What do you know? What do you want to know? These two questions are the catalysts for Give & Take, a participatory public project created by Minneapolis-based art and design studio Works Progress. Give & Take is short interactive presentations by community members, participatory social games, and a unique open space for conversation and exchange.
We heard about this from the Madison Public Library's Bubbler blog.
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In the following TedTalks; April Qu discusses the "Power of Reading" (8 minutes), Kelly Corrigan explains why we need "More Reading" (9 minutes), Hana Saleh talks about "How Reading Affects Creativity and Critical Thinking" (19 minutes), and Rebecca Bellingham explains why it is important that we read to children (9 minutes).
Pick up a new book and start reading. Try creating a schedule were you set aside time each day to do it. Not sure what book to read? Visit Wired to find books that inspire creativity or GoodReads where you can search books by category and user ratings. If you have kids, have them pick out a new book and read with them every night - here is a list to get you started.
Visit your local library and find out how you can help. If you don't have time, consider donating.
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