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Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad (Reader)

So, I’ve obviously been terrible about posting lately.  But that’s because I’ve been terrible about READING lately.  I’ve been reading the book for book club each month, but waiting till the last second to do so.   201 more words


The Power of Book Clubs

Can a book club change a person’s life? I don’t know about everyone. I can tell you that in the Kalamazoo Business Book Club that people are reading more than they were before it existed, at least one person renewed a library card and another one obtained a library card for the first time. 105 more words


Are you actually reading this or just skimming it?

I just read an interesting opinion article from the Washington Post on the change in reading and comprehension that is occurring today. You can read it here:  23 more words

Diane West: American Betrayal

In The Death of the Grown-Up, Diana West diagnosed the demise of Western civilization by looking at its chief symptom: our inability to become adults who render judgments of right and wrong. 335 more words


Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. - George Bernard Shaw

Today is our Maker event – Author and maker David Lang will be at Arcade Library to talk about his book, Zero to Maker, maker culture, and answer questions.  119 more words


The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North- A Review

“Complexity should be your excuse for inaction.” - The Cronus Club

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North was published on the 4th of April this year, and is a novel that is hard to classify. 640 more words

Book Review

Dear Erin: Mine will not be better

I do love your guess as to how the conversation in the M&M head office went down. I believe it is totally accurate.

Nothing of merit to report here. 311 more words