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"He who lends a book is an idiot. He who returns a book is even more of an idiot." We only request that we are idiots together.
"He who lends a book is an idiot. He who returns a book is even more of an idiot." We only request that we are idiots together.

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"That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best—make it all up—but make it up so truly that later it will happen that way." In a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway gives some advice that is of value to any aspiring writer.

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The shelf should be as enchanting as the book

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It's the National Year of Reading this year and here is a Pinterest board with some great book suggestions for teens from Lowther Hall

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The recent discovery of a notebook in an attic containing Allegro Molto in C major is believed to be written by a ten year old Mozart. (A vast improvement over my ten year old notebook which contains the entirely original essay "Cheese is my favourite lunch" with accompanying illustrations.)

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Gorgeous little picture book about counting and the importance of belonging. What's your favourite picture book? If you can convince me there's something better then "The monster at the end of this book" I might be willing to offer a prize!

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" people who know multiple languages process their surroundings in a different way and respond more rapidly to mental tests that require them to shift focus in ways completely unrelated to language"

Mais c'est vrai!

The good news is we can get smarter too :) Check out our subscription to Byki and learn Latvian or Portuguese or French or German or heck I'm learning Swahili!!

http://yprl.vic.gov.au/research/ebooks-and-digital-collections/ebooks-digital-collections-and-online-resources

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A philosophical dissection of Jane Austen. Is she a moralising feminist or a satirical genius? How do you like to read her? (Any which way at any which time is our general opinion.)

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We're holding a staff blogging workshop today, here is the pinterest page with some of the links we'll be exploring...

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JK Rowling is set to write Adult Fiction with a new publishing company. What do you think Harry Potter fans? b('.')b or p('_')p?
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