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WMMS-FM Holds Fifty Shades of Grey Book Burning

Submitted by StephenK on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 22:10

Along with the July 18th evening news broadcast on WOIO-TV reporting that Cleveland has a population where 69% of residents are illiterate, word was also posted to the station's website about a book burning held in the suburb of Westlake relative to Fifty Shades of Grey.

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World Book Night...One Week Left to Sign Up!

Submitted by birdie on Tue, 01/24/2012 - 12:23

Most of us learned about the significance of April 23rd back in high school (the Bard's birthday), but now there's another reason to celebrate. April 23, 2012 is the first US World Book Night, when publishers will donate and volunteers will distribute free books to anyone who wants them. Want to be a part of it? Sign up as a volunteer on their site before February 1.

CILIP/National Literacy Trust Press Release on School Libraries

Submitted by StephenK on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 16:16

The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, the British counterpart to the American Library Association, issued jointly with the UK's National Literacy Trust a press release condemning the announced 2012 closure of Hertfordshire Schools Library Services.