Thursday, September 20, 2012

Will books become an endangered species??

eBook reading is definitely on the rise. Check out this infographic from @mashable to see if you agree about the future of books.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

Kitchen Cheat Sheet

Something totally non-related to libraries, though we may argue that we sure have helped enough people with these types of questions. 

This is certainly pertinent information to share with all. Do you know your kitchen conversions? Now you will and can post this in yours so you don't forget! Thanks Everest ...  http://www.everest.co.uk/


Thursday, September 13, 2012

Now This Is a Bookmobile!

The history of mobile libraries. This article (mostly photos) is cool. Fun to look through the wheels of time. The below pic is from the German Robi mobile but there are pix of many others through the ages. Check it out.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

eReader Comparison Guide

Ok...so I just created this eReader Comparison chart for my library and decided that someone in blog-land may benefit from it as well...it's as up-to-date as it can be at this moment (including Amazon's big announcements this past Thursday).



eReader Comparisons

Sunday, September 9, 2012

The Fall Book Preview of Cross-Under Reads - Entertainment - The Atlantic Wire

Lately I've been very impressed with the quality of Young Adult fiction titles coming out. The storylines are so much meatier and captivating that the audience has expanded to include a much broader range of readers than when teen books were written in my youth (80s).

The following is a nice blog of teen titles with cross interest to the adult readership world. Which ones would interest you?