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HPIM1361.jpgDoing homework with my children has been very interesting from a library resource point of view. Nothing unusual there, I am sure.
Recently, I was summoned to help Eoghan (8) with a project on Granville T Woods, a pretty interesting character, born in Columbus, Ohio.
We went first to library resources. Eoghan kept wanting to go back to Google and Wikipedia. Eventually, as we were looking through lists and lists of things, he asked “why doesn’t the library just put all its stuff in Wikipedia?”.
A while later, he suggested that the library should find a way of ‘teleporting’ its books to people’s homes.
I can see that I will be struggling to keep up 😉
Picture: Eoghan at the gateway to ‘the world’s knowledge’.

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