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Kat Werner is the Head of Teen Services at the Benton Harbor Public Library. She is currently attending Wayne State University and studying for her Master’s Degree. Kat loves all things pop culture related. Kat is currently reading The Tell Tale Start by Gordon McAlpine

Using Pinterest @ The Library

Pinterest is a social media website that allows users to create and share virtual bulletin boards. It’s become popular over the past year. Many people use this site to plan weddings, birthday parties, or to get inspired to make new dishes or decorate their homes. Libraries and librarians can also use this site to promote the library or sharing ideas.

Who is really out of touch?

Recently, Slate featured an excerpt from Andrew Piper’s book Book was There:  Reading in Electronic Times.  This excerpt was titled:  Out of Touch: E-reading Isn’t Reading.  The article goes on to describe how St. Augustine’s conversion came about because of reading, and to explain the profound importance of holding a book in your hands, a […]

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Manga: Tips for A Great Library Collection

Manga, or Japanese comics, are extremely popular.  The New York Times bestseller list even includes a manga category.  In an effort to keep up with this trend, most libraries are now including manga as a part of the collection.  For a librarian who is unfamiliar with manga, and its accompanying art form anime (Japanese cartoons), […]