Bargain hunters strike book bonanza on opening day of City Library sale

When Palmerston North City Library staff arrived at work on Friday morning, the queue for the first day of the three-day book sale had already formed. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bargain hunters strike book bonanza on opening day of City Library sale

When Palmerston North City Library staff arrived at work on Friday morning, the queue for the first day of the three-day book sale had already formed. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day plans outreach with book club and library collaboration

​A new monthly book club and greater outreach to public and school libraries are among the World Book Day plans for 2021, the charity’s c.e.o. has revealed at this year’s Bookseller Children’s Conference.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week last year—but they nonetheless continue to dominate the sharp end of this week’s Official UK Top... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Launches Massive Six-Day Book Sale

The inaugural Amazon Book Sale will run May 15–20 and feature deep discounts on thousands of books, including 50% off print bestsellers. The e-retailer is touting the event as "The Book Sale of Your Dreams." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Llano County Keeps Public Libraries Open Amid Book Ban Controversy

Officials in Llano County considered closing the entire library system in lieu of returning challenged titles to its shelves. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Palace Project, Draft2Digital Strike Deal to Offer Indie E-books to Libraries

Beginning next week, the first of an anticipated 500,000 indie and self-published e-book titles from Draft2Digital and Smashwords (which merged last year) will be made available for library lending via the Palace Marketplace, the upstart Palace Project’s digital content platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Jamie Raskin Headlines a Big Day for Libraries

The Maryland congressman, who has become the face of Washington's efforts to fight nationwide book banning efforts, capped off a day full of discussion on the biggest issues in the library world today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Which international city’s public libraries lend the most books per capita?

The pandemic has prompted, among other things, a slew of relocations. Some of those relocations (ie. to your mom’s house) have proved, or will prove, temporary; others, encouraged by new work-from-home policies, may become permanent. Or maybe you’re one of those people who looked around at the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’

Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi. The post Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Elizabeth Day and Johny Pitts to present 'Open Book'

Elizabeth Day and Johny Pitts are to be the new presenters of BBC Radio 4’s "Open Book" programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Okayama City libraries let patrons sterilize their books with the power of UV light.

Another win for technology! Library users in Okayama City are able to check out library books without fear of illness, thanks to a high-tech ultraviolet light sterilizer that cleans books thoroughly. The sterilizer also blows air on the books to clear off potential dust. Said one library-goer,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-08 16:44:03 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's hosts 'open days' for picture book creators in North and Scotland

Hachette Children’s Group will host two virtual open days to discover picture book writers and illustrators from the North of England and Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 07:22:21 UTC ]
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Pugh's statement 'is not true': City Hall emails reveal how aides learned Baltimore mayor lied about book sales

When Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh defended selling her “Healthy Holly” books to the University of Maryland Medical System, she made one specific claim that touched off concern at City Hall. Pugh told The Baltimore Sun on March 20 that she had not sold her books beyond those she provided to... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinney leapfrogs Walliams in World Book Day bonanza

Jeff Kinney’s £1 World Book Day title Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend (Puffin) has swiped the UK Official Top 50 number one spot from David Walliams’ Fing (HarperCollins), shifting 72,782 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book closes as library centralisation and cuts hit

A government move to offer library supply contracts to foreign firms has spelled the end for the 27-year-old Open Book Company, with six roles affected and the wider trade outraged. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books Opens in New York City

Amazon will open its seventh bookstore, and first in New York City—the heart of U.S. trade publishing and the hometown of Barnes & Noble—on May 25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Opens Advance Sales of Weekend Tickets

It’s time to buy tickets now for Frankfurt Book Fair’s weekend open to the general public. Tickets have gone on sale and include group rates. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Avoid Lines by Buying Tickets Now eginning today (April 10), “private visitor” tickets for the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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