Monday, January 10, 2011

[News and Notes] January 2011

Book clubs could find their next book selection from this article by Katie Stover of Book Group Buzz. She details which novels led to the best book group discussions in 2010. Click here to view the list.

An inspirational story about the importance of reading was previously posted on the New York Times website. "Daddy Read for Me" is a literacy program that allows incarcerated men to read stories to their children. Click here for the full article.

Congratulations to Nancy Pearl, who was voted Library Journal's Librarian of the Year for 2011. Her involvement in reading advocacy brought her to the Memphis Public Library in December of 2010. Click here to read the article.

*Fast fact* According to the blog, Word and Film, the number of books adapted into movies increased from 22 in 2009 to 38 in 2010.


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