Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning author

Nadine Gordimer, Nobel-Winning chronicler Of Apartheid has passed away.
NPR article
NY Times
Find her works in the CLAMS Catalog

Hero of popular book “Unbroken” passes away

unbroken“Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97.”

Read more here
Find Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. in the CLAMS catalog.
CLAMS also has the eBook and eAudio.

 

Library User Quiz

What kind of library user are you?

“Are you a “Library Lover”? An “Information Omnivore”? Or completely  “Off the Grid”?

The Pew Research Internet Project has created a library engagement quiz so users can learn how their library habits and attitudes stack up against the general population.

“The Library User Quiz is a condensed version of the questions asked in the Pew Research Internet Project’s nationally representative survey of 6,224 Americans ages 16 and older in September 2013.

You can learn more about the findings from that survey in the full library engagement typology report.” –Pew Research Internet Project

Take the Library User Quiz!

Try Out Book Club Favorites in e-Formats

 

Book Club Favorites available as eBook & eAudios

Book Club Favorites available as eBooks & eAudios

What’s new at CLAMS libraries?

Looking for a beach read?  Check out the New & Popular Titles page.
Looking for something to read on your Kindle, iPad or Nook?  We have eBooks.   Lots of new titles just added here.

R.I.P. Maya Angelou

I know how the caged bird singsThe author and poet Maya Angelou has passed away.
Author Maya Angelou dies at 86 in North Carolina (Huffington Post)
Maya Angelou, Poet, Activist And Singular Storyteller, Dies At 86 (NPR)

Find the author’s works in CLAMS

 

Top eBooks 2013

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Top eBooks 2013

Did you miss any of these top eBooks? http://bit.ly/RIPQEo

 

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, March 06, 1927 – April 17, 2014

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His works include  the novels One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, and the memoir Living to Tell the Tale.
In 1982, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
More information about the author.
Find his works in CLAMS.

National Library Week, April 13-19

Celebrate National Library Week 2014 (April 13-19, 2014). This year’s theme: Lives change @ your library, Honorary Chair, author,  Judy Blume.

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National Library Workers Day is Tuesday, April 15, 2014.Print

A Message from Judy Blume, National Library Week Honorary Chair

 More information

Hashtags:
#NLW14 and #LivesChange

CLAMS Mobile Catalog – no app required!

airpacCLAMS just made it easier to access the catalog  and your library account on mobile devices.
CLAMS now offers  “AirPac” a new mobile catalog interface for smartphones.  On your smartphone, use a browser (Safari, Chrome, etc.) and search library.clamsnet.org. It will automatically use the mobile interface, no need to download an app. You still have the option to select the full-screen version, but the mobile interface is much easier to read on smartphones — it is simplified for the small screen.
CLAMS continues to offer the Boopsie app an as alternate mobile catalog.