Rice Lake Public Library

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theyuniversity:

There are four important points to clear up regarding e.g. and i.e.:

  1. They are not the same thing, nor can they be used interchangeably.
  2. You should never add “etc.” after either one.
  3. They don’t need to be italicized.
  4. You should put a comma after e.g. and i.e.

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In case you’re wondering, e.g. is short for exempli gratia; i.e. is short for id est. They’re both from Latin.

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Right, Doctor(s)?

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upperrubberboot:

INDRAPRAMIT DAS, “The Widow and the Xir”: When newly-widowed Sanih’s grief begins to call the desert ghost of her husband Namir to her tribe’s travelling camp, she must find a way to put his death behind her or endanger them all. “A neat fantasy world and a strong story of love… Recommended.”—Locus Online

Weightless ; Kobo ; Barnes & Noble ; Amazon. Or save 33% and get this story with the first nine stories in the Soles Series of Stories at Weightless!

iworkatapubliclibrary:

Ghost Dog, was it you?

brushedwithlight:

Personal:

Coolest darn library/bookshop I’ve ever seen! In Beaufort, NC

(via vintageanchorbooks)

mortisia:

William Styron, Conversations with William Styron

(via libraryadvocates)

bookriot:

Stamps from around the world honoring kid lit. Check ‘em out!

(via oskaloosalibrary)

thehpalliance:

"It was with Esther that the Nerdfighter community came together and helped the Harry Potter Alliance win 250,000 dollars. And Hank, it was because of Esther that on Esther Day I told you that I love you (which I do, although I don’t want to talk about it). And even though Esther has died we will continue to do projects with her. Because it will be when we work to decrease World Suck and when we show our love for others that Esther will be with us most."

Esther Day is around the corner! Don’t forget to let us know what you’re planning by using the #estherday tag.

You can learn more about the Esther Day project here.

pickeringtonlibrary:

buzzfeed:

KITTEN COSPLAY. I REPEAT: KITTEN COSPLAY.


On Fridays, we reblog kittens.  Specifically, kitten cosplays.

bookavore:

very interesting combinations

(via bethrevis)