Category Archives: Books

Amazon pulls the plug on Lendle.me

UPDATE – 3/23/2011- Lendle.me is back up! Hooray. Lendle.me, one of the new and very popular ebook lending services, was shut down today. Amazon has pulled the plug on them. The API that connects them to the Amazon database has … Continue reading

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Kindle & Nook Book Lending

When Amazon added the ability to loan some purchased Kindle ebooks, I knew it wouldn’t be long before we saw some new services to help people borrow & lend titles.  A month later, there are several operating or in development. … Continue reading

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Night Owls

What a great idea!  Night Owls –  Cuyahoga County (OH) Public Library’s after-hours book discussion is held on Thursday evenings in the Notes section of their Facebook page. There were about a dozen folks there tonight sharing their latest reads.

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101 Free Tech Books!

101FreeTechBooks gives away 101 free books every month. It’s simple – you sign up for this free service, create a wish list of tech books and you might just win one of them in their monthly raffle. Certainly worth a … Continue reading

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Books selected by your neighbors

What a fun idea from Half Hollow Hills Community Library. “We invite our patrons to display their favorite books, authors, music, or movies to share with their neighbors.” More info: Read Like Larry What your neighbor Larry selected Originally uploaded … Continue reading

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Your weeded books can do some good

Elisabeth Abarbanel wrote a great post about what they do with books they weed at her library. Many of them are donated to Better World Books. Read  her post for details. This could be a great volunteer project for kids … Continue reading

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