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Discover or Rediscover Your Public Library

“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”–Jean Fritz, children’s author Last week was National Library Week, and, though we’re a week late, it’s never too late to discover or rediscover your local library! Just don’t plan … Continue reading

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Is the Internet Ruining Reading?

“The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.“–Dan Rather Because of the internet, emailing, and text-messaging on cell phones, we actually do more reading now than we did in the seventies and eighties when … Continue reading

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Reading a “Real” Book Is Better Than Reading on an E-Reader

More fun to read a real book I have  always preferred reading from paper to an electronic device. My Kindle does have advantages as it goes to sleep when I do so I don’t have to find my place when I wake … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Deception

 “You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.”—Harry S. Truman This a repost of one of our first blogs.  But … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Visit Your Local Library

“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”–Jean Fritz, children’s author In difficult economic times libraries are vulnerable to drastic budget cuts, yet it is in hard times that many people discover the myriad benefits of their … Continue reading

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Try This New Excercise–Stretch Your Mind in 2013

“In choosing a president, we really don’t choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal.  We choose a leader.“–Rudy Giuliani Personally, I don’t think many people do this–but they should!  Informed voters can. “I am sure that every one … Continue reading

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E-Learning Increases Reading Load

“The Stone Age didn’t end because they ran out of stones.”    –Unknown Online learning, particularly blended learning, which combines online learning with traditional classroom learning, is the future of education–and the future is here.  Online learning requires copious amounts of reading, which requires better … Continue reading

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