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

Lego Library

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

13 Children’s Book Quotes That Are Still Relevant to Your Adult Life http://buff.ly/141RFAT #kidlit

Bedtime stories fading as 2/3 of busy parents claim they read to their kids less than once a week http://buff.ly/1dLfwqq #kidlit #reading

Books About Starting School http://buff.ly/13QaJSC #kidlit

Mitali’s Fire Escape: Children’s Books in Iran: A Chat with Ali Seidabadi http://buff.ly/14YG68w #kidlit

Wonderful visualizations of choose-your-own-adventure books http://buff.ly/1431grj #kidlit

E-BOOKS

Google calls book scanning “transformative” in latest push for fair use ruling — Tech News and Analysis http://buff.ly/1dLIXsm

How to get children to read? Embrace the e-book http://buff.ly/14I4ZVO #reading #ebooks

Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa

LIBRARIES

Chicago’s New Public/School Library Hybrid Opens Doors | School Library Journal http://buff.ly/12Lqzev

The future of libraries – The Next Web http://buff.ly/16Ck8v5 #libraries

Studies show that readers are more empathetic: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/sep/07/reading-fiction-empathy-study

PRIVACY

Facebook publishes first Transparency Report: exceeds Google with 11,000 US govt requests -Tech News and Analysis http://buff.ly/13WyeJI

TECHNOLOGY

10 Golden Rules To Take Your Library’s Twitter Account to the Next Level http://buff.ly/13WMBhh

Authors, Readers Band Together to Stop Goodreads “Bullying” http://buff.ly/16L3RUJ

Four lessons for news sites from National Public Radio’s redesign | IJNet http://buff.ly/192I3UM - Libraries should use these too!

New tech words added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online: BYOD, hackerspace, MOOC http://bit.ly/1a2IuTt as tech informs culture informs tech

“Since it is so likely that (children) will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage. Otherwise you are making their destiny not brighter but darker.”C.S. Lewis

TEEN READS

Amnesty teen takeover: Rita Williams-Garcia on writing about FGM for teens | Children’s books http://buff.ly/13Jkpyb #yalit

Check out @hollyblack chatting about vampires on the radio with Bill Newman at @whmp! http://whmp.com/podcasts/the-bill-newman-show-8-29-13/ …

Interview: David Levithan – Cool Hunting http://buff.ly/193hQp5 #yalit

It’s “Twilight”: YA movies are totally over! http://buff.ly/14bKtNz #yalit

New Adult literature: Teen reading for grown-ups Metro.us http://buff.ly/14I4T0v #yalit