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Inked at the library: Skin stories

More great examples of words off the page and into people’s lives. Everybody* has a tattoo these days. Libraries and people work well together – how ingenious to share people’s ink stories. Inked … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Telepoem Booth

Listen to the language. Close your eyes and imagine. There is more than one way to experience a poem. In a realisation of the application of digital technology to the dissemination of … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mood Boosting Books

Reading Well’s #moodboosting booklist is available now for 2016  http://bit.ly/1Q056HG  Get the books, promote the list, talk with people about mental health and the value of reading.

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading for health partnerships

ALIA has partnered with Think Pink for a national breast cancer awareness promotion in October. They have included a reading list with their downloadable resources. There is some crossover with … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Watch the movie, think of the library

Cate Blanchett’s new movie, Carol, will be released in Australia on 14 January. It’s based on Patricia Highsmith’s groundbreaking 1952 novel The Price of Salt. The various editions of this … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

rainbow connections 2

Have you had projects that you never got to complete? A to-do list with blank spaces where there should be ticks? A to-be-read pile that, like The Magic Pudding, just … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reading Well Dementia

Can your library actively use this list and this program to connect people with information when they need it most? This week, The Reading Agency launched Reading Well Dementia books … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rainbow connection

Auckland Libraries have made it very easy for the rest of us now to promote those books, magazines and films in our collections that feature LGBTIQ characters, and are by … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Things Librarians should be doing to champion reading

Just five things, but I’m sure we can think of more… (There’s a lot more to it than recommending a good book to a customer).

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

eBook for Daffodil Day

We launched this eBook on Daffodil Day to support people in their search for information about cancer. I’m over the moon excited about it. http://issuu.com/townsville_city_council/docs/cancer_wellness The Cancer Council is currently promoting … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment