Day Reading: Enjoying Your Sofa with a Good Book
people who enjoy reading, rainy days can be one of the best
times to curl up with a good book at home. The sound of the
rain, a warm blanket, and a comfortable chair are often the
ingredients for a relaxing day spent immersed in a story about
love, mystery, or adventures in far off places. Readers can
let their imaginations take flight with a work of fiction
or read about the real lives of admirable or famous people.
When it comes to books, there is always something for everyone
to enjoy, regardless of their personal preferences. Reading
is even a great pastime for kids. When parents read to their
children, they may help establish a love of books even before
their children learn to read on their own. Reading to children
can also help build their communication and listening skills,
as well as their imaginations.Readers
have many options when it comes to how they consume their
stories. Traditional hard copy books are still an option that
many choose, but electronic books are an increasingly appealing
alternative for people who enjoy reading. Not only are they
good for the environment, but they benefit the reader by allowing
them to store a large number of books right on the device.
They also provide readers with the option to tailor the pages
in terms of font, font size, and even background color, which
can be helpful for certain readers. For example, some older
readers may increase the font size for easier reading. However
a person chooses to read, a quiet spot with little interruptions
Center: Reading Links: This page features a collection
of book-related links for teens in high school. The
categories on this page include links to book blogs,
eBook resources, Amazon teen releases, award-winning
books, movies based on YA books, and the winner of the
Georgia Peach Book Award.
Municipal Library Web Links: On this page, readers
will find a long list of assorted links to websites.
The link categories on this page include topics such
as Aboriginal sites, book clubs, book lists, computers,
genealogy, and general interests.
Services: Assorted Web Links: This is a link that
opens a page on the Stuart MacPherson Library website.
People who visit this web page will find a long list
of various links, most of which are related to books.
Literacy: Activities for Students: Teachers and
parents who visit this site will find a list of links
to activities that can be done with students. The page
lists both basic literacy and ESL resources.
Book Club: Open this link to the LEADS book club,
which is a club for Lakota students. Parents who click
on this site will find the current reading selection
by grade, reading resources and summer reading program
Books for Teens: Teenage readers who visit this
web page will find book lists, book-related websites,
and book award links.
Review: Prometheus: Movie-goers who click on this
link can read the blog's review of the movie Prometheus.
The blog post poses the question of whether the movie
is a prequel and whether it is bad or not.
Hall Furniture: Visitors who click this link will
be taken to a web page that sells modular furniture
that can be configured in numerous ways.
Furniture Collection: On this page, visitors to
the Art Institute of Chicago can view and create their
own online gallery by adding the articles of furniture
featured on this page to their collection.
Furniture and Lofts: New students to housing at
Eastern Illinois University will find useful information
and a link on setting up the stackable furniture at
residence hall. The page also provides information for
students to build their own lofts.
Design: Program Philosophy: This link opens the
program philosophy page for the furniture design program
at the Herron School of Art & Design. The page also
includes three videos.
Furniture Program Details: Students interested in
working with furniture manufacturers can click this
link to review the details of the Catawba Valley Furniture
Program. The program prepares students for potential
jobs at local furniture manufacturers.
Design Program: Students interested in furniture
design may click this link to the Kendall College of
Art and Design of Ferris State University. The page
that opens is the home page for the Furniture Design
program, where students may click on and review current
courses, careers, facilities, and faculty. The page
also includes a slideshow of student work.
Furniture: Click on this link to view the Viking
Furniture website. The company is a student operated
enterprise from Berry College.
for Students Lounge: This blog post is an announcement
for students at University High School in Normal, IL.
The page announces the arrival of couches for the student
of Side Chairs: Click on this link to read the details
of the Pair of Side Chairs, or chaises á la reine,
and view images on The J. Paul Getty Museum.
Love Seat About Love: People who visit this page
can view a series of photos taken of a loveseat that
was designed by a Rhode Island School of Design student.
Traditions: Furniture: By opening this page, people
are able to read about the history of locally designed
furniture, which can be found in collections and museums
in the Upper St. John Valley.
& Sofas & Tables: Students looking for furniture
will find a bar, sofa, and table for sale on this Elon
University want ads page.