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How the school librarian touches every child Special

Paper books, libraries and librarians -- not outdated, are even more culturally necessary today for both parents and children.
Digital Journal Report by Kelly Jadon - 1 comment

What's the best way to read to a baby?

Researcher and writer Elaine Reese has provide some tips for reading to new babies. Although babies do not seem to react much, Reese argues that reading out loud has benefits for the baby’s development.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

An easy way to lose weight: Read a fast-paced novel

With the New Year about to ring in, most have thought about resolutions: losing weight, being on time, being fiscally responsible, and the list goes on.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 4 comments

Study reveals booklovers have improved literacy and maths ability

Considering they read for fun, it comes as no surprise that most booklovers have improved literacy rates, as reading gives them an avenue to improve their vocabulary. What could be surprising is that the hobby is also linked to enhanced maths ability.
In the Media by Maria Elisa Anacay - 5 comments

Elizabeth Gilbert reads from new novel at Toronto book signing Special

Toronto - 'Eat, Pray, Love 'author Elizabeth Gilbert arrived in Toronto yesterday, kicking off the official tour of her latest novel, 'The Signature of All Things. ' It was the author's first public appearance for the new book.
Digital Journal Report by Alexandra Christopoulos

Young people prefer to read on a computer screen

London - According to a U.K. survey, the majority of young people prefer to read on a computer screen rather than a printed book or magazine.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 10 comments

Review: Reading in the glow Special

The Kobo Glo is a great eReader and a great way to pack a lot of books for a week of reading in the dark — or in the bright tropical sun
Digital Journal Report by Eve Drobot - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Sports Talk — Premier League Preview — Sat 16

The weekend's action in the Barclay's Premier League see's crucial clashes at the top and bottom of the League as Everton host Manchester City, Reading travel to Manchester United and Aston Villa and QPR battle near the foot of the table at Villa Park.
In the Media by Edward Robinson

Op-Ed: RIP Nicholas Hoare, another Toronto indie bookstore closes

Toronto - Nicholas Hoare, an iconic Toronto independent bookstore, will soon be closing its doors, jamming another nail in the coffin for book-lover havens. I, for one, will miss the character and warmth of Hoare.
In the Media by David Silverberg - 5 comments

James Patterson delivers Savannah Book Festival's keynote address Special

Savannah - Bestselling author James Patterson's remarks focused on storytelling and what he's passionate about, including the importance of getting kids to read.
Digital Journal Report by Kay Mathews - 2 comments
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How to use Tarot cards

Before you start reading this tutorial, make sure you have a pack of tarot cards ready. If not, go to your local...
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Apr 20, 2012 in  Book Club by David Silverberg

I like Ebook readers but I'm not switching over...yet

For the past month I've been trying out the Kobo Vox Ebook reader and it's truly a stunning device: seven-inch colour...
Mar 13, 2012 in  Book Club by David Silverberg - 4 comments
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