For the Love of Libraries: Four Authors on What Makes Libraries Wonderful

Writer's Digest asked four authors about what libraries mean to them. Here’s what the greats have to say about what makes libraries so great. The post For the Love of Libraries: Four Authors on What Makes Libraries Wonderful by Ericka McIntyre appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

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Zombies Ate My Library: a love letter to libraries

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School & Library Spotlight: How to Make Libraries Indispensible

School library expert Suzanna L. Panter shares the latest trends and issues affecting librarians in the field, ahead of the Texas Library Association annual conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Do libraries matter? 94 percent of Americans say libraries make life better

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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

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15+ Library Stickers To Show Your Love of That Special Place

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Putting a Value on Author Events at the Library

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Author Bernardine Evaristo: 'This is a history-making moment'

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Authors, Austerity and the UK’s Save Our Libraries Campaign

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