America’s Right To Libraries

The President of the American Libraries Association is spearheading a new advocacy initiative: LIBRARIES CHANGE LIVES – part of which is a new “effort to secure hundreds of thousands of signatures from community members across the country…” for an inspiring Declaration!

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In other Book-news
NPR NPR Books started up a tumblr, recently!
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We recommend following… http://nprbooks.tumblr.com/

 

While you’re on the internet…surfing around… You might want to check out E-BOOK FRIENDLY (another cool book blog) – “Street art and murals about books, libraries, reading”

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E-BOOK FRIENDLY: Street art and murals about books, libraries, reading

You can check-in at this weekend’s Comic Con (by way of Publisher’s Weekly):

COMICCONWhat’s Next for Graphic Novels in Libraries
And for further reading: PW: How Graphic Novels Became the Hottest Section in the Library — “…serious librarians should want nothing to do with the raucous, pulp world of comics…”  …Or so went the misconception! Read on…

 

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