Monthly Archive for December, 2015


In order to provide an accessible and appealing opportunity for refugees and immigrants to get into the local language, German libraries are starting to participate in the “welcomegrooves” project. Welcomegrooves is a collaborative effort of more than 70 volunteers from the German creative industries and related sectors. Together, they have […]

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The Library as an Oasis

        The 2015 Miami Book Fair International recently ended its 32nd edition. The eight day literary feast featured over 450 authors reading and discussing their work. For me the highlight of this year’s Fair was an invitation to participate in a presentation by Professor Wayne Wiegand, historian […]

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