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hurrah for bikes & books! Stationary Bikes Join Books in Virginia School Library | School Library Journal

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thelifeguardlibrarian: Electric Campfire Jenny Hong realized that when library users needed to power up devices like notebooks and tablets, they were confined to outlets scattered throughout the building. She designed the Electric Campfire — a “cubical table arrayed on each … Continue reading

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continuants: laurbrarian: theinnkeeperlibrarian: kellyharas: mylifeinthelibrary: I just learned that the Naperville Public Library is having a blanket fort building event! What a great idea! I wonder if I could pull that off in adult services… This is amazing. Please try … Continue reading

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darienlibrary: IT’S HERE! HOOPLA! What is Hoopla you ask? It’s a way to stream TV shows, movies, music, and audiobooks from Darien Library. If you are on a mobile device like your tablet or smartphone, you can download your checkouts … Continue reading

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For Brian Morin, 11, an extraordinary gateway to “adventure” lurks within an unusual place: the corner of a room in a central Fresno 7-Eleven convenience store. Brian usually stops by five days a week to check out books from a … Continue reading

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explore-blog: Prologue – teas inspired by literary classics. To be brewed according to George Orwell’s 11 golden rules for the perfect cup of tea and sipped alongside snacks from The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook. clever bookish tea.

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teachingliteracy: Phone booth library (by elinor04 AWAY for a while)

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So, I had to go to the Financial District of Boston today and I had to drive (advice: Don’t.Ever.) but one of the nicest thing that happened (after a lot of angry swearing), is stopping by a small park on … Continue reading

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stacylwhitman: afropunklibrarian: librarianfanmail: laura-in-libraryland: Kids will soon have their own special library cards, incapable of incurring fines and of little use to their parents, under a plan approved by the Columbus Metropolitan Library yesterday. The library board approved the new … Continue reading

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chicagopubliclibrary: The Story Tower – Cēsis, Latvia From Dezeen: This timber structure clad in recycled food packaging houses a temporary library and book exchange and was designed and built by architecture students in Cēsis, Latvia Summer school students and tutors from … Continue reading

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