Tag Archives: book read

Librarians and Others Oppose Wentzville Book Ban | Books

Stunned librarians, parents and booksellers are speaking out against the censorship of a banned book in a local school district this month. “I was shocked it went this far,” said Zebrina Looney, whose son is a Wentzville School District senior. She spoke to a local NAACP chapter of the district …

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Tsundoku: The Art of Buying Books You Can’t Read

Maybe you have someone in your life who has a stack of TBRs (meaning “to read”), and you’re starting to worry. It’s maybe a dozen books on their bedside table. It may be a shelf (or two…or three…or an entire shelf) of books whose covers have not yet been opened. …

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10 Valentine’s Day books for kids to help spread the love this year

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Yes, Valentine’s Day is already approaching and so it’s time for us to talk about Valentine’s Day children’s books. I know, I know – I’ve also barely come to terms with the fact …

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Wollongong’s most popular books in a year of reading challenges | Mercury of Illawarra

news, latest news, The head of the Wollongong Library Network praised the teams of workers for their innovation and willingness to mingle and provide books to readers anyway during the closures. And they had felt the love in return, said Jenny Thompson, head of library and community services for Wollongong …

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Maharashtra: Palghar schoolchildren “make friends” with books | Bombay News

PALGHAR: Palghar’s parents have reason to be happy now that their school children are being encouraged to turn off their cell phones and read books. Launched on December 18, 2021, a month-long campaign called “Aao kitabon se dosti karein” (Come, make friends with books), promotes the reading habit among children. …

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Popular 2021 Books by African Authors

With The Dorées and My sister the serial killer. From African science fiction to international Booker Prize winners, it’s no surprise that 2021 has been a great year for African writers and readers. As the year draws to a close, here is a reminder of some of the books by …

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BOOKS: Game: ML Williams | Florida News

Readers don’t need to know anything about Austro-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein to appreciate ML Williams’ new book of poetry, “Game”, but a little practical knowledge helps. Wittgenstein explored the philosophical dimensions of logic, mathematics, mind, and language. Living from 1889 to 1951, he is considered one of the greatest modern …

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10 books we read in 2021 that changed our perspective

As we approach the final two weeks of 2021, we’re taking this time to reflect on the books we’ve read this year that have changed our outlook. This year has taught us a lot about resilience, empathy and dealing with constant change. Some of us turned to a light reading …

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Everyday Learners: Increasing Children’s Access to Books Through Lending Libraries | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy of the United Way of Utah County Community members can pick up any book or add a book to the small free library. Can you imagine a world without books? Books help inspire and answer questions. Books motivate, entertain, educate, and encourage exploration and imagination. Sadly, living in a …

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These 5 Great Easy-To-Read Money Books Will Change The Way You Think About Investing

Maybe you automatically funnel payroll deductions into your 401 (k) account. Either you tried crypto or, God forbid, bought a stock or two even on Robinhood. But tweets, articles from Google searches, and Instagram screenshots of stock charts aren’t enough to make you a good investor; We must go further. …

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Several copies of popular books available

Although the library hosts their own book discussion groups, we know that sometimes the days and times don’t fit your schedule. Sometimes it’s nice to get together with old and new friends outside of the library to discuss the latest novel you’ve read. If your private group needs multiple copies …

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