Happy Earth Day!

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Happy Earth Day! April 22, 2014 marks the 44th Earth Day celebration.  Over 192 countries participate with educational and outreach activities. Because education is a critical part of Earth Day, we’ve put together some examples of fantastic nonfiction titles for K-12. These eBooks encourage students to discover more about the environment, as well as offer… Read more »

Kobo Arc HD Review

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Kobo released the Arc in 2012 as competitor to Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet and HD series, and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. A few months back, Kobo brought us the Arc HD, as a way to get into the high definition market, as well as offering a 10-inch model to supplement their 7-inch device. The difference… Read more »

Stress Awareness Month

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Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992. During this month, health care professionals and experts across the U.S. will conspire to increase awareness about both the causes and cures for today’s stress epidemic. I happen to be getting married in two weeks so I am definitely “aware” of stress this month. Thankfully,… Read more »

National Library Week: How libraries change lives!

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When I was little, I loved Roald Dahl’s Matilda, her voracious appetite for books and her unflagging nature. Nothing was as life-changing for Matilda as the day she set out on her own in search of the public library. I adored the relationship Matilda made with the sweet librarian Mrs. Phelps. She gave Matilda her… Read more »