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The high speed word of digital technology is changing the face of libraries.
What do you think of this infographic about the future of libraries?

Libraries of the Future


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The Teens’ Top Ten list nominated by teens in school and public libraries across the country has been announced. Readers will vote online from August 15-September 15. The winners will be announced during Teen Read Week in October.

Time to start reading…


Crewel by Gennifer Albin
Of Poseidon by Anna Banks
Underworld by Meg Cabot
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
Poison Princess by Kresley Cole
Skinny by Donna Cooner
Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross
Croak by Gina Damico
The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda
172 Hours on the Moon by Johan Harstad
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Wake by Amanda Hocking
Tilt by Ellen Hopkins
Enchanted by Alethea Kontis
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Butter by Erin Jade Lange
Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
Every Day by David Levithan
Son by Lois Lowry
I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen
Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Immortal City by Scott Speer
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

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I haven’t posted in a while because my computer died and had to be buried.
Now I have a new laptop running Windows 8.
Still trying to learn how to use it…so different from the previous computer I had.

So on to the next news for you.


Tonight is World Book Night…a special time designated for promoting and sharing books.

This is the list of selected books for the 2013 celebration that will appeal to adults or younger readers.
How many have you already read?

US Book List for World Book Night 2013

  1. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  2. City of Thieves by David Benioff
  3. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  4. My Antonia by Willa Cather
  5. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
  6. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
  7. La Casa en Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros -translated by Elena Poniatowska
  8. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  9. El Alquimista by Paulo Coelho
  10. The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  11. The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
  12. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  13. Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  14. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  15. Playing for Pizza by John Grisham
  16. Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
  17. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster; illustrated by Jules Feiffer
  18. Moneyball by Michael Lewis
  19. The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer
  20. Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
  21. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
  22. Population 485 by Michael Perry
  23. Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  24. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  25. Montana Sky by Nora Roberts
  26. Look Again by Lisa Scottoline
  27. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  28. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
  29. Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith
  30. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain
  31. Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
  32. Favorite American Poems in Large Print edited by Paul Negri

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Love this infographic.


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