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Ola Kowalczyk

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How to rescue a book that has been water damaged - video thumb

How to dry a book that has been water damaged (video)

Good folks from Syracuse University Libraries have prepared a short and easy video guide showing you how to rescue a paper book…

Exciting things to do at the library #infographic

Exciting things to do at the library (infographic)

Here is another great infographic from Marjorie Mews Public Library. This simple visual shows how exciting a visit to a library can…

How reading can make you a superhero #infographic

How reading books can make you a superhero (infographic)

Books are a blessing for the brain and body. We shared many infographics already that take a closer look at all the…

John Green 26 facts about libraries - video thumb

John Green shares 26 exciting facts about libraries (video)

In Episode 518 of The List Show by Mental Floss, famous author John Green shares some less known facts about one of…

The literary lakes #infographic

The literary lakes (infographic)

England’s beautiful Lake District is not only about beautiful scenery. Craig Manor Hotel has just released an infographic that includes famous writers…

The biggest books for fall 2017 by Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble announces the biggest books for fall 2017

This autumn is full of exciting new book releases. Barnes and Noble has put them together in a special list of the biggest books for fall 2017.

Why books are banned #infographic

Why books are banned (infographic)

To celebrate the freedom to read, designer and illustrator Anna Weddle has created a single-minded infographic that lists the most common reasons…

How a word gets into a dictionary #infographic

How a word gets into the dictionary (infographic)

Have you ever wondered why certain words get into the dictionary and others don’t? See also: Merriam-Webster comes with the answer. In…

Stunning illustrations about books by Mariusz Stawarski

Imaginative illustrations about books by Mariusz Stawarski

Some of the most brilliant illustrations by the Polish artist Mariusz Stawarski put books in focus. Books have the tremendous power to…

Evolving library concepts #infographic

16 concepts for the evolving library (infographic)

What an inspiring way to rethink what libraries are about! See also: Reid Wilson has created an amazingly simple visual, called Evolving…

Five ways to use your library card #infographic

5 ways to use your library card (infographic)

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Do you know you can use your library card for much more than just borrowing books?…

Floor plans of famous authors bedrooms - visuals by Home Advisor

Floor plans of famous authors’ bedrooms

Who are your favorite authors? Wouldn’t you like to learn more about how and where they lived, or which habits they had?…

Interactive guide to young adult reading writing publishing

An interactive guide to reading, writing, and publishing young adult literature

A team from YA Highway, a flourishing community of YA writers and readers, has released an interesting piece that’s a visual guide…

Ebook geek problems No. 44 - Headache when the new book by your favorite author is still not available in an ebook format.

Ebook geek problems #44

Headache when the new book by your favorite author is still not available in an ebook format.

China and the US release almost half the world's books #chart

China and the US release 48% of the world’s books (chart)

The annual report prepared by International Publishers Association (IPA) includes interesting global publishing stats. As Quartz points out just two countries, China…

5 fundaments of reading instruction #infographic

5 pillars of effective reading instruction (infographic)

Back-to-school time is perfect to share infographics like this one. The visual was created by Texthelp, the company that provides literacy support…

Famous authors from each US state - literary map

Famous American authors from each state (infographic)

The idea of combining facts about books with the visual impact of the map is a highly intriguing and involving way to…

Are beautiful books great reads #infographic

Are beautiful books great reads? (infographic)

You are doing right if you don’t judge books by their covers. Some books have ugly cover art but are worth reading.…

Clever ads for Livraria Cultura bookstores

Smart ads suggest books based on movies you watched

Creatives, Eduardo Fialho and Diego Koury from Arcos Brazil ad agency have prepared a set of brilliant ads that play with a…

Summer reading list 2017 - books and infographic

Books to add to your summer reading list 2017

Getting ready for summer 2017? Make sure to take with you the books by Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, John Grisham, Sue Grafton, and more!