Libraries = Socialism?

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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!

Occupy Wall Street may or may not be over, but it looks like the library there took a beating.
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Like film festivals? Like books? Like kids? Well then the 90-second Newbery Film Festival is for you! Check out these great films, based on Newbery-winning books, made by kids from around the world.
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What can you learn from 5 million books? A lot, especially if you are working with Google, MIT, and Harvard (to name a few).
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I don't know about you, but I can never get enough feel-good library stories! Here's another for the pile.
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We need those good stories to counteract the bad ones! Case in point: Libraries = Socialism. Great, just great.
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Uh oh, more bad news! "A new report shows library science with 4th worst unemployment among 173 majors – 15%." Or is it? The Annoyed Librarian is here to save us!
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Could this be the future of public libraries? I don't know, but a 3-D printer would be pretty amazing!
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A reader sent me this link to a gorgeous Canadian library. Thanks, Lindsay! Behold, the Hamilton Public Library. And it's next to a farmer's market! Send me your library and I'll feature it (if it's pretty enough)!
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Finally! The truth behind why old books smell so good!
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National Gaming Day took place at libraries across the country this past weekend, and lots of fun was had!
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Thanks for reading, and have a great week everybody. As always, let me know of all the great library happenings in your neck of the woods. See you next week!

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