Fun with books on President’s Day

I hope those of you who have a holiday today are enjoying yourselves!

I’m constantly amazed by people who have the time to create things like “The Book Quiz“. At this little site you answer a series of questions and then find out what book best describes your personality. It’s really fun and is a great ice-breaker activity for a group!

My other fun book-related Web 2.0 tool is LibraryThing.  This nifty little Web 2.0 application allows you to keep track of all of the books you’ve read during a year (something I’ve always wanted to do but I never managed to be able to keep up with a paper list). I think there are a lot of potential uses in schools to promote reading, to support reading groups, to share ideas, etc. There’s a large group of Librarians Who LibraryThing, Read YA Lit, book discussion group, and a School Library group. As with so many things, it’s a question of finding time!

In addition to tracking my yearly reading, I’m also going back to trying to build my all time 5-star books (using the LibraryThing rating system). If you go to my library  and sort by rating you’ll see what they are!

Judi Repman


Posted on February 18, 2008, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Another cool feature of LibraryThing is that you can make a widget to display random titles of your fav books…you can see ours at and scroll toward the bottom of the menu table. 🙂

    Fun! Thanks for the links to the librarian groups!

    Buffy Hamilton

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