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"It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure."

We have always been overloaded with information--it's a part of living in modern western society. But, it is imperative, now more than ever, to be able to successfully filter the information with which we are inundated. Thanks to our district librarian, Wendy West, for this clip from technology writer Clay Shirky, with his take on … Continue reading "It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure."

Our First Annual ‘LVR Reads’ Holiday Reading List Contest

The LVR Library is proud to sponsor its 1st Annual 'LVR Reads' Holiday Reading List Contest.To enter, you must POST A COMMENT below. Your comment MUST include:Your first & last name;Title of the book that you have recently read;The author of the book;Indicate whether the book is fiction or non-fiction; andThe genre of the book … Continue reading Our First Annual ‘LVR Reads’ Holiday Reading List Contest

Marian Toews ‘The Flying Troutmans’ Wins Writers Trust Fiction Award

A road novel helped along by a lovably nutty cast, Toews's latest (after A Complicated Kindness) follows a ragtag crew as they crisscross America. Hattie, recently dumped in Paris by her moody, adjective-hating boyfriend, returns home to Canada after receiving an emergency phone call from her niece. Turns out, Hattie's sister, Min, is back in … Continue reading Marian Toews ‘The Flying Troutmans’ Wins Writers Trust Fiction Award

PBS ‘Growing Up Online’

This one is not just for teachers and other educators, but for anyone who works with children in the 21st century learning environment. Check out, 'Growing Up Online', a PBS documentary that was aired last February. The site also includes resources for students, teachers, parents, and administrators.