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Television is a Bad Influence - Who Says?

Yes, I know. Adults love to tell children how horrible television is, and what a bad influence it is on a young mind … and that’s very true. 193 more words


Friends of A.K. Smiley Public Library Filling The Gaps

The Friends of the Library in Redlands raise funds to augment the collections and services of the Library and support the programs. Most of the money raised is from the bookstore and a silent auction of quality books donated by a generous public.  141 more words


Book review: Half a King.

Back in college, I had a World Literature professor that was a bit… unusual. I say this because I found out that she was the editor for a pretty big Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan club, when most literature professors tend to concern themselves only with the classics. 1,360 more words


Banned Books Week

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week in the United States, as established by the American Library Association. We can observe it in Canada too.  We live in a society where we believe everyone should learn to read, that reading is important, and that people should have the right to read what they want to read.   141 more words

On This Day

Guest Post - "God Please Clean My Room" Children's Book

God Please Clean My Room

God Please Clean My Room ($15.99 + shipping) is a fun and innovative piece written by Valencya Thompson & illustrated by Chasity Broughton. 264 more words

Guest Blogger Posts

Tweeting Neil Armstrong facts

Today we learnt lots of facts about Neil Armstrong, then we used our class twitter account to publish them. See the twitter feed on the right of this page and read our tweets. 17 more words