Walking to the library the long way

I wanted to go for a walk this morning. We have some overdue library books so I decided to walk to the library. I managed to drop off one of the books, and got some exercise in the process. I made a point of doing more walking before I bought my Fitbit, but having the […]

Will these libraries appeal to our kids in a digital future?

I noticed this post on Facebook about 6 buildings that are helping to redefine libraries. I wonder: will these libraries appeal to our kids as much as the more traditional libraries in our cities appealed to us when we were young and lacked the digital devices our kids have? In an age when Google can replace […]

A man walks into a library

I heard a pretty funny joke yesterday and have to share it:

Bookless libraries

I just read an article titled “Texas library offers glimpse of bookless future” about a library that has no paper-based books. Instead, it has rows of iMacs and tablets which lenders can take out with books loaded on to them. This may horrify book lovers who love the feel of paper and all the other […]

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