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Celebrate Independence Day by biking the red, white, & blue: http://bit.ly/291pfiohttps://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr…In 1941 the library experimented with providing outdoor reading facilities to patrons during the summer, in Cooper Park. They furnished folding chairs, cushions, and a beach umbrella, and it was equipped with magazines and books. The Outdoor reading Room was open 54 days and circulated 3,793 books. When the new library was built, the library garden was named the Outdoor Reading Room. #tbthttps://facebook.com/DaytonMetroLibr…
On his blog “GatesNotes” Bill Gates recently shared his recommended reading list for Summer 2016. Gates’ choices feature a lot of science, math and technology, all hot topics in these days of tech commercialization, STEM education initiatives and medical science that seemingly changes every day. In abbreviated form, here are the titles on Gates’ list:
There is much to be learned from Bill Gates, one of the greatest business and technology minds of modern day so here’s a link to the whole blog entry from May 17, 2016. In his blog, Gates provides a plot summary and his explanation for why he chose each book to add to his list. Gates also narrates a clever, animated video version of his list here. Happy reading!