Tag Archives: Libraries

Read: Susan Orleans’ The Library Book

Run, don’t walk to your library and borrow Susan Orleans’ page-turner, The Library Book. Sure, you could download it or buy a copy. But it’s about libraries and library books, so getting it from the library seems like the right … Continue reading

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Book Talk in Killingworth, CT

Book Talk at Killingworth, CT Library, 3/19/13 Special guest appearances by Tangerine Tango contributors Gabi Coatsworth and Madeline TaylorProud parents.

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New Uses for Old Filing Cabinets: Libraries Changing with the Times

The libraries, they are a changing. Most public libraries are offering much more than reading material these days.  While music and movies have been attractions for decades, libraries are adding more and more items patrons can borrow to their stores … Continue reading

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Bullying & Books

Imagine this conversation: “What did you do in school today?” “Reading, gym, Spanish, bullying.”  Anti-bullying is the latest curriculum addition, becoming mandated in school districts around the country. Everyone grows up being bullied in some way. Teased about clothing, looks, … Continue reading

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