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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 reference@ofallonlibrary.org. Please limit yourself or your institution to one or two pins a day. Thanks for your contributions!

And then there's the 22% who just haven't met the perfect book yet.

Any storytime that involves this book has to be good. I mean seriously

This is the greatest picture we have seen!

THE END OF ABSENCE by Michael Harris -- Soon enough, nobody will remember life before the Internet. What does this unavoidable fact mean?

Mãn by Kim Thúy, a story about a Vietnamese family in Quebec. Man says of her husband: "He was one of those who had lived too long in Vietnam to become Canadian. And conversely, who have lived too long in Canada to be Vietnamese again."

  • Grimsby Library

    We were lucky enough to have Kim Thuy as a guest speaker at our most recent Grimsby Author Series event! Thanks to her and Shani Mootoo for a great night had by all.

An epic novel that spans thirty years in the lives of a farm family in Iowa, telling a parallel story of the changes taking place in America from 1920 through the early 1950s Some Luck: A novel by Jane Smiley

10/14/2014 Leaving Time By Jodi Picoult --For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who mysteriously disappeared in the wake of a tragic accident. Refusing to believe that she would be abandoned as a young child, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice’s old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the

Slides from the Wiley Learning Institute iOERs webinar/webcast

10 Picture Books for the Tantrum Thrower

7 Steps to the Library! - Jo from Guildhall Library points out some spots in London on his walk from the station to the library. If you're Vining out there, we'd love to see 7 steps to your library! www.pinterest.com... #london #libraries #vine #strikeapose

Library candles: The scent is matched to each author. Jane Austin is a blend of florals, Poe's candle combine cardamon with absinthe and sandal wood, and Thoreau is woodsy scents like cedar and juniper. They even have a Dickens candle that sounds perfect for the holidays!.