Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts this week that you might find interesting:


"6 Tips for Nurturing a Child’s Love of Reading"

10 Amelia Bedelia-isms | Mental Floss

bookshelves of doom: A teacher in Washington State has formally challenged two books in the Prosser School District.

Can books teach children to behave badly? | Children’s books

Dear Mom, Thanks for Making Me a Reader by Rebecca Dunn « Nerdy Book Club

Final Sendak Book A Tribute To His Brother : NPR

First Book’s New Initiative Pledges $500K to Buying Diversity Children’s Books – GalleyCat

Jan Ormerod Dies

Joanna Nadin’s top 10 laugh-out-loud reads for 5-8-year-olds | Children’s books

We recommend 10 children’s books for Black history month –


Digital Comics Are Getting Cheaper



Anti-Censorship Group Shushes New Jersey Library for Banning Games From Its Computers

Free pole dancing classes at Dalkeith’s Mayfield library ‘a success’ | News|Edinburgh|STV

The Future of Librarians in an EBook World – Technology-The Atlantic Cities

Gaby Roslin: Why parents need Britain’s local libraries to be saved – Telegraph

Hot Off the (Library) Press – Technology-The Chronicle of Higher Education

How To Save A Public Library: Make It A Seed Bank : The Salt : NPR

It has started already – Kirtsaeng and First Sale – Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Park It! – a summery pop up park at Oak Park Public Library –

Recorded Books Rolls Out IndieFlix Movie Streaming Service – The Digital Shift

"S.F. library eyes laptop-lending kiosks"


Hachette, Penguin and Simon & Schuster Launch Bookish – GalleyCat » I Have Nothing to Say About Bookish

Op-ed: Publishers’ fear of e-books is hurting libraries | Opinion|The Seattle Times


For the Internet-Deprived, McDonald’s Is Study Hall –

Government Wants to Create Free Public ‘Super Wi-Fi’

iPad at 81% tablet web share in North America, Kindle Fire grabs 7.7%, and Galaxy line takes 3.9% – The Next Web

Love it, Hate it, Twitter Forges On

Maybe Those Chromebooks Weren’t Such A Crazy Idea After All | TechCrunch


EarlyWord: Neil Gaiman’s Big Year –