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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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Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Is Also a Gifted Speedreader

“He read the entire Chronicles of Narnia series when he was four, and we said, ‘O.k., we’re going to have to keep him from getting bored.’”  –Ron Kluwe, father of Chris Kluwe When I think of famous speedreaders, I think of John … Continue reading

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Read a Banned Book

“To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor’s prohibited list.“–John Aiken Celebrate the freedom to read what you want and having an open mind during Banned Book Week, September 30-October 6, 2012.  We have listed below ten frequently challenged classics.  The … 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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More on Newspapers: Bias & Opinion Pieces

One More Thing on Headlines:  When going off about headlines last time, I forgot to give kudos to headline writers for using their creativity for fun instead of sensationalism.  My dad was a punster and a lot of headline writers are … Continue reading

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How to Read a Newspaper

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.” –Mark Twain Mark Twain was a very wise man!  But to start with I must state that I believe in getting informed through newspapers.  I … Continue reading

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