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Help Embiggen These Brains!

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In Ask Metafilter, xenization is seeking Essays/Articles That Opened Your Mind for first-year college students; nonfiction that makes you go, "Huh. Never thought of it like that before."

10/07/19
by taz

February for Library Lovers

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Dr. Carla Hayden could be the #nextLOC: President Obama announces his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the next Librarian of Congress

A peek into the traveling libraries of light house keepers: "When he visits a lighthouse that has a library he takes it away and replaces it"

"Obama's face has been etched out": A short video tour of the library at Guantanamo

Plus, a popular favorite from the vaults: Remember, if approached by a librarian, keep still. Do not run away.

And, recently in Ask Me: Why are comics and graphic novels catalogued as nonfiction in libraries?

02/25/16
by taz

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