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Can You Borrow My Book ?

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A Place Just For Book Lovers

My television cable service offers literally hundreds of channels to chose from 24 hours a day. There are networks devoted to every sport imaginable. There are dozens of food and cooking shows. There are even entire networks that only show … Continue reading

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Speed Reading

Those of us who absolutely must have something to read at all times are always on the hunt for quick reads for short trips and long waits. This infographic, created by Ebook Friendly, suggests 24 choices for 1 hour reads. … Continue reading

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Like Spotify for books (sort of)

How do you chose your reading material ? Do you ask a friend ? A librarian ? Maybe you only read New York Times bestsellers. Now the pressure is off. You can get book recommendations from some of the best … Continue reading

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What Makes A Good Book

 

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Mark Your Calendar

On April 8,2015 a new website aimed at bibliophiles will be launched. Literary Hub, founded by Grove Atlantic, City Lights, PEN, Tattered Cover, Tin House, Europa Editions, and more than 60 other publishers, booksellers, and literary magazines, aims to be … Continue reading

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Tales From the Public Domain

Yesterday was Public Domain Day in the United States and in many other nations around the world. The first day of every year creative works that have outlived their legal copyrights enter the public domain and become freely available for … Continue reading

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No More Boring Rides

The Moscow Metro now is offering riders access to a virtual library of hundreds of classic novels. The free downloads are accessible via QR codes from station platforms¬†without prior registration. The entire library is also available on buses and trams … Continue reading

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Every Airport Needs One

Last week the San Antonio International Airpo¬† unveiled two Digital Library kiosks that will allow travelers to check out digital media to take on trips.The kiosks were funded by the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library at a cost … Continue reading

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Words Count

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