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Bringing the outside world to the world’s children

COVID-19 is forcing many children to stay home. The #ReadtheWorld initiative aims to help them feel less isolated and bring the creative and imaginative world of children’s stories into their lives. Please visit: https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/read-the-world Continue reading Bringing the outside world to the world’s children

Il Murales di Utrecht che sembra una libreria

Se vi capita di trovarvi a Utrecht, in Olanda, fate un salto all’angolo tra Amsterdamsestraatweg e Mimosastraat e alzate lo sguardo: ecco che vi comparirà davanti agli occhi una meravigliosa libreria dipinta. Articolo scritto da Rosa Araneo . Continue reading Il Murales di Utrecht che sembra una libreria

Mujeres escritoras: 150 libros en PDF para descargar (gratis)

Un repertorio nutrido de textos digitales que podemos obtener de forma gratuita para leer desde el navegador o descargar en nuestro dispositivo. Este regalo es posible gracias a la difusión que vienen haciendo distintas entidades internacionales como la Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, la Biblioteca Digital de Uruguay, la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Chile, entre otras. Lee aquí el artículo original. Continue reading Mujeres escritoras: 150 libros en PDF para descargar (gratis)

The love of books: the brave librarians of Sarajevo

In the midst of war, library staff in Sarajevo risked their lives to rescue over 10,000 precious books and manuscripts. It was 1992, the siege of Sarajevo had begun, and Jahic – then the director of the Gazi Husrev-Beg public library – had in his care a priceless, ancient collection of hand-written books and illuminated manuscripts. “Protecting a library is not an easy task,” says … Continue reading The love of books: the brave librarians of Sarajevo