Out To Burn Your Books! Even The Digital Ones.
Every day more than 1.8 million books are sold in the US. Despite all the other easy distractions available to us today, there’s no doubt that many people still love reading.
Is your state still on shut down? Kids still out of school? Many libraries, museums and organizations are offering some of their content for free online. Here are just 7 digital libraries you can visit from the comfort of your own home. Digital Public Library of America Digital Library The DPLA is an online collection of overContinue reading “Digital Libraries You Can Visit From Your Home”
Celebrate National Bookmobile Day! Every day, bookmobiles help transform the communities they serve, providing everything from access to books, magazines and videos to job search assistance and much more.
Born on this day in Yorkshire, in 1816, the third of six children.
A Home Can Be a World, by Jonathan Leaman
The customs of the holiday season, which include St. Nicholas Day, New Years Day, and Epiphany, as well as Christmas, often incorporate earlier pagan traditions that have been appropriated and adapted for contemporary use.
As we prepare for limited travel and mobility restrictions, know that Thoreau understood something that many of us modern day nomads would do well to recognize: travel is a matter of perspective, not location. “I have traveled a great deal in Concord,” said Henry Thoreau, a native of…wait for it…Concord, Massachusetts. In fact, Thoreau traveled far and wideContinue reading “What Henry David Thoreau Teaches us About Travel”