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February 21, 2014

My Search for the Best Free and Cheap eBooks

their “best sellers” tab to find books recommended by readers. One Hundred Free Books As it happens, Jewish vampire books are my favorite genre, and serendipitously, when I took a…

06/05/2019 | 3:00pm4:00pm

Old books, rare books…your books?

…of antiquarian books and how to use the Library’s resources. This class will examine an old book, look to see who else owns a copy, and review the sale records…

February 14, 2014

Aging With Geekitude: Addicted to Audiobooks

…When my book club would assign long, highbrow books, I’d consider skipping the next meeting. Until I discovered audiobooks. Many of my non-techie friends also listen to audiobooks but are…

January 31 | 2:00pm4:00pm

Free loans of movies and books

home. Get started with borrowing e-books on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. You can learn to take advantage of free access to books, films, magazines, and more! Just stop by…

02/02/2019 | 11:00am4:00pm

Swap your books and CDs

If you’ve been de-cluttering for the New Year you can bring your books, puzzles, CDs or DVDs (in good condition) and swap for a fresh supply. Save cash and meet…

02/03/2019 | 5:00pm

The Bookshop Band

Love books? Love music? Love music about books? This award-winning UK-based duo is doing a US tour singing their original folk-inspired compositions about books and reading. Their complex harmonies and…

December 9, 2014

How to Self-Publish Your Life Story

…of books. Today, books can be printed one at a time as they’re ordered and bought online, eliminating expensive print runs, the need to warehouse thousands of books, and (unfortunately)…

October 24, 2012

Can America’s Reading Matter Tell Us Who’ll Win the Election?

…are Americans gobbling up so many more conservative than liberal books through Amazon and Kindle even though the two groups read about an equal number of books each year? Some…

February 5, 2014

Dieting When You’re Older: Are the Rules Different?

…too. This past month has seen the publication of most of the year’s big diet books in hardcover and Kindle editions. In 2014, several of these promise not just weight…

July 26, 2016

Julia Cameron: How to Get Creative in Later Life

…for her best-selling 1992 book “The Artist’s Way” and is considered a master teacher in the personal development movement that grew from it. She’s written 40 books (including fiction, nonfiction,…

June 29, 2017

How to Shop for Sex Toys

…meant a bookstore that didn’t sell children’s books! I wandered in, and immediately a gruff-looking man literally blocked my path and my view of the products. “This store is not…

January 25, 2019

Cut the Clutter with ease

…Some libraries will accept books in good condition; for a nationwide list of ten places where your books will do some good in the world, check here. Clothes and accessories:…

December 14, 2017

“I want to please my wife!”

…become interested in cunnilingus and have read several books on the subject. I did not know that so many people use oral sex as a replacement for the more normal,…

April 3, 2016

New housing solution unites youth & seniors + more from the week online

Beverly Cleary Turns 100 Perhaps you read her award-winning Ramona Quimby books to a kid in your life, or maybe they were read to you — Beverly Cleary introduced the…

March 22, 2016

The fun of stilt-dancing in your 70s — and more from the week online

…if you’re already Read it in The Week Creativity Digital coloring books for grown-ups Coloring books for grown-ups are hip right now— adults are discovering the meditative benefits of coloring…