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Heigl Does Jersey

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Katherine Heigl dons dark hair and a Jersey accent to play Stephanie Plum in the movie adaptation of Janet Evanovich’s One for the Money, which opens January 27th. The trailer was just released on the Web.

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How People Learn About Their Local Community

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Contrary to much of the conventional understanding of how people learn about their communities, Americans turn to a wide range of platforms to get local news and information, and where they turn varies considerably depending and the subject matter.

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Amazon and OverDrive Roll Out Kindle Books to U.S. Libraries

Amazon and OverDrive Roll Out Kindle Books to U.S. Libraries | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Amazon and OverDrive announced that more than 11,000 U.S. public and school libraries in OverDrive network should have compatibility with Amazon's Kindle ereader within days. The long-awaited rollout, first announced in April, will end the notable absence of the popular Kindle device from library ebook lending.

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Kobo-Facebook : un partenariat qui rend le livre plus social !

Kobo-Facebook : un partenariat qui rend le livre plus social ! | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Kobo a annoncé le jeudi 22 septembre son association avec Facebook. Reading Life sera ainsi intégré au plus prisé des réseaux sociaux.
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Banned Books Week

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Join the Virtual Read-out! The centerpiece of this year’s Banned Books Week celebration (Sept. 24-Oct. 1) is a virtual read-out. Everyone is invited to create a video of themselves reading from their favorite banned or challenged book and upload it to a special Banned Books Week channel.

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Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored

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The exhibition reveals the machinery of censorship at work in America during the interwar years, letting writers, reformers, attorneys, and publishers speak for themselves and illuminating the complex negotiations that occurred at the intersection of literature and "obscenity."

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Mother Arrested After Toddler Laughs in Public Library

Mother Arrested After Toddler Laughs in Public Library | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The DeKalb County Library in Atlanta takes their silence very seriously. Donnetta Foster is a 20-year-old student and single mom who, back in 2010, was looking for a job on the library computers.

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Lettre d’amour aux bibliothèques

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La Grande Bibliothèque lance son année manga | Arts et spectacles | Radio-Canada.ca

La Grande Bibliothèque lance son année manga | Arts et spectacles | Radio-Canada.ca | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
La Grande Bibliothèque donne officiellement lundi soir le coup d'envoi à son année consacrée à la bande dessinée japonaise avec le vernissage de ses deux expositions Manga - L'art du mouvement et Raconte-moi un manga.

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Sony Announces First Dedicated Ereader With Wireless Library Ebook Download Capability

Sony Announces First Dedicated Ereader With Wireless Library Ebook Download Capability | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
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Gender and Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, August 2011 

Gender and Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, August 2011  | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Forget the stereotype about males being the only gamers. Women and girls play, and we are doing so in steadily increasing numbers.

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The Worst Is Yet to Come: Dystopias are grim, humorless, and hopeless—and incredibly appealing to today’s teens

The Worst Is Yet to Come: Dystopias are grim, humorless, and hopeless—and incredibly appealing to today’s teens | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Tomorrow isn’t what it used to be. The latest trend in young adult fiction features visions of the future, and most of them are pretty grim.What is it about these grim futures that young readers find so appealing?

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10 Steps to a Better Library Interior: Tips That Don't Have To Cost a Lot | Library by Design

10 Steps to a Better Library Interior: Tips That Don't Have To Cost a Lot | Library by Design | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

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Library director 'arrested' as Banned Books Week activities begin

Library director 'arrested' as Banned Books Week activities begin | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Amanda Jackson, director of the Gadsden Public Library, was arrested Friday afternoon by three uniformed officers of the Etowah County Sheriff’s Department. The crime? Reading banned books.
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Des punaises et des poux s'invitent à la Grande Bibliothèque

Des punaises et des poux s'invitent à la Grande Bibliothèque | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
La Grande Bibliothèque, au centre-ville de Montréal, est aux prises avec un problème de parasites qui a nécessité l'intervention d'exterminateurs à plusieurs reprises.
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What Will School Look Like in 10 Years?

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Computers, electronic whiteboards and other interactive technologies are fundamentally changing American education, according to experts interviewed by The Times.
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Neil Young penning memoir

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Rocker says writing fits him ‘like a glove’...  The tentatively titled Waging Heavy Peace is scheduled for release in fall 2012, according to an announcement from publisher Blue Rider Press issued on Tuesday.

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"America's Littlest Library"

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The Town of Clinton in New York's Hudson Valley recently christened a bright red British telephone kiosk as "America's Littlest Library."

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timestranscript.com - Public invited to celebrate library month | Times & Transcript Staff - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

timestranscript.com - Public invited to celebrate library month | Times & Transcript Staff - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
There's something about settling down to a good read, something peaceful and fulfilling. And for libraries like the Moncton Public Library, that's exactly what they want to hear - and more.
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Un « Netflix » du livre numérique est inévitable | Alain McKenna, collaboration spéciale | Matériel informatique

Un « Netflix » du livre numérique est inévitable | Alain McKenna, collaboration spéciale | Matériel informatique | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Amazon, le plus important détaillant sur internet, songerait à lancer un « Netflix » du livre numérique. Ce service prendrait la forme d'un buffet à volonté...

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The Commercialization of Story Hour

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Story hour, once a public library mainstay, is coming to a mall near you.

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12 must-read posts about QR codes for PR pros | Articles

12 must-read posts about QR codes for PR pros | Articles | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Here are some of the more interesting—and useful—posts I’ve discovered in my research.

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The Evolving Book Group: New Formats Mean More Engagement | Cover Story 

The Evolving Book Group: New Formats Mean More Engagement | Cover Story  | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

There may be no better forum for libraries to show their stuff than the ever-evolving, ever-engaging book group.

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Study Explores What Kids Want, Expect from the Internet and Computers

Study Explores What Kids Want, Expect from the Internet and Computers | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

What would you like your computer or the Internet to do that it can't do right now? That was a question posed to 200 kids aged 12 and under from around the globe for the study,

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Collection Development (Trendy Crafts), August 2011

Collection Development (Trendy Crafts), August 2011 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

It's hard to pinpoint when the current frenzy for handmade works began, but people young and old have embraced the DIY spirit. It's a pleasurable experience to create something with your own hands that's beautiful, fun, or useful.

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