Tag Archives: Book

Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh | Roadtrippers

31 March, 2014 Greg Newkirk There’s something undeniably creepy about big, expansive libraries. The hushed whispers, the almost artificial quiet, and the smell of dusty tomes combine to create a surreal experience. But when it comes to creepy libraries, Harvard … Continue reading

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How Public Libraries Are Solving America’s Reading Problem

  Comment Now Follow Comments We have a reading problem in the United States.  It’s not that people aren’t reading: in fact the Pew Research Center reports that 76% of adults have read a book in the past year.  Even … Continue reading

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“CAREER Q&A AUTHORS SPARK CAREER ADVICE DISCUSSION”

“CAREER Q&A AUTHORS SPARK CAREER ADVICE DISCUSSION” By Susan Hoover On Thursday, Nov. 7th, the New York Library Club co-sponsored a book and panel discussion at CUNY Graduate Center to celebrate the release of the book Career Q&A: A Librarian’s … Continue reading

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