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Children: The saviors of printed books!

Today, I ran across a link on twitter to an article from The Atlantic: Will Children Save Printed Books? The upshot of the article (more of a blurb, really) is that kids will continue to read print rather than e-books … Continue reading

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Has the library gotten “cold”?

Last night, my mother and I were headed to go on a group run. On the way, I had her stop at my library branch so I could drop off the huge stack of books that my son and I … Continue reading

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Don’t fear the future

I remember riding Spaceship Earth at EPCOT when I was 12 – you know, the ride in the giant golf ball? There was a scene about how we would communicate in the future that made me slightly uncomfortable. People were … Continue reading

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Notes on relevance, struggles, and the library

The recent LA Times article, Libraries reinvent themselves as they struggle to remain relevant in the digital age, as well as Michael Gorman’s much-discussed comments – specifically, “If you want to have game rooms and pingpong tables and God knows … Continue reading

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Can’t we all just get along?

Here’s something else I’m over: the print vs. electronic debate. Are e-books going to kill print media? In the future, will we all be iPad or Kindle toting readers? In this Washington Post article, Gabrielle Miller says that we must … Continue reading

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