Little Free Library Aims to Eliminate Book Deserts

The Little Free Library nonprofit literacy organization announced that it hopes to eliminate book deserts across the U.S. by partnering with local community organizations to install and maintain book-sharing boxes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-29 04:00:00 UTC ]

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Little Free Library Aims to Eliminate Book Deserts

The Little Free Library nonprofit literacy organization announced that it hopes to eliminate book deserts across the U.S. by partnering with local community organizations to install and maintain book-sharing boxes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Get Free Books For Your School Library (and Use Them to Host a Book Fair)

Some tips from a school librarian on getting access to free books for your school library, and using those books to put on a book fair. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-26 10:34:00 UTC ]
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All The Public Libraries Offering Free Access to Banned Books: A Comprehensive Guide

A comprehensive guide to the public libraries offering free access to banned books. Here's where and how. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-23 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Book Bans May Bring the Return of Child-Free Libraries: Censorship News, August 4, 2023

Policies in response to book bans are pushing kids out of libraries — plus, this week's censorship and book banning news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-04 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Saint Dolly does it again: Imagination Library expands free book efforts in California

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library will expand its program to send children free books across all 58 California counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom announces. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-06-07 15:51:03 UTC ]
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It’s official: Book-banning attempts aimed at libraries are way up this year.

The American Library Association has released its preliminary data on attempts to censor books or limit library resources, and the numbers are bad. From Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, there were 681 “attempts to ban or restrict library resources,” targeting 1,651 titles in total. This number already exceeds... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-16 16:06:45 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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The Free Book Bus, A Death Positive Library, and Other Good Bookish Things That Happened This Week

Lots of good bookish things happened this week, including research that proves libraries lead to healthier, more equitable communities. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-29 10:42:00 UTC ]
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A library staffer has been fired for burning Trump and Ann Coulter books in his free time.

Cameron Williams, a former staffer at Chattanooga Public Library and a local Black Lives Matter activist, has been fired from his library job three months after being accused of “improperly” burning books written by Donald Trump and Ann Coulter. In December, as the Chattanooga Times Free Press... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-17 17:26:28 UTC ]
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Tired of buying airport books? These airports are installing Little Free Libraries.

A great idea! Marshall University students in Bret Masters’s building technology class are currently building bookshelves to install Little Free Libraries in Yeager and Huntington Tri-State Airports. The idea for the project was originated by Kelli Johnson, associate librarian at Marshall, when... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-02 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Excellent Little Free Library Book Labels, Stickers, and Stamps

Get a stamp or Little Free Library book labels so your patrons remember where their new favorite book came from. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-21 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Offer Free—Readable—E-book Version of 'The Mueller Report'

By publishing a real, functional ebook edition of 'The Mueller Report,' the nation's libraries are picking up where the federal government slacked off. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Free Library Marks a Decade of Book Sharing

It has been a year of joy mixed with sorrow for Little Free Library, but the Wisconsin nonprofit just keeps growing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Get Free Kindle Books With Your Library Card

All you need is an internet connection, a library card, and a good e-reader to dive into your next page-turner. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Beijing Subway Now Has A Library Of Free E-Books For Passengers

Riders can stop playing Angry Birds and download something a bit more enriching.On the subway in Beijing, as in most cities with underground Wi-Fi connections, commuters usually spend their rides mindlessly staring at their phones, scrolling through emails or playing games. But now riders on one... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North Carolina’s Firestorm Books Offers Free Books Banned in Florida

Firestorm Books in Asheville, N.C., has acquired 22,500 copies of 46 children's books that were banned from the Duval County Public School system in Florida, and will distribute them for free across the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Data Overwhelmingly Supports Libraries and Library Workers: Book Censorship News, January 5, 2024

The data supports the work of libraries and library workers far more than it doesn't. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-01-05 11:40:00 UTC ]
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New S&S Program, Books Belong, Takes Aim at Book Bans

Simon & Schuster is introducing a new "multi-platform education and resources program" during this year's Banned Books Week, as part of an effort to expand the publisher's response to the book bans and challenges. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International: 25,000 Books for Ukrainian Libraries

A September shipment to Kyiv comprises new books donated by UK publishers for Book Aid International and PEN chapters' distribution. The post Book Aid International: 25,000 Books for Ukrainian Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-08-08 22:51:38 UTC ]
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