Book bits

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Hi there! Welcome to Ferndale Public Library’s blog.

Every now and again I glean together five of my favorite book-or library- related news bits from around the Internet. It’s only fitting that I start off with
#1 BuzzFeed’s28 Beautiful Quotes About Libraries

# 2 …only to be followed up by Publisher’s Weekly’s PW’s Top 10 Library Stories of 2013“For libraries, 2013 was an eventful year. PW takes a look back at the top 10 library stories of the year, and a look ahead to what might be on the horizon in 2014.” Read more here, for insights into the future of E-books, Google & the Author’s Guild and Pew’s Survey showing how much American’s love libraries (despite the drop in actual usage).

# 3 Everybody needs libraries – Especially Teens

# 4 Looking for Book Reviews? Try NPR’s NPR’s Book Concierge — a Guide To 2013’s Great Reads

untitled# 5 Finally, with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug still in theatres and the premier of Game of Thrones’ Season 4 just about two months down the road – I found it fitting to point you towards this literary grudge match, via the Huffington Post ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Versus ‘Game of Thrones’: The Ultimate Showdown

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