At the Libraries: 2012 Hugo Awards

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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!

Books and brew? Yes, please! The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT, knows exactly what gets a crowd through the door. If you are anywhere near this on Saturday night, you have to go!
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Hey sci-fi fans, big news over the weekend -- the Hugo Awards were announced! Anyone read any of these (besides A Dance with Dragons)?
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Hope you didn't try to watch the livestream of the awards ceremony, though. Looks like there were some copyright problems that shut it down!
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Speaking of science fiction, perhaps you have heard of Ms. Ursula K. Le Guin? She has some harsh words for publishers over ebooks and libraries! (Thanks to Andréa for the link.)
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Best cupcakes ever? I'd have to taste them, but yeah, probably.

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Reader Chris wrote to me to let me know about this amazing upcoming project: The Billy Pilgrim Traveling Library! It's a bookmobile for communities to rally around, and you can help get it started.
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Lots of writers toil at other jobs to make ends meet before they hit it big (if they ever do) -- here are seven day jobs of now very famous writers. What will your "day job" have been? You know, once you publish that Great American Novel you've got stashed away.
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From two blogs we love love love here at At the Libraries, A Fuse #8 Production and 100 Scope Notes, comes a literal conversation in books. Check out the adorable video:


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Need to get a present for the bookworm in your life? Look no further than the Book Ring! My birthday is next month, if you are wondering...
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What kind of book reader are you? I think I am a combination of Book-Buster, Bookophile, and Cross-Under.
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Thanks for reading, and have a great end to your week! I love to hear from readers, so if you have something special to share, please let me know, either via the comments or email. See you next week!

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