Some Book & Library News

 – So, …apparently Wikipedia Loves Libraries?

And in other news…
The National Book Awards were announced last week…
NPR’s Book site asks: What Does the National Book Award Stand For? What Should It Stand For?
and….while you’re over at NPR – indulge your sci-fi dork’s side with this tid-bit: A New Book Answers A Burning Question: What’s Under Darth Vader’s Suit?


In FPL News: –

FYI: On Friday, October 21, the library will not open until 10:00 a.m.

Here at the Ferndale Library, this week:
10/19 – Tracy St. James and the New Femmes , a documentary, focusing on the transgendered community, will screen in our community room @ 7:30 pm, Tracy St. James (the films director, otherwise known as James Bresnahan) will be your host and will also make time for questions and answers after the movie.

Also in terms of FPL movie news… Two documentaries by filmmaker Chris Bedford will screen on Oct 20, at 7:30 pm in our Community Room – part of the Transition Ferndale film series.  – ‘What Will We Eat’  and ‘Coming Home: Reinvention of the Local Economy’

Back to some national news -The Occupy Wall Street protests continue to inspire similar demonstrations in cities across the nation. The Daily Reader put up this post, last week: “Books to Read While You’re Occupying…”

…which includes a book that I, myself, am currently reading: Dorian Lynskey’s 33 Revolutions per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Greenday.

For more “Good Books on Wall Street” – scan through GOOD’s link.

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