At the Libraries: A Lazy Student Meets His Match

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Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

I hope you enjoyed last week's list! Here's another great library site that I recommend: I Work At A Public Library. After you have worked at a public library, you will know just how much potential that name has.
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And here's another list for you: 25 Libraries on Pinterest! Enjoy those, pinners! Thanks to Stephen's Lighthouse for the link.
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NYU made some changes to its beautiful library, for a very good reason: fewer suicides. It also looks incredible.
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A lazy student (with a terrible screen name) meets his match: the author of the assigned book he's avoiding reading. I gotta say, that author comes off pretty darned cool.
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Libraries and post offices, together? I kind of really like that idea.
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Oh, you guys. This is just too, too funny! A six-year-old makes us laugh by judging books by their covers. Guess what this one is: "I think this is about a gigantic robot who goes on fire and he doesn't like himself. It has a sad ending."
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We've seen a lot of artists do amazing things with books and paper. Here's a craft that you can do -- all the steps are here to make a literary clock! (Thanks to Katie for the link!)

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Even little Elvis Presley used the library -- here's the proof, up for auction! Too bad those cards don't exist anymore -- a whole category of memorabilia will be gone soon!
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Is the internet making critics too... uncritical? Call me mean-spirited, but I enjoy a good negative review!
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Ellen's website has a cute area where readers can send in photos of "wacky" books! Lots of laughs to be had.
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Remember NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels list? Unfortunately, not everyone is pleased.
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Let's end with a video! Here is Wake County Public Libraries' "Read: The Motion Picture."

Way to go, guys! (And thanks to Nicole for the tip.) They can even customize it for your library!
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Thanks as always for reading, and let me know what great library stuff you have to share for next week!

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