A teacher at a Prosser school is looking two ban two books, including Dave Pelzer's A Child Called It and Amy Ignatow's The Popularity Papers. The teacher cites living in the 1800s as the reason for her dislike of the books.
The Hemet library is looking for submissions for a summer reading program t-shirt design. Here's the time for my "Death Comes to Us All" Summer Reading Pet Program.
An anti-censorship company has gone after a New Jersey library for banning video games from its computers. Here's the thing: Its not censorship if the point of the thing is to do "one thing." I don't sue Nissan because my SUV can't race in the Indy 500, public computers set aside for a learning purpose should not "have" to have games on them.
Apple's gonna highlight self-published books because everyone is running like hell from the publishing industry. This is like that scene in Titanic where that girl let's that guy die.
The New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division is looking for unpaid interns to process Timothy Leary's papers. And no, I checked, not that kinda papers.
An NYPL Washington Heights library book was returned 55 years late. Boom. There's my "human interest bullshit" story for today.
A Pound Hill librarian recalls how she did something for Obama's election campaign. Good for her, politics and all. Come'on, we all know the only reason I'm writing this is so I can type "Pound Hill" and giggle.
A Philippine village's library is completed after 7 years. Now, that's kinda nice. And stuff. Isn't it Christmas where they are? Feliz Navidad.
And now for the first thing that comes up when I search "library" in youtube: