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Reading Is Like Burpees for the Brain

If you want rock-hard abs, a slower heart-rate, or biceps like cantelopes, you have to exercise. (It also helps to eat right.) The point is, there are definite steps you can take to acheive your physical goals. But what if you want to be a better human? To develop deeper empathy? To be smarter? A […]

Books: What a Way to Make a Livin’

This came across the newswire over the weekend, and we thought it was certainly worth sharing…. Dolly Parton, one of the most-honored female country performers of all time, founded Imagination Library in 1995. Last week, the Imagination Library donated its 100 millionth book. The Library of Congress celebrated by inviting Ms. Parton, a longtime literacy […]

The Art to a Healthy Reading Habit

Our friend Patricia Oliver, the Community Engagement Specialist in the Catawba County Library System, recently wrote the following article for the library’s e-newsletter. We liked it so much, we wanted to share it with you. How to Pack More Books into Your Life The Art to a Healthy Reading Habit NEWTON—So many books and so […]