Digital Lites Blog

Today is Read an eBook Day!

Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Join the conversation by sharing what you’re reading and stories about why you love eBooks and by using the hashtag #eBookLove on social media. – OverDrive Team

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Banned Books Week 2017

“Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.” — Alfred Whitney Griswold, Essays on Education

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October is Health Literacy Month: Use ALA’s free toolkit!

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the American Library Association (ALA) have partnered through the Libraries Transform public awareness campaign to create a free toolkit for Health Literacy Month, which is observed in October. Libraries are partners in a healthy community.

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We Read Banned Books: BBW is September 24-30

Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers — in shared support of the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

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Back to School with BadgerLink: Resources for Educators

“Welcome back and good luck” to all teachers and educators! BadgerLink provides access to newspaper and magazine articles, multimedia, primary sources, lesson plans, education research and more. Best of all, it’s already paid for with state and federal funds!

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Autism Welcome Here: Grant Opportunity

If your library is looking to fund a new project or service that welcomes people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at your library, consider the Autism Welcome Here Grant.

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WVLS Director’s Retreat: Save the date for October 5th!

Discussion sessions, table activities, comradery, resources and high-powered speakers! The WVLS Director’s Retreat is a bi-annual event that gathers all WVLS and neighboring directors in the same place for a day of learning, sharing, and inspiration.

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Recycling Solar Glasses After the Eclipse

Plenty of people are rocking eyewear today (August 21, 2017) with funky rectangular paper frames. In peak demand for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse in North America, these specs are all about protecting the peepers. As you probably know, it’s not safe to look at the sun...

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