Tag Archives: Library

Save The Libraries

The Trump Administration recently released its proposed federal budget for FY2018. The Institute of Museum of Library Services (IMLS), the independent agency that administers the bulk of federal library funding under the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), is included … Continue reading

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When In Doubt

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Love Letter To Libraries

Canadian artist/tour guide/urban geographer Daniel Rotsztain has been devotedly visiting every branch in the extensive Toronto Public Library system and documenting the project with wonderful, whimsical drawings of each branch. With 102 individual libraries to visit, it’s a big project. … Continue reading

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Beach Reads

Enjoying a good beach read is one of the perks of summertime for booklovers the world over. The city of Tel Aviv has just made it even easier with the launch of their beach library on wheels. The colorfully painted … Continue reading

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Habits Makes It Sound Disreputable

On December 20th, the Pew Research Center‘s Internet & American Life Project released a thought provoking study of “Reading habits in Different Communities” in the United States. It appears that only 78% of Americans ages 16 and older report reading … Continue reading

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Salman Rushdie Hates The Plan

Author Salman Rushdie, along with more than 700 writers, scholars, publishers and artists, has sent a scathing letter to the President of the New York Public Library (see below) protesting the city’s $300 million restructuring planĀ for the flagship 42nd Street … Continue reading

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