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National Book Count a success – lots of media coverage

CULC/CBUC partnered with the Steering Committee of the National Reading Campaign to count the number of books borrowed and sold the week of January 10-16, 2011.  22 CULC/CBUC libraries participated.  The press release is here:

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Here are some major media outlets coverage of the National Book Count:

http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/01/19/national-book-count-numbers-are-in-canadians-purchaseborrow-2-7-million-books/<

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/books/canadians-buy-and-borrow-more-than-27-million-books-in-one-week/article1876190/

We are THRILLED to announce a new partnership with @penguinrandomca who is providing its entire collection of Canadian-published titles with Canadian audio rights to CELA. Nearly 400 human-narrated titles have already been added to our collection. Enjoy! https://celalibrary.ca/blog/cela-and-penguin-random-house-canada-announce-collaborative-partnership?lang=en

Until January 30, readers get free & unlimited access to Vi, a celebrated novel by Vietnamese-born Canadian author Kim Thúy.
Borrow your copy of Vi through cloudLibrary, & join live virtual conversations with the author on Jan 19 (English) & Jan 20 (French) #1eReadLivrelCanada

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