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The Librarian's List

A list of our most beloved books, "bookish" quotes, and book lists created by librarians for librarians and the world! If you are a librarian and would like to contribute to this list, please send an email with "Attention Heidi" in the subject line to Please limit yourself or your institution to one or two pins a day. Thanks for your contributions!

Like, for instance, the library that's in the middle of a cemetery. (Literary Hoots: 10 Unexpected Places for a Library)

11 Books to Read After College Graduation (When You Have No Idea What's Going On)

Open VA - Open Educational Resources Panel - YouTube

Scary TBT for you today! Folktales are about the scariest literature there is. They’ve been around forever because they’re great stories, as well as chilling, creepy, terrifying, etc. “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” by Alvin Schwartz (1989) are among the best—or the worst, depending on your point of view. Tell them around campfires or at Halloween parties, and laugh when your friends jump!

Blended Learning Librarian

It's NaNoWriMo soon and we've compiled a very booky list for our writing readers. This one focuses on the reading of books, a useful insight for any writer @ capitadiscovery.c... #writing #writers #books #reading #readinglists #NaNoWriMo #NaNoWriMo2014

Literary Hoots: Bilingual Fall & Family picture books

"A moving and eloquent novel about love, grief, renewal-and the powerful language of flowers. Ruby Jewell knows flowers. In her twenty years as a florist she has stood behind the counter at the Flower Shoppe with her faithful dog, Clementine, resting at her feet. A customer can walk in, and with just a glance or a few words, Ruby can throw together the perfect arrangement for any occasion. Whether intended to rekindle a romance, mark a celebration, offer sympathy, or ..."

via BookRiot - 45 YA titles coming your way before the end of 2014.

Ever since I first mentioned I was writing a book that imagined the great authors writing software, I've encountered a steady stream of skeptics who react to the premise with eye-rolls or incredulity.

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We love this quote from Garrison Keillor. What is the best book you ever received as a gift?

Essential children's chapter and picture books, for building your core home collection. Recommended by a children's librarian at