Browsing Date: February 2007 (27)

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Blurb.com is pretty fun. Who needs the agony of waiting around for a publisher to discover you when you can make your own publications with downloadable software and few good ideas? continue reading Site of the Week--Make Your Own Book

By written by Emily    February 6, 2007   

If you haven't thought of a good reason to use Free Library resources, think again. Thanks to the new owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News , the Free Library now offers… continue reading Read the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News for FREE!

By written by Emily    February 5, 2007    7

Audre Geraldine Lorde wrote her first poem in the eighth grade. In 1954, she spent a pivotal year as a student at the National University of Mexico and then returned to the United States,… continue reading Poet of the Week--Audre Lorde

By written by Administrator    February 2, 2007   

For those of you who love giving and receiving book recommendations, LibraryThing was built for you. Build catalogs of books you've read, read other user's catalogs, and join book groups. continue reading Site of the Week--Catalog Your Books Online

By written by Emily    February 2, 2007   

Some of you may have heard of Google's goal to digitize EVERY BOOK EVER PUBLISHED. Some think it's a great idea while others think it bodes badly for the printed word. The New Yorker just published… continue reading To Digitize or Not to Digitize

By written by Emily    February 1, 2007   

If you've never been to one of the Central Library's Talk About It! forums, you're missing out. Not to toot our own horn, but the past three events (discussing editorial cartoons, gambling, and… continue reading Talk About It! @ the Central Library--Pennsylvania at the Crossroads

By written by Emily    February 1, 2007   

Made you look! No, really--they'll be loaded onto the blog soon along with a full report of last night's debate. continue reading Photos from the Citywide Immigration Summit

By written by Emily    February 1, 2007