Monthly Archive for August, 2019

Why Reading Books Is Good For You

The World Economic Forum provides five research-based reasons why reading books is good for you:  longer life, more efficient knowledge gain, greater literacies, better vocabulary, better brain maintenance. For details, read

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Prison Libraries and Lifelong Learning

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) published this week the first UNESCO publication on prison libraries, highlighting their contribution to the personal development and education of incarcerated adults and young people.   Books beyond bars: The transformative potential of prison libraries, written by Lisa Krolak, UIL’s Chief Librarian, will […]

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