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Incredibly Tough Books For Extreme Readers

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Hi Everyone!

Here is an interesting post about the 50 most incredibly difficult books to read. Have you read any of the books on the list? If so, what did you think about it?

http://flavorwire.com/423424/50-incredibly-tough-books-for-extreme-readers/view-all/

Architects chosen for new Central Library

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Hi everyone!

The Architect firm has been chosen for the new Central Library! Check out the link below to see the CBC report.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/architects-chosen-for-new-245m-central-library-1.2415687

One Book One Calgary 2013 - African Artists' Showcase

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Here is a program that may interest some of you!

One Book One Calgary 2013 - African Artists' Showcase

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa as performing artists share their creativity and passion for music, dance and more.
Saturday, Nov. 9
7 - 9 p.m.


No registration required

Lessons from Jane Eyre

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

Hi there,

Here is a link to an interesting article titled "11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How to Live Well."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/jane-eyre-lessons-_n_4101000.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Neil Gaiman: Let children read the books they love

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Here is an interesting article. Author Neil Gaiman “physical books are here to stay during keynote speech on what he sees as future of books, reading and libraries.”

Click the link below to read the full article.

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/14/neil-gaiman-children-books-reading-lecture

Calgary Public Library CLOSED on Monday

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All Calgary Public Library Branches will be CLOSED on Monday, October 14 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Anonymous Librarians Confess to Breaking Their Own Rules

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Here is a link to a funny article about anonymous librarians around the world confessing to breaknig their own rules. The pictures from the article are from the Tumblr site called Library Shaming where library workers reveal embarassing secrets and guilty pleasures.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2447492/Anonymous-librarians-confess-breaking-rules.html

Hunger Games Read-a-likes

by Lindsay B - 0 Comment(s)

Hi there!

Do you love The Hunger Games book series? If you do then check out the link below. The link is to an article on Buzzfeed that shows 15 other book series that you might enjoy of you liked The Hunger Games.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/ariellecalderon/book-series-to-read-if-you-enjoyed-the-hunger-games

AudioBookCloud

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AudioBookCloud is a website that provides online streaming Audiobooks to people. You do not need an audibook device to listen to the Audiobooks provided by AudiBookCloud! All you need is a computer.

Click the link below to try AudioBookCloud:

http://www.audiobookcloud.com/ViewByCover.aspx?categoryID=35&subcategoryID=19

Language learning for children with Muzzy Online

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Does your child want to learn a new language or need practice? Muzzy Online is a free and fun way for children to learn a new language! Languages include: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.

Click the link below to try Muzzy today!

http://libraries.muzzyonline.com.elibrary.calgarypubliclibrary.com/portal/default.aspx

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