“Americans still love libraries more than any other public institution.”
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All Those Techies Who Predicted the Demise of the Public Library Were Wrong
Nadine Gordimer, Nobel-Winning chronicler Of Apartheid has passed away.
Find her works in the CLAMS Catalog
“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.
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!
Canadian author, Alice Munro, has won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Read more about it here.