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Indie Bookstore Reads its Local Community

by Howard Lovy

Saturday may be the official Independent Bookstore Day, with events planned across the country in celebration of your locally owned shop, but the good news for these local booksellers is that they seem to be thriving the other 364 days... Read More

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Tough Enough to Run a Library?

by Howard Lovy

Dion Mindykowski is director of the Tahquamenon Area Library in Newberry, Michigan, located on the rugged, rural Upper Peninsula. Here, even the local librarian must be made of sterner stuff than the average book nerd. Foreword first met... Read More

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Getting to Know Your Librarian

by Howard Lovy

Kyrsten Bean, who works with teens at Orinda Library in Contra Costa County, California, is not easy to categorize. And that’s just fine with her. She’s a punk rocker with a classical-­pianist father. By day, she travels to... Read More

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