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Forget mines: Rudd and Abbott should look to libraries to drive our next boom

Forget mines: Rudd and Abbott should look to libraries to drive our next boom | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported that information technology and biotech entrepreneurs are beginning to displace mining magnates at the top of the nation’s rich lists.
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And Now There’s a Movie About the Author of the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Stories

And Now There’s a Movie About the Author of the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Stories | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Domnhall Gleeson stars as writer A.A. Milne; Margot Robbie and Kelly Macdonald co-star as his wife and nanny, respectively.
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The Top 10 Book Series for Tween Boys - School Mum

The Top 10 Book Series for Tween Boys - School Mum | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The tween years are wonderful for boys. They’re finally able to read on their own, but it’s also wonderful to spend time reading a novel together. We’ve gathered together our 10 favourite series for tween boys to inspire a whole world of exploration – for him and for you. 1. Harry Potter You’d have toRead More
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Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature | State Library of NSW

Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature | State Library of NSW | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
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10 books to read on Anzac Day - Reading Australia - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2450307/10-books-to-read-on-anzac-day?sf71389855=1

10 books to read on Anzac Day - Reading Australia - ABC Splash - http://splash.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2450307/10-books-to-read-on-anzac-day?sf71389855=1 | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
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How to Make Reading Fun: 25 Ideas Kids Will Love | Brightly

How to Make Reading Fun: 25 Ideas Kids Will Love | Brightly | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Bestselling author, mom, and one-time struggling reader Jean Reagan shares some great ideas for how to make reading fun for kids.
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Ontario manse where L.M. Montgomery lived to become museum

Ontario manse where L.M. Montgomery lived to become museum | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Fans of Lucy Maud Montgomery will soon have a new destination after a group in Ontario has purchased the manse in Norval, Ont. where the famous author lived from 1926 until 1935.
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Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print

Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Nielsen survey finds UK ebook sales declined by 4% in 2016, the second consecutive year digital has shrunk
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New study reveals kids prefer reading print books over digital books

New study reveals kids prefer reading print books over digital books | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
New survey says that kids ages 6-17 are rejecting e-books in favor of reading traditional print books. Survey reveals that 58 percent of children enjoy recreational reading, too.
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Toronto Public Library shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder

Toronto Public Library shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Two white lamps that look like props from a sci-fi film sit in the common area of the Brentwood Library. But they're not common
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Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless

Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
People who are homeless often spend lots of time at libraries, but they're not always welcomed. That's not the case in Dallas, which goes out of its way to help the homeless.
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101 Books Every Child Needs to Hear Before Kindergarten

101 Books Every Child Needs to Hear Before Kindergarten | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Here are 101 books to read to kids before kindergarten to fill their literacy tanks with the best of the best and make them fall in love with books.
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60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe

60 Stunning Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The Globe | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Every child deserves an education.
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Kids loving canine classmate

Kids loving canine classmate | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
A LONG-haired German Shepherd has joined a Parkdale classroom to hear grade two students read aloud each week.
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Teens’ Top 10 Australian Books or Series

Teens’ Top 10 Australian Books or Series | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Over 500 Australian teens were asked what their favourite books or series were. Here are their top 10 books or series by Australian authors: Once series by Morris Gleitzman Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths Tomorrow series by John Marsden The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman WeirDo series by Anh Do…
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15 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever

15 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Get ready to laugh out loud at these priceless and oh-so-funny moments, which prove that librarians really are the wittiest people around.
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The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues

The Lost Art of Library Card Catalogues | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The art of writing card catalogue entries may be dying, but they still tell us a lot about our data past.
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The best books for babies and toddlers

The best books for babies and toddlers | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Family-friendly radio for kids and their grown-ups - tune in now with our free app, online or on digital radio.
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There’s a Word for Buying Books and Not Reading Them

There’s a Word for Buying Books and Not Reading Them | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
Tsundoku is the condition of acquiring reading materials but letting them pile up rather than reading them.
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Books N Bros’ 11-year-old founder wants to help boys love reading at an age when they often don’t

Books N Bros’ 11-year-old founder wants to help boys love reading at an age when they often don’t | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
If you Google the terms “boys and reading,” you will find thousands of results laying out the state of the gender gap between boys and girls when it comes
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Singapore May Have Designed the World's Best Bus Stop

Singapore May Have Designed the World's Best Bus Stop | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
An architecture firm and the government collaborated on a bus stop with books, a rooftop garden, and a swing.
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Miffy creator Dick Bruna has died aged 89

Miffy creator Dick Bruna has died aged 89 | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
The Dutch artist and illustrator, whose much-loved stories about a cartoon rabbit sold more than 80m books, has died aged 89
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Dementia in fiction

Dementia in fiction | Reading discovery | Scoop.it
If fiction can be said to have some larger purpose than to entertain or enlighten, it is surely the creation of empathy. A play, a movie or a novel can place us directly in somebody else’s shoes. Thoughtful and considered fiction can serve as a form of advocacy and insight into living with a diagnosis…
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Dallas Library Embraces Role As Haven For The Homeless

People who are homeless often spend lots of time at libraries, but they're not always welcomed. That's not the case in Dallas, which goes out of its way to help the homeless.
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