--Full article link from NPR
People have been talking about "the death of the book" for more than a decade. But recent events suggest the end may be imminent for bound-paper books as we have known them for more than 500 years. Hardbound and paperback books may never totally disappear, but they could become scary scarce — like eight-track tapes, typewriters and wooden tennis rackets.
Animal Soup is a new book by Todd H. Doodler that tickles the taste buds and the funny bone!
Get ready to meet squales, gorillacans, birdles, and many more mixed-up creatures when you try to guess what's under each sturdy flap. Bold art, playful text, and silly names will have children asking for a second helping of Animal Soup. This deliciously mixed-up animal book is a hilarious read for all ages! Pick it up today in the Children's Room!
We've just finalized our fall schedule for the Children's Room and WOW is it jam packed with fun!
Everyone from babies to elementary schoolers can get in on the action. All the program are free and most require NO registration - just drop in and enjoy. We'll host storytimes, afterschool program, and local favorites like the Please Touch Museum, MusicWorks, the Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Zoo, and more!
Check EventKeeper for all the details. Some program will require registration - this will begin on September 1st at 10am - make sure to check the details of your program!
Two decades after its birth, the World Wide Web is in decline, as simpler, sleeker services are less about the searching and more about the getting. This new paradigm reflects the inevitable course of capitalism. The new breed of media titan is forsaking the Web for more promising and profitable pastures. Check out these findings from the article link: The Web Is Dead. This evolutionary interplay between business, technology, consumers and education-which in my opinion encompasses the library niche is an intriguing one. Your insights /comments are welcome. Richard Thau, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org Please consider leaving your comments at our FaceBook page if you desire.