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Friday's Top Five Finds from the Library

Here are this week’s Top 5 finds.

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett – We listened to the audio book over this past month while in the car. 251 more words


This is the Night Mail...

Last week I visited the newly refurbished Central Library in Manchester where one of the main attractions is the BFI Mediatheque. This allows you to sit in front of a terminal and browse through a huge catalogue of historic British films and classic TV programmes; addictive for all of us media junkies! 297 more words

The Case For Marginalia (Or: Why You Should Ruin Books)

Many thanks to JD at The Happy Typewriter for nudging me to write this one.

For the last five years, various magazines have claimed it’s “having a moment”, but the truth is that marginalia never went away. 424 more words


Caister's Community Read

Caister Library have chosen two titles for their Community Read.

Never Saw it Coming by Linwood Barclay

Summary:  Keisha passes herself off as a psychic. The truth is her real powers have more to do with separating families from their money than actually seeing into the netherworld. 328 more words

The Loss of a Library

‘2639’ that was my library number at the local library I visited while I was growing up. I regularly went there during my early teenage years. 779 more words


Lit Talks: Do you check the goodreads rating?

Lit Talks is a series of  discussion posts where I discuss anything that has caught my eye. I aim to take a new angle on old and new topics alike.  352 more words

Book Blog

Location for presidential library to be decided soon

With just weeks until decision time, it looks like Honolulu may not be in the lead for President Obama’s library.

The foundation developing the library has commissioned a poll in Chicago asking residents whether or not they support the presidential library being built on the south side.. 37 more words