Book groups (also referred to as reading groups, book clubs and other various combinations of those words) are a great way to keep in the reading habit as well as to enjoy some social interaction with others interested in reading.… Read more.
When you drive past the main library building on most evenings, after the library has wrapped up business for the day, you’ll see a dark building, its face an expanse of glass reflecting lights from traffic, surrounding buildings, and the moon.… Read more.
If you visit the library in the next couple of weeks, you may notice displays of books, in plain brown paper wrappings, in various locations around the library.… Read more.
There’s a quote attributed to British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli which holds true for libraries, as it does for many aspects of our lives, “Change is inevitable.… Read more.
One of the best aspects of my job here at the South Portland Public Library is the people I am lucky enough to work with every day.… Read more.
When picturing a library building, the image that springs to mind for many is the “classic” library: usually brick or stone, maybe pillars or statuary of some sort flanking the front doors… a solid, old building.… Read more.
This is a bit of a departure from my usual posts, but if you have about half an hour to spare, this Bill Moyers interview with Susan Crawford, former special assistant to President Obama for science, technology and innovation, is well worth a watch.… Read more.