2. If you like logging in all the books that you read (and seeing which books your friends reading), consider creating a free account on Goodreads! A great way to up your Goodreads numbers is to read lots of amazing shorter books (and here, also)…
3. Also, check out Shepherd (currently in Beta) for another angle on how to choose your next book! Want some new book recommendations by thought leaders? Then check out Book Authority!
4. Whenever you have a chance to read a printed book over a digital book, do it!
5. The Brooklyn Book Festival (September 25 - October 3, 2022) is back in-person as well as with online offerings!
6. The beginning of the school year is the perfect time to find creative ways to get to know your students! Rob Walker, author of The Art of Noticing, freely shares his “Icebreaker of the Week” database that you can contribute to if you have a great one to share!
7. For all you Digital Natives out there, don’t forget the internet didn’t always exist! Want to check out the first time things were searched for ever? Check out Oldest Search.
8. Information is beautiful, or it can be when showcased in the right way!
9. The Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating their 125th birthday, and they’ve curated a list of 125 essential Brooklyn books. How many have you read?
10. Want to see what people want to know about?
11. Check out this new way to record yourself over a presentation!
12. The National Gallery of Art wants to see if you know your art!
13. Want to capture your tweet & make it look sweet? Try this!
14. Tiny Wow can solve a TON of your online issues! Try it and see!
15. See some of the world’s most interesting places right from your screen & dream about your future travel plans to see them in person!
16. You can now borrow vinyl records from the Brooklyn Public Library!
17. Synesthesia, anyone? Hear your paintings with this addictive software from the folks at Google Arts & Culture!
18. Can’t make it to the National Book Festival in DC this year? You can still watch fascinating conversations featuring the many authors featured at the festival! Click on the name of the program & watch the videos on YouTube!