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Ancient Mural Portrays Ordinary Mayans

Very old artworks provide a fascinating glimpse of ancient life, but not without limitations: They typically portray the lifestyles of the rich and …

Kingston’s MobileLite Reader Looks Like A Great Way To Effectively Expand iPad Storage

Here’s a really cool accessory I read about on Tools and Toys: the Kingston MobileLite Wireless Flash Reader. The iPad lacks any sort of expandable storage, but the MobileLite allows you to work around this by pairing with over Wi-Fi. Once paired, you can use the MobileLite’s USB port or card …

Awesome Librarians

In celebration of National Library Week, here are 10 Reasons Why Librarians Are Awesome. Number 11: my daughter is determined to be one someday.<br>*<br>One …

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Adorably Sleepy Hedgehogs

Watch a compilation of sleepy hedgehogs. There, that should put a smile on your face!<br>*<br>Mouth-Watering Photos of Literature’s Most Famous Meals. I’ll …

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24 Awesome Librarian Tattoos

1. Card Catalog Sleeve<p>Elizabeth Skene has what might be the most awesomely complete librarian sleeve around, featuring a skull sitting on top of a …

What are your reading habits and quirks?

All of us here love books – and love can induce some very eccentric and odd behaviour. Share your personal reading habits and quirks<p>I have this <i>thing</i> that really annoys my sister when I am reading a book. Whenever I visit home, we'll be sitting in the living room, and she'll suddenly yell at me to …

Is reading antisocial?

Another attempt to socially network books has bitten the dust. Maybe readers just want to be alone<p>My parents had a mixed marriage. I'm referring not to their religious upbringings (Catholic and Episcopalian) but to their attitudes toward reading in company. My father thought two or more people …

11 Literary Librarians Who Smash Stereotypes

There ain't nothing basic about being a librarian.<p>As yet another National Library Week (April 13–19) settles upon us, it's high time we recognize just how underserved the stoic librarian is in popular culture, a place where, for every heroic Barbara Gordon (aka Batgirl), there are a dozen of …

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How Much Of A Book Addict Are You?

Just one more chapter, I promise.

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