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Cityread brings the capital together every May, uniting London over a single book. 2018's book is The Muse by Jessie Burton.
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The Library Doctor 4h
Meaningful article that begs for discussion! The simplest of pleasures are often the best--parks and libraries. What could be better?
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Cityread London Oct 3
Manga has its place in libraries. This article from Teen Librarian has some great pointers. 'we need to change our own views as well by finding out more about this art form and talking to the readers, who are often teens'
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The importance of having a voice "Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand — but tell it." On Zadie Smith's birthday, her 10 timeless rules of writing: via
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The words of gravestones, they have something to tell us.
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Fnackapan Nov 16
The UN’s Special Rapporteur today highlight’s the importance of libraries to bridge the digital divide in high poverty areas. Libraries save lives!
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Cityread London Nov 16
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Cityread London Nov 16
Ever wondered about the origins of the names in English phrases? Well, now's your time to find out.   ?
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Christian Lauersen Nov 16
So and I don’t think public and academic librarians dance enough with each other. Prove us wrong and show as all the good cases of public/academic library colab boogie
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Cityread London Nov 16
'The first rule in Choosing Books Club is to read what you like!' We reckon that's a splendid start. But what's next? How do you take this further?  
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Cityread London Nov 16
Perhaps this is something we all need to read I found myself rereading "Big Wolf & Little Wolf" today, with tears in my eyes — a tender tale of loneliness, belonging, and how friendship transforms us via
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Christian Lauersen Nov 16
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Wandsworth Town Library Nov 16
Yes to all. Basically this is me. I do books and not much else.📚📚📚📚📚
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Kate Rowe Nov 15
Love it! Empathy, Curiosity, Creativity and Audacity  - the top skills librarians have to navigate digital disruption by
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Fermentations Podcast Nov 16
We had the best time at the Feminists Eat Your Greens! event last night at as part of 🥗🥧🥘
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Cityread London Nov 16
Do you recognise any of these scenarios?
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Becca Wray Nov 16
Yesterday at work - blog post to promote library careers blew up. Today at work - trying to think up a careers service carol parody for our Christmas marketing.... Varied role is an understatement. 😂
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Nicholas Poole Nov 15
You have been a legend and a consistent favourite with readers Phil. My favourite memory will be you kicking a chair across the room at Newcastle while full of righteous enthusiasm for dangerous librarians!
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Maria O'Hara Nov 15
"Librarians don’t tell you what you should be reading...they do, however, stay in the cultural conversation, give you access to a diverse array of material, and help you follow your interests"
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Cityread London Nov 15
'A sentence is much more than its literal meaning. It is a living line of words where logic and lyric meet – a piece of both sense and sound, albeit the sound is only heard in the reader’s head'
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Cityread London Sep 9
These Children's book illustrators are indeed iconic. But we could add so many more. Who would you like to add to this list?
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