Quote Walter Cronkite: Whatever the cost of our libraries…

Quote: Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. Walter Cronkite Quote: Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. Walter Cronkite For more on Walter Cronkite see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Cronkite Read more books about books and libraries: Booklist: Books […]

Quote: Without libraries what have we? Ray Bradbury

Quote: Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. Ray Bradbury Quote: Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. Ray Bradbury For more on Ray Bradbury see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Bradbury Quote: Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. Ray Bradbury For more on Ray […]

Booklist: Books about Books for Shared Reading with Children

Books about Books for Shared Reading with Children   Books were an everyday part of my boys’ life from the time that they were very little. Instead of wanting to sleep with a plush toy, they all opted to sleep with their current favorite book at night. And of course, they all tried the flashlight […]

Quote: Albert Einstein, The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library

Quote: The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. Albert Einstein Quote: The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. Albert Einstein For more on Albert Einstein see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein    Celebrate National Library Week with Scintilla, see Read more books about books and libraries: […]

Booklist: Books about Libraries for Shared Reading with Children

Booklist: Books about Libraries for Shared Reading with Children   Our boys grew up loving libraries. On son #2’s 10th birthday, by his choice, we did the two things he loved most in the world  – eat at the local Chinese restaurant and then visit the library. He had a special seat by the window […]

Book Series Review: The Invisible Library Series, Genevieve Cogman

Fantasy Series: The Invisible Library Series, Genevieve Cogman   The Invisible Library, Book 1 in The Invisible Library Series   The Masked City, Book 2 in The Invisible Library Series   The Burning Page, Book 3 in The Invisible Library Series   The Lost Plot, Book 4 in The Invisible Library Series   The Mortal […]

Author Spotlights: If You like Tom Clancy, You will Like Mark Greaney

Author Spotlights: If You like Tom Clancy, You will Like Mark Greaney Tom Clancy In the 1980s the Cold War was nearing its end, though no one knew it then. Into this backdrop of geopolitical tension and rivalry, Tom Clancy, an insurance agent from Maryland, published his first book. With brilliant and heroic CIA agent […]

Book Review: Redshirts, John Scalzi

Book Review: Redshirts, John Scalzi Celebrate First Contact in the Star Trek Universe, April 5th Book Review Science Fiction: Redshirts by John Scalzi Along with spin-offs, movies, toys, and inspiration to generations of scientists, Star Trek has given us something almost everyone can relate to: the “red shirt” joke. Several episodes of Star Trek involved a […]

Booklist: If You Like Peter Rabbit… Bunny Books for Shared Reading with Children

If You Like Peter Rabbit… Booklist: Bunny Books for Shared Reading with Children When I first heard of the 2018 live action movie of Peter Rabbit, I must admit to being worried, because I adore Beatrix Potter’s detailed and delightful watercolor illustrations. Peter Rabbit, himself is also an irrepressible trickster with that balance of naughty and […]