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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  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

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

comical phenomenonical: readers advisory and comics

Everyone has the right to read comics and to be respected for it > Girls read comics too Read reviews, interviews and about women in comics. Readers advisory with comics > Some may … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

beach reads, train reads

Great idea, Broome Public Libraries! Beach Reads gets books into the hands of people relaxing on the beach – they’re not in the library, this makes good use of donated … Continue reading

October 11, 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. The Cancer Council is currently promoting … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lending eReaders

Our library plans to develop a program this year on lending preloaded eReaders. Many libraries do this already, including a couple of places where I know the librarians so will … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

24 The Book Lover’s Journal: My Personal Reading Record by Rene J. Smith

24 The Book Lover’s Journal: My Personal Reading Record by Rene J. Smith Peter Pauper Press, NY. 2011 In 2011, in Logan, I met Paul Brown of Bestsellers at the QPLA Conference. … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment