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Six-Year-Old Sends Her Allowance to Keep Libraries Open

I LOVE reading stories like this–where people, no matter what age, do something kind, good, or right. It’s especially lovely to read that a six-year-old gave her entire allowance to help keep open a library! You can see the actual … Continue reading

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Literary-themed ice cream

Ben and Jerry’s is considering creating a library-themed ice-cream flavour! How cool is that? What a great way to remind people every day about libraries and books…. And how did this get started? By a librarian and book-lover, of course. … Continue reading

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help a library by leaving a comment

Children’s and YA author Cynthea Liu has set a library loving challenge on her blog. For each comment made on her post, she will donate $0.10, up to $100, to the Briarglen Elementary’s Library ELL and Special Education program. If … Continue reading

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Keep Toronto Reading 2009

If you live in Toronto, all this month there are book-related events in celebration of books and encouraging people to read, sponsored by the Toronto Public Library. There are Lit Lunches where books are discussed over lunch; celebrations of books … Continue reading

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How to hook a teen reader – one library display

Want to see a great way to entice teens to read? Check out the display Lisa Chellman put up at her library. “Liars, Cheaters, & Crooks.” Who wouldn’t be interested in reading fiction about those topics? And her title kinda … Continue reading

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