Category Archives: Websites

Breaking News: Circulation Changes

by Kimberly P.  Extra, Extra, Read All About It! So if you’re anything like me, you’re constantly checking out DVDs, CDs and online materials from Overdrive.  Also, if you’re anything like me, you’d know having a limit of ten each can be even more restricting than your britches after a huge Thanksgiving feast. Well, we […]

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Bestseller Time Capsule

by Lindsey A. A few months ago I discovered a website (it’s not pretty) that lists past New York Times Best Sellers by week. What this generates is a literary time capsule from the time you were born. I turn 36 next month, specifically on July 31. I’m an Eighties baby, raised on a diet of Care […]

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Bookish Podcasts

by Lindsey A. There was a time when podcasts intimidated me. Once I realized I could easily access them through my iPhone podcast app, they had me hooked. I love history podcasts (Stuff You Missed in History Class, Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History, History Extra, etc.) and true crime podcasts (My Favorite Murder, Atlanta Monster, In […]

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Book Resolutions for the New Year

Do you make any book-related resolutions this time of year?  “No more reading and walking at the same time” or “Don’t give up on a book before the 50-page mark” or “Try reading a Sci-Fic book” or “Don’t use family photos as book marks” (we library staff never know what to do with them). A […]

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New Year’s Resolutions and the Library

If you quizzed folks to name their top New Year’s resolutions, the top answers would fall under weight loss and exercise. For those of you in good health here are a few ideas for the New Year. The website about.com suggests helping others. “A popular, non-selfish New Year’s resolution, volunteerism can take many forms. Whether […]

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New Read Resolutions

2014 was a great year for books and reading, and 2015 is looking to be equally terrific. Do you have any reading resolutions for the new year? Want to get out of a rut and read all kinds of interesting new things? Find recommendations from Sno-Isle’s crack Readers Advisory team here! Do you want to […]

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Question of the Week

What book-related websites are your favorites? Are there any you just discovered? If it wasn’t for Goodreads, I’d never remember what I’ve read and what books are on my to-read list. When someone comes up to me and says something like, “I can’t remember the title or author, but it was a coming of age […]

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