I titoli del té letterario di Expatclic del 17/04/2020

Il tema dell’incontro di oggi era “Dove prendiamo i titoli dei libri che leggiamo”. Eccovi le risposte del gruppo: – in libreria – in biblioteca – a seconda della copertina – tramite consigli di famigliari e amici – a seconda dei premi che han ricevuto – da vari bookclub – riviste varie (Internazionale, Leggere di Repubblica, The Guardian) – titoli all’interno di libri che stiamo … Continue reading I titoli del té letterario di Expatclic del 17/04/2020

Exercise bikes added to Troy University Library, Austria School — Could this be a positive new trend in education?

  The Alabama college has made a step toward keeping students in shape even with their busy schedules. It’s been scientifically proven that the more you stay in shape, the better your mind functions. When regular oxygen reaches the brain, it doesn’t slip so easily into a state of laziness. The Troy University library has installed exercise bikes so students can study and pedal their … Continue reading Exercise bikes added to Troy University Library, Austria School — Could this be a positive new trend in education?

Mohlakeng’s underground library

  We are in South Africa, Mohlakeng, where the township library was burnt down. Some weeks after this, Neo Mathetsa, a professional actor from Market Theatre, turns his one-room home into a library. It started with an appeal for books but now it is something that is growing in size. The library is open to everyone, from young children to elderly people, 24 hours a day. “Reading … Continue reading Mohlakeng’s underground library

Vennesla Library and Cultural Centre

  We are not in a space station or in the set of the next Star Wars episode. We are in a public library in Norway, projected and designed by two architects, Helen&Hard. The library strikes for sophistication and elegance. The idea is to create an inviting public space. In the main room there are no walls, furnitures and fittings differentiate the areas. The whole building consists of … Continue reading Vennesla Library and Cultural Centre