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(NPR)   New study shows that 8 out of 10 young adults in the "Facebook Generation"--who are between the ages of 16 and 29--have read at least one book in the past year. Unfortunately, it was probably Twilight   (npr.org) divider line 6
    More: PSA, Facebook Generation, Facebook, American Life Project  
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2012-10-23 09:08:40 AM
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"America's Facebook Generation Is Reading Strong" - way to lower the bar, NPR. One book a year is not strong, it's pathetic.
2012-10-23 08:42:02 AM
2 votes:
Ohhh at least one book, eh? Pace yourselves, kids.
2012-10-23 01:04:39 PM
1 votes:

yoyoyo: Internet Librarian conference


What is this all about?

/librarian

yoyoyo: What nobody knows is what do libraries have to do to retool in five years from now?


Libraries are still trying to figure out what they should have been 10 years ago. We are helplessly behind as a profession and the solutions to problems exist on a library to library basis.

Identify your users and built your collection, programs, and mission around them.
2012-10-23 10:38:28 AM
1 votes:
Doesn't matter if it's Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey, or a birdcage liner (NY Times), reading > watching TV or spending time on some faux news webpage.

/Not FARK... FauxNEWS
//OK, maybe FARK too.
2012-10-23 10:33:13 AM
1 votes:
I am in that age group, and in the past year I have read about 7 books

/It was a slow year
//Did about 30 last year
2012-10-23 10:15:59 AM
1 votes:
Remember the halycon days when book snobs made fun of kids and/or adults for reading the Harry Potter books? I remember those days.
 
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