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Category Archives: Elderly
The Pew Research Center recently published 7 Surprises About Libraries in Our Surveys, in which they share “some surprising facts about what Americans think of libraries and the way they use them.” I think you’ll find the list interesting, and … Continue reading
Like Scrabble? Having Trouble With Eyesight?
I’ve just returned from vacation, and am trying to catch up on email and other projects, so today’s post is simply to tell you about a cool article: Scout Creates Giant Scrabble Set for Highland Library: Poor eyesight can no … Continue reading
Bringing the Library to Your Home!
I spent last week in Minnesota with my mother and sister; much of the week was actually spent in the hospital in Rochester, because my 91-year-old mother had some kind of incident, probably a very tiny stroke or seizure. She … Continue reading
Every Reader Her Book
Reading Jennifer Burek Pierce’s An Old Friend in the Library (American Libraries, August 2012) brings to mind my 91-year-old mother, and how she is no longer really able to use her public library. It also brings to mind Ranganathan’s Five Laws … Continue reading
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