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10 Book Series to Read Aloud with Your Kids

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One thing we love to do is read together, aloud, as a family. Here are 10 book series that are compelling for kids of all ages...and parents, too.


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Libraries of the Future Infographic

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The internet has already had a major impact on how people find and access information, and now the rising popularity of e-books is helping transform Americans’ reading habits. In this changing landscape, public libraries are trying to adjust their services to these new realities while still s... http://elearninginfographics.com/libraries-of-the-future-infographic/


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New Report Hails Librarians as Drivers of Digital Transition - The Digital Shift

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This past January, the Alliance for Excellent Education published a report showing school librarians in the front lines of the education movement to shepherd digital tools and skills into the hands of students.
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22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't

22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it
Most people lie and say they've read these classic books to seem smarter, according to a survey in The Guardian . Chances are, you're one of those people too. (I love book lists. This is a good one. I won't reveal my #...
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! | Touch and Go

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! | Touch and Go | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it
Once again it's time to raise a few balloons as we celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 2) with a roundup of his stories and Seuss-inspired titles, released as apps within the past 12 months.
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Parents’ and grandparents’ best loved children’s books to share with their kids

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So here’s a list of some of the best loved children’s books of the past, now available to schools in the eBook format.


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Teen Tech Week 2014: Computer Tear Downs, Skyping, and Raspberry Pis - The Digital Shift

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Maker spaces, robot construction, and computer tear-downs will figure prominently in librarians’ Teen Tech Week lineups this year, taking place from March 9 through 15.
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Why libraries deserve to be hip - Salon

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It's called the library. Libraries are not terribly fashionable. You'd think they would be.
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▶ MS Windows 8 Tutorial - YouTube

Windows 8 Tutorial Confused or scared about MS Windows 8? Then check out this introductory video tutorial on Windows 8 for non touch screens.


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3D-printing technology coming to Toronto Public Library

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The Toronto Public Library is bringing 3D-printing technology and a slew of other high-tech software and devices to two of its locations.

 

-Nicole Bogart


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The Halifax Reader - 5 Best Contemporary Mystery Novels

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The 2013 Agatha Award finalists have been announced. The Agathas recognize mysteries that best exemplify the work of Agatha Christie. Amongst the nominees you will find mysteries of the "cozy" variety, which steer clear of explicit sex, language or violence.


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Book Lists for Every Type of Reader: A Roundup of "Bests" - BOOK RIOT

Book Lists for Every Type of Reader: A Roundup of "Bests" - BOOK RIOT | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it
Every January, librarians, educators, and other members of the American Library Association’s (ALA) various divisions gather to hash out a series of selection lists to the year’s best books. Many readers are likely familiar with the biggest awards to come out of these meetings — the Caldecott, the Newbery, and perhaps the Printz — but …
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Parents push to end gender division of boys' and girls' books

Parents push to end gender division of boys' and girls' books | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it

A campaign to break down gender divides in children's publishing has met with instant success, after one of the publishers under fire announced they will stop producing titles labelled as "for girls" or "for boys".

 

-Alison Flood


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CBC.ca | The Homestretch | Self check-out in libraries

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Self-checkout in Calgary Public Libraries

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Wab Kinew's spoken word opening for Canada Reads 2014

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Wab Kinew is defending Joseph Boyden's The Orenda for Canada Reads 2014. His intro for the book is amazing. Highly recommend watching this 1 minute video.


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Kate Peter's curator insight, March 9, 2014 5:54 PM

Wab Kinew for Prime Minister

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17 Genius Photos Of People Posing With Books

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New York bookstore manager Emily Pullen and her colleagues have spent the last couple of years posing with the books they work with. You can follow her journey here .
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22 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Childhood Favorites

22 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Childhood Favorites | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it
Recapture all of that youthful wonder. (One of the COOLEST book comparison lists I've ever seen!
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The Public Library Data Service 2012 Statistical Report: Characteristics and Trends

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The Public Library Data Service (PLDS) is an annual survey conducted by PLA. This 2012 survey of public libraries from the United States and Canada collected fiscal year (FY) 2011 information on fi...
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Early computer literacy movement grows in New Brunswick

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A movement is growing in New Brunswick to teach children how to program computers.
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Teen Tech Week 2014: Computer Tear Downs, Skyping, and Raspberry Pis - The Digital Shift

Teen Tech Week 2014: Computer Tear Downs, Skyping, and Raspberry Pis - The Digital Shift | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it
Maker spaces, robot construction, and computer tear-downs will figure prominently in librarians’ Teen Tech Week lineups this year, taking place from March 9 through 15.
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Roundup: New Makerspaces, Media Labs, and Innovation Hubs Open (or Coming Soon) Inside Three Canadian Public Libraries | LJ INFOdocket

Roundup: New Makerspaces, Media Labs, and Innovation Hubs Open (or Coming Soon) Inside Three Canadian Public Libraries | LJ INFOdocket | Biblio Bulletin | Scoop.it
"New Makerspaces, Media Labs, & Innovation Hubs Open Inside Three Canadian Public Libraries" http://t.co/5bQkFqtTYx … We need one at #uofr
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Windows 8 : Naviguer dans Windows avec la souris, le clavier et le pavé tactile - YouTube

Windows 8 dispose de nouvelles fonctions de navigation (icônes, vignettes d'application, menus contextuels). Cette vidéo explique comment utiliser un clavier...
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The 7 Literacies of Transmedia Storytelling

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Henry Jenkins defines transmedia storytelling as "a process where integral elements of a fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels for the purpose of creating a unified...
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Teen Tech Week: Judge a Book by Its Cover

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If you’re still looking for ways to celebrate Teen Tech Week, consider a “Judge a Book by its Cover” contest.  For the contest, teens redesign covers of their favorite books. At my library, we give...
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