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Banned Book Bonanza

Libraries around the country celebrate “Banned Book” week during the final week of September (or the first full week of Fall). My local library, the Lansing Community Library (LCL), decided to extend this celebration of reading freedom through the end … Continue reading

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Discussion Series Invites Adults to Read Children’s Classics

The Lansing Community Library will present a three-part book discussion series beginning in October 2016 on “Childhood Classics.” Members of the community are invited to attend the free programs, which will take place at the Lansing Community Library, 730 1st … Continue reading

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Lansing Community Library Snack & Chat Tonight

http://www.lansing.ks.us/CivicAlerts/#1331_SingleEntryView The Lansing Community Library is hosting its first “Snack and Chat” on Tues., Nov.3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Library, 730 1st Terr. This new quarterly event gives community members an opportunity to meet with the Library … Continue reading

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Big Read Coming to Lansing

What is the Big Read? Simply put, it’s a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. I’ve participated in many Big Reads through the Kansas City Public Library, … Continue reading

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The 12 Weirdest Reasons For Banning Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

http://io9.com/the-12-weirdest-reasons-for-banning-science-fiction-and-1639136022 The Wizard of Oz? Really?  I’m shocked … not.  Some of the other ones listed are equally silly.  I’ve read most of these  and I turned out just fine.  😉 Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs of Reading Habits

I remembered to export my GoodReads book catalog earlier this week.  I’ve been forgetful for several months and the hot topic at work lately has been DR (disaster recovery).  So, practicing what I preach, I ‘backed up’ my book catalog … Continue reading

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The Abomination of Ebooks: They Price People Out of Reading | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/10/how-ebook-pricing-hurts-us-in-more-ways-than-you-think I haven’t read an article recently on ebook pricing, especially as it pertains to libraries.   This is an opinion article but a good one.

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