• YA? Y not?! Let Your Kids Read Comics

    YA? Y not?! Let Your Kids Read Comics0

    • November 19, 2015

    Being a teen librarian can mean a strange straddling of two worlds: the world of teens and the world of parents. No disrespect to parents – Hi Mom! Love you! – but I prefer talking to teens. This is especially true when we are having a conversation about what teens are or should be reading.

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  • Two Public Librarians on Amazon’s “Replacement” of the Public Library

    Two Public Librarians on Amazon’s “Replacement” of the Public Library1

    Jess and Anna are two public librarians whose eyes rolled pretty hard upon seeing the Atlantic Monthly’s recent article: Did Amazon Just Replace the Public Library? They chatted about what Atlantic writer Megan Garber got wrong about libraries, how they are different from a business, the issues of privilege and access, and briefly on the perception

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  • Finally! Hoopla Brings Digital Comics to Libraries

    Finally! Hoopla Brings Digital Comics to Libraries5

    There was a bit of a flurry of excitement in the library world last month: DC announced that they were making some of their titles available to library patrons through the streaming service Hoopla. If you haven’t heard about Hoopla you should probably go call or email your public library right now to get see

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