Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sculptural Installations with a Literary Twist

In Spain, floods of books pour out of the windows of buildings. Artist Alicia Martin created these sculptural installations (under the project moniker Biografias) at three site specific locations in Madrid.  Each book’s pages, unbound by glue, are free to … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Still looking for some summer reading recommendations? I’ve compiled a list of books for different age groups below. These titles were culled from other published lists or come recommended straight from me. Don’t be afraid to check out titles out … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest ‘Art Museum’ in Print

The Art Museum, a tome containing an imaginary art museum featuring the world’s most famous works, is the latest book from Phaidon. The story of this epic work (it weights 18 lbs and clocks in at over 1,000 pages), broke on … Continue reading

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Remembering Children’s Author Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George, author of revered children’s titles, My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves, passed away at the age of 92 last week. To read about her life and how her love of animals and nature effected her books, see … Continue reading

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Zombie-Based Learning?

Love learning about geography? Also love the living dead? If you answered an enthusiastic “Yes!” to both of the above, you should really check out this Kickstarter campaign by David Hunter, an educator hailing from Seattle, WA. He proposes using … Continue reading

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Put our Online Catalog to Use!

Our library has over 1,300 books currently cataloged. Be sure to check out our holdings using the Online Catalog! You can search for titles you’re looking for, search by keyword, or search by author. The catalog will tell you what … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List

Summer is nearly here! We all know what that means – much more time for leisure reading! The Horn Book has compiled an extensive list of summer reading recommendations. There’s something for everyone, from picture books to teen fiction. Check … Continue reading

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