It’s that time of year again: school is starting in a few days. I’m booking orientations and classes for my areas of liaison (which include Freshman Seminars, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), so I’m looking forward to meeting a whole [...]
The Wilmington Memorial Library in Massachusetts created a community supported agriculture pick-up point in June for Wilmington residents who have CSA shares with Farmer Dave's of Dracut.
Just announced by Amazon.com. Kindle Matchbook will launch in October. From the Announcement: Amazon today introduced Kindle MatchBook, a new benefit that gives customers the option to buy–for $2.99, $1.99, $0.99, or free–the Kindle edition of print books they have purchased new from Amazon. [Our emphasis] Print purchases all the way back to 1995–when Amazon [...]
The new library is a partnership between the Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFab) and the New Orleans Public Library. From NOLA.com: New Orleans’ newest resource for chefs, cooks and culinary historians will open Oct. 30. At 2 p.m., there will be an opening ceremony for the new SoFab Culinary Library at 1609 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. The joint project [...]
15 titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
First novels offer the delights of discovery and the thrill of new possibilities to echo nicely the change of seasons
The Gigabit Library Network (GLN) has announced that libraries from around the U.S. will begin testing super wi-fi technology during a four month trial. Super wi-fi? From the GLN Web Site: Unlike traditional wifi, Super Wi-Fi (though currently capable of less data throughput) has advantages both in a range measured in miles and in its [...]
A look at mysteries set during Victorian England.
LJ interviews columnist Neal Wyatt on her Isadore Gilbert Mudge award win.
The latest mystery series releases
Reviews of The Way West, Blood of Dragons, The Other Typist, plus a full list of Audio reviews from the August 2013 issue.
The Reader's Shelf emphasizes a mix of fiction, memoir, and journalism.
A high recommendation for Brooks's latest "Shannara" title, a gripping good read from Gibson, Graham's first novel will appeal to most fiction listeners, and Wingate's latest is for romance and inspirational fiction listeners
Spotlight on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex literature.
A Q&A between author Darynda Jones and narrator Lorelei King.
Reference Short Takes reviews from the August 2013 issue.
Reviews of Delia's Shadow, Sleepless Knights, Children of Fire, Billy Moon, plus a full list of sff reviews from the August 2013 issue, along with the latest sff news.
Bergting, for fans of supernatural graphic novels who are in the mood for a light read, an emotionally riveting work from Lemire, and Willingham's Fables, gorgeous throughout
echnology education provider Treehouse announced Treehouse Education Library Aid, a new pricing plan that offers small or demonstrably cash-strapped libraries discounts of up to 50 percent on subscriptions to its collection of step-by-step online courses on website design, computer programming, app development for Android and iOS devices, entrepreneurship, and other topics.
Reviews of Jo Baker's Longbourn and Joanna Trollope's Sense & Sensibility from the August issue.