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Truss urged to invest in libraries and abolish tax on audiobooks | Publishing

New prime minister Liz Truss should abolish “the last remaining tax on reading”, ensure schools have funding for author visits and invest in libraries, according to authors and publishing organisations. Truss officially became the UK’s new prime minister yesterday after meeting the Queen at Balmoral. Michelle Donelan has been named as Truss’s secretary of state …

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Librarians and Lawmakers Push for Greater Access to E-Books

Librarians and their legislative allies are pushing publishers of electronic books to lower their prices and relax licensing terms, an effort that could make it easier for millions of library users to borrow the increasingly popular digital versions of books. Supporters say the e-book lending legislation in several states would allow libraries to offer more …

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President Lovell shares his Favorite Songs from Summer 2022 – Marquette Wire

Former President of the United States Barack Obama have a yearly tradition where he shares a list of songs and books he’s listened to or read during the summer since 2015. It’s a way for him to not only share his interests with people, but to connect with his followers and to bring them together. …

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How Always-There Entertainment Has Revolutionized Our Lives

The days of having to watch just one movie on the plane along with every other passenger or of desperate attempts to entertain children with word games and other distractions on long car drives are gone. Today, there are entertainment options for just about everyone while doing just about everything. The landscape for people on …

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‘Hometown Memories’ the focus of the 2022 Cedarburg Reads and Writes Program | Ozaukee CountyNews | News Graphic

CEDARBURG — Cedarburg Reads announced that the new “read” for 2022 at the Cedarburg Public Library is “Every Now and Then” by Cedarburg resident Lesley Kagen. Set in the “somewhat” fictitious town of Summit, Wisconsin, the story recalls the steps of three 11-year-old best friends as they set forth from their hideout to make a …

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Toniebox review: Our preschool tester fell in love with this screen-free kids’ music player

Is the Toniebox worth it? Whether you’re watching a movie, doing homework on a computer or video chatting with grandparents across the country, our daily lives are inundated with screens. While technology is a necessity for everyday life, parents everywhere are searching for small ways they can entertain and educate kids without a screen. The …

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