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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls – 2005

The Glass Castle: A Memoir is the true story of Jeannette Walls’  life beginning in the 1950’s at the age of three to adulthood.     542 more words

Non-Fiction

Summer Summary

LeakyCon Lit Track

The excitement of meeting Maureen Johnson, Kazu Kibuishi, Laura Halse Anderson and Malindo Lo will stay with me for a long time. Seeing John Green again, with the chance to compare his exchanges with readers against his interactions with his librarians from ALA, gave insight into his work outside writing and the immensity of the Nerdfighter community. 699 more words

Literature, Emptiness and Empathy

It is a popular opinion that literature promotes empathy in the reader. Author John Green says in his Crash Course video “How and Why We Read, 362 more words

Broad Street Blog

Nominate your favorite librarian

Each year the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times selects ten lucky librarians throughout the country to win the I Love My Librarian Award… 197 more words

American Library Association

In the library with a comic book, episode 14

In this episode of In the library with a comic book, Jack Baur and Amanda Jacobs Foust  cover comics at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference. 48 more words

Infopeople Podcasts

2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Results Published

2013 Digital Inclusion Survey Results Published
Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, American Library Association, Information Policy & Access Center (University of Maryland), International City/County Management Association… 287 more words

Government And Politics