- Bookworm ChengduAlthough this is not exactly a public library, it is a library nonetheless. And it’s a very difficult sort of library. Though the collection is quite small (only 5,000 books) at the moment, I found that it has a very interesting concept for a library. Besides being a library, it is also a […]
The Stranger, a newspaper in Seattle, Washington in the States, held their annual Genius Awards party in the Seattle Public Library. As Jen Graves reportedMaybe what we’re all so enamored with about the Central Library is that it isn’t a library so much as the best of all possible nightclubs, a romantic (yes! in the […]
Click To Play Common Craft has just created another kick-ass video on the new version of Google Docs, that now includes Presentation in addition to Document and Spreadsheet. If you noticed, they have also made a name changed from “Google Docs and Spreadsheets” to “Google Docs”. Enjoy the video.
- 36 Bajrang Dal activists held for razing libraryA library was demolished in the town of Mamdapur in India over a book. The activists were angry that the library had a copy of a book that contained objectionable references against Lord Rama. The situation was so severe that police had to fire into the air […]
- What’s new in Library 2.0? Shift in power.Kathryn has written post about what she thinks is the ‘new’ in new media. Interesting! I think I might be able to use her ideas in explaining to my colleagues what new media is all about when I’m conducting the training for new media literacy. - Under […]
- Dahl beats Rowling as young adults’ favourite authorGiven that Harry Potter books have been selling really fantastically, it was quite surprising that Roald Dahl has beaten JK Rowling to the title of “most popular children’s author among young adults” in the UK. JK Rowling only came in fourth. CS Lewis and JM Barrie came […]
Marilyn Monroe and stacks, originally uploaded by dblduchess. Half Hollow Hills Library in the US has an innovative way to promote their new service, video-on-demand. Besides Marilyn Monroe, there’s also James Dean, John Wayne and Humprey Bogart amongst other stars. (via Library Revolution)
- 2007 Survey of the Biblioblogosphere: Index of ResultsMeredith Wolfwater conducted an online survey of librarians and those working in the library field who blog. She has since collated all the submissions and is slowly releasing the survey results. - Young reader’s medal effort - AdelaideNowA eight-year-old boy in Adelaide has read 1000 books since […]