Languages, right – nothing can impress us anymore. But you might be positively mistaken. UIC London Language school team has compiled 50 interesting facts about languages and (at least) some of them will make you to say wow and tweet … Continue reading
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teachingliteracy: fairytalemood: Definitely Not for Little Ones: Some Very Grimm Fairy-Tale Comics by Rotraut Susanne Berner This is a delightfully witty, slightly scary re-telling of some of the most famous Grimm fairy tales, which is sure to make them accessible … Continue reading
During the months of January and February 2014, the National Parliamentary Library of Ukraine found itself at the center of the anti-government clashes in Kiev. The former Ukrainian government under President Yanukovych used violence to stop a non-violent protest and … Continue reading
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chicagopubliclibrary: Il Bibliomotocarro – Basilicata, Italy From Green Generation (Translated) Bibliomotocarro is a traveling library that brings books every Saturday in the villages of Basilicata. There are about 700 books that the bike has bee; eight stops, with appropriate signs and … Continue reading
Have you heard of the International Librarians Network? It is a peer mentoring program, “a meeting place” for librarians around the world. Applications are currently open through February 20 for the… ILN -international Librarians Network Advertisements
God jul from our sister library in Sweden. This is one of the decorated roundabouts in the Gislaved Kommun. *love* Advertisements
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fairytalemood: The Orange Fairy Book illustrated by Tomislav Tomić ‘The stories are taken from those told by grannies to grandchildren in many countries and in many languages – French, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Gaelic, Icelandic, Cherokee, African, Indian, Australian, Slavonic, Eskimo.’ In … Continue reading
The New York Times just released their top 10 illustrated books of 2013. This list is usually a bit different than many lists that librarians look at – they are focused on the illustration as fine… Art of the picture … Continue reading