At the Libraries: Fictional Food

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Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

How am I just hearing about this excellent website? I think the name says it all: Fictional Food. With recipes, oh yes!
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If you ever make it to Beijing, be sure to check out this amazing library on its outskirts. So lovely!
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We keep hearing about how books are passé and libraries will soon be rid of them. But is that really true? (Hint: Do we have paperless offices yet?)
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Got time to read another feel-good article about a librarian making a huge difference? Sure you do!
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He loves audiobooks, she prefers "book books." Can their marriage ever survive? What about you? Do you have a house divided?
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Yikes! According to Reuters, Americans don't use the library. But they do like grizzly bears!

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Library ledgers from more than 100 years ago show the borrowing habits of the town of Muncie, Indiana. Talk about a treasure trove of information! Am I the only one concerned about the privacy issues, though? I guess it has been 100 years, but still...
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It's not just James Patterson and John Grisham who dip into children's literature — here are 7 rather well-known folks who have also added to the oeuvre. Surely there are more examples — add your own in the comments!
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Thanksgiving might be over, but we are still playing the Literary Turducken game on Twitter. Join in the fun in the comments!
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Another artist is creating amazing works with...(wait for it)...books! Have a looksie.

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Thanks for reading, and I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. See you next week, when I will also be unveiling our December Blog of the Month. Email me with suggestions, and with any other library-related stuff you've got to share!

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