Marcia Quinn Steeves

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Butterfly Peg People

Okay…here's my confession…I enjoy my craft time as much with my kiddies as without…<p>today while they were gone I pulled out the peg dolls and decided …

I Must Have One: A Reading Net For Your At-Home Library

This is the Reading Net designed by Spanish creative studio Playoffice. Of course I'm not sure how much credit Playoffice actually deserves. It's not …

Technology Trends in Libraries & the Emerging Generation

Technology has changed the face of libraries, and is continuing to change how we work and how we deliver services to our younger customers and their parents. This presentation introduces emerging technology trends and needs of children and teens, and how those trends can help re-shape library …

Innovation

Ad of the Day: JFK Library Brings the Man’s Legacy Vividly to Life 50 Years After His Death

It's understandable that most Americans who were alive on Nov. 22, 1963, remember where they were and what they were doing when they leaned that John …

Conan O'Brien

15 of our favorite books about libraries and librarians - Blog Post

It's April 1st, book lovers, and the beginning of a month devoted to celebrating one of our favorite places on the planet: libraries! First off, …

Books

Microsoft open sources Windows Library for JavaScript

Potentially helping developers more quickly build cross-platform applications, Microsoft is releasing as open source its WinJS JavaScript library for building Windows-styled controls.<p>Now that the library is open source, developers can use it to build and design Windows-like Web applications for …

Software

The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler - review

'I liked that the main character was a girl, that she was strong and brave'<p>The Forbidden Library is a fantasy adventure about a 12-year-old girl called Alice who is left on her own and is sent to her Uncle Jerry, who she's never actually heard of. Alice is a quiet, polite girl who always follows …

Viacom and Google finally settle long running copyright lawsuit against YouTube

A benchmark case for legal liability when users upload copyrighted content to a public web service<p>Google and Viacom jointly announced today that they have agreed to settle a seven year old lawsuit in which Viacom accused YouTube of allowing its users to upload copyrighted content like films and …

Beastie Boys, GoldieBlox Fight Over ‘Girls.’ Is It Copyright Infringement or Fair Use?

<b>UPDATE 2</b>: The Beastie Boys released this statement Monday:<p><i>Like many of the millions of people who have seen your toy commercial "GoldieBlox, Rube</i> …

Beastie Boys

Dropbox Isn't Snooping, but It Knows When You Try to Share Copyrighted Files

On Saturday, Darrell Whitelaw tweeted about a message he'd received from Dropbox. It said that the service was blocking him from sharing a …

The Book Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Markus Zusak<p>The extraordinary #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.<p>It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier …

Prodigy

• <b>Author:</b> Marie Lu<p>Featured on <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>'s MUST-LIST!<p>The highly anticipated second book in Marie Lu's <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, LEGEND—perfect for fans of THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT!<p>June and Day arrive in Vegas just as the unthinkable happens: the Elector Primo dies, and his son Anden …

Amazing monster drawing competition!

The Monster and Chips series of books have an enormous cast of characters but very few of them are actually human (or "hooman", as the monsters say). From Fuzzby Bixington, the monster chef, to Uncton Slugglesbutt, his villainous rival, I've had to create and draw all kinds of strange and funny …

The Fennec Fox is the most adorable animal in the world