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Amy Eddings: A book purge has reawakened a love of books
I am in the midst of a book purge, inspired by Marie Kondo. She's the Japanese organizing guru, the best-selling author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.” She's got me piling my books on the ...

The dollars & 'sense' of coupon books
With the start of the school year, many students will be out selling coupons books to friends, neighbors, and family members to help raise fund for school programs. Discount coupon books can contain discounts from local businesses, including up to 50 ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar fan returns books to library 40 years late
A library in Lansing, Michigan, got quite the surprise over the weekend when somebody returned two books on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar that were due nearly 40 years ago. On Monday, Capital Area District Libraries shared a photo of the books and the due date ...

Pencils, Books … and Full Internet Access
Local kids come to the West Farms Library in the Bronx to access free Wi-Fi. Credit Jonathan Blanc/The New York Public Library. To the Editor: Re “Too Poor to Afford the Internet” (Op-Ed, Aug. 12): There was a time, not that long ago, when paper and ...

Amazon launches fund to donate Kindles, e-books has launched the Kindle Reading Fund, an initiative to donate e-readers, tablets and digital books to libraries, schools and nonprofit organizations around the world. The move was announced Wednesday in a blog post by Dave Limp, the head ...

Food And Books Make A Perfect Pairing For Kids In Need In Conn.
This is one of a few United Ways across the country that have paired food with books. Jennifer Heath, president and CEO of the United Way of Greater New Haven, says, “We know that feeding kids' bodies is really important, but we also know it's really ...

Welcome To The Town Of Books That Would Put Any Library To Shame. A Book Lover's Haven!
You might have heard about large libraries that contain more than thousands of books, but have you ever heard of town full of books? This little Welsh town is like every book lover's dream come true. The town has a unique old school charm that adds to ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar books returned to Michigan library 40 years overdue
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was in the midst of playing his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers while averaging a career-high 16.9 rebounds per game. One Michigan-based fan decided to rent two books about Abdul-Jabbar from the then Lansing School ...

6 video games you probably didn't know were based on books
Unlike the books, however, the video game series allows players to make decisions on behalf of Geralt, shaping the world witch each choice they make. The series is such a point of national pride for Poland as a whole that its former prime minister gave ...

1000 Books: Library promotes early literacy with campaign
1,000 Books: Library promotes early literacy with campaign. Published: Wednesday, August 24, 2016. By SEAN DELANEY @sdelaney81. The Sterling Heights Public Library recently launched a new literacy campaign that ...

Donald Trump Used Campaign Donations to Buy $55000 of His Own Book
Donald Trump used his campaign funds to buy thousands of copies of his own book at retail cost, simultaneously diverting donor money back into his pockets while artificially boosting his sales figures. It's a tactic that may be illegal, campaign ...

A Cape Eye On Books: Ann Hood Discusses Book Clubs and Her Books
Hood, Ann (c) Catherine Sebastian_300dpi What is the book you've read that matters most to you? That is the question at the heart of Providence writer Ann Hood's most recent work, aptly titled THE BOOK THAT MATTERS MOST, a novel that at its heart is a ...

Mockingbird Books to close on Saturday
After eight years in business, Mockingbird Books is turning its final page Saturday, Aug. 27. The beloved children's bookstore opened in Green Lake in June 2008. Though other stores such as Seattle's Secret Garden Books and the University Book Store ...

New e-books to help students understand Ohio's role in elections
LaMar was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2015 and authored the e-book at no cost as a community outreach project. It was edited by the Ohio History Connection. The e-book is free for users to download it to their iPhone, iPad or other Apple ...

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