Category Archives: kids

quick parent safety lectures

The principals of all the local schools got together and did a parent safety evening at the school. I was one of the presenters. I think they were expecting a big turnout, but it was a small (but interested) crowd. … Continue reading

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why is this man clean-shaven?

Red Sox player Johnny Damon shaves off his beard to raise $15K for unspecified Boston Public Library reading and tutoring programs.

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Roofie McSleepytime (clown hypnotist) @ your library

Five controversial performers coming to your local library. [thanks lisa]

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More books equal better brains.

When I worked for The Princeton Review, one of the things we used to tell students was that the only thing that really significantly correlated with test scores was income. If you had more money, you’d generally do better, no … Continue reading

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self-censorship?

An author’s dilemma — make your book more palatable to [some] librarians or risk losing sales, lots of sales. [thanks penny]

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