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—How tech is changing reading at libraries

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Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association, says that it’s important for libraries to change with the times, but that one challenge for librarians is making sure patrons are aware of new services. Also, keeping up with high costs. 

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“As the hours crept by, the afternoon sunlight bleached all the books on the shelves to pale, gilded versions of themselves and warmed the paper and ink inside the covers so that the smell of unread words hung in the air.”  ― Maggie Stiefvater,  Shiver

“As the hours crept by, the afternoon sunlight bleached all the books on the shelves to pale, gilded versions of themselves and warmed the paper and ink inside the covers so that the smell of unread words hung in the air.”
Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

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Oxford University Press celebrates National Library Week!

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To celebrate National Library Week (13-19 April), Oxford University Press is making all of its online products free to access in the United States for the week!

Libraries are a vital part of many communities, whether for universities, towns, corporations, or hospitals, and this is our…