Presentation on theme: "A Library in Every Home Pierce County’s journey to bring lasting literacy to the good ol’ boys and a burgeoning digital age."— Presentation transcript:
A Library in Every Home Pierce County’s journey to bring lasting literacy to the good ol’ boys and a burgeoning digital age
The Science of Reading and Paper 6 Minutes a day reduces stress by 68% - Study University of Sussex 2009 2 ½ x less likely to develop Alzheimer’s – Dr. Robert Friedman, Academy of Science Debate: E-reader vs. Paper copy Paper increases comprehension, imagination, processing skills, empathy, Increased ability to sleep Take a break and read for 15-20 minutes a day away from technology
Information has to be evaluated for validity at every turn. Where satire has somehow become reality, and reality has now become scripted.