montréal

Sauvée, la bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice sera restaurée | Jean-François Codère | Montréal | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
L'édifice patrimonial de la bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice sera restauré puis aménagé en bibliothèque pour adolescents et en laboratoire de fabrication, ont annoncé...
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Un bibliothécaire sourd dans Villeray - La Presse+

Un bibliothécaire sourd dans Villeray - La Presse+ | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Marc-André Bernier est le premier – et le seul – bibliothécaire sourd du Québec. Embauché par la bibliothèque Le Prévost en juillet 2013, il a pour mandat de donner des services aux usagers sourds. « Il s’agit de construire des ponts entre la communauté sourde et la bibliothèque », explique-&hel
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New Halifax library draws 1.9 million visitors in first year

New Halifax library draws 1.9 million visitors in first year | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The popularity of the new central library has raised the profile of the other Halifax Public Libraries branches, with an increase in usage over the last year. There were 1.9 million visits during the Halifax Central Library’s first year of operation, more than double the 900,000 visits officials had anticipated while planning the library.
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Library Mitten Trees warming community for 15th year

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St. Clair County Library System has novel way of collecting donations of mittens, gloves, hats and scarves

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Why I want more disabled characters in books

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Teen blogger Megan The Book Addicted Girl kicks off a day of celebrating disabilities diversity in children’s books – and calling for more
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