Morning reading….

Since physically escaping work, it appears I can’t seem to totally escape the topic of libraries in the news. This morning for my reading over a bowl of fruit, is an article on the New York Public Library’s negotiation with the Big Six book publishers for them to lend e-books to the public – which they all agree on in principle. The writer (President of the NYPL), also outlines restrictions placed on them by some publishers, and the selection remaining limited, and on-going need to promote the service due to the lack of knowledge the wider community has about libraries offering ebooks as a service. Wherever you are the debate and issues remain the same in public libraries.

New York Times



  1. Pam Welford · May 2, 2013

    Seems you are right Helen! Just presented the iPad to the winner of ebooks comp at Enfield yesterday 🙂
    Your trip appears relaxing…


  2. Helen K · May 2, 2013

    Thanks Pam. It is relaxing because we have done majority of all touristy areas before. Now we are just deciding on what we really want to do 🙂


  3. Kate · May 2, 2013

    Loving the trip updates! Glad to see you’re both having so much fun albeit a tad jealous, even though I’m sitting outside at home enjoying the sun!


    • Kym · May 2, 2013

      22 degrees and perfect here!


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