Hint: think Fine Arts room!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Are you Running out of ideas for stocking stuffers, gifts for family living out of town, or your favorite local bookworm ?
Check out our unique, one of a kind mugs, now on sale- two for $15.00! Beautiful image of the gorge by local photographer Geraint Smith. A perfect mug for Santa's hot chocolate!
Click here for fun gift ideas for book lovers, from the Chicago Tribune.
More unique gift ideas from Huffington Post here.
The Mark Twain doll and paperback perfume caught my eye!
Don't forget our local bookstores for the latest bestsellers.
What was your favorite read of 2011? Comment here or stop by the library. We'll do a future post on the results.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Taos librarian Ellen gets the library lowdown from long time volunteer David Hillman.
If you are interested in volunteering, drop by the circulation desk for an application.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
According to verge.com, "Amazon: Kindle Fire best selling product for eight weeks running, quadruples Black Friday sales."
Upon the delivery of my pre-ordered Kindle Fire, I have joined the masses in the ebook revolution. I love my Kindle Fire! I bought it primarily because I wanted an ereader. But it does so much more! Movies, apps galore, email, FB, web browsing, music, and of course books. Beyond a little glare on the screen with certain lighting, and the touch screen not being as sensitive as the ipad, I can't find any fault with it.
80 apps and 10 movies, 800 songs, or 6,000 books may be loaded. If you're running short on storage space, you may move content to and from your Kindle Fire and your Amazon Cloud (free storage). The battery life is about 8 hours, depending on what your viewing.
Despite loving the functionality of the Kindle, I don't consider myself a traitor to reading paper books nor the institutions that house them. I will always enjoy sitting by the fire on a cold winter's night, turning the pages of a good novel.
(Is the Taos Public Library going digital? Check back soon...)