Feb 062015

Tomorrow (February 7th) is National Libraries Day 2015. If, like the SUNCAT team, you love libraries, show it! Follow @NatLibrariesDay and check out #NLD15 on Twitter, like their FaceBook page, visit a library and event.

An image of the British Museum Reading Room

The Reading Room of the British Museum, 2004. Photograph taken by Riccardo Cambiassi (https://www.flickr.com/people/43671130115@N01). [CC BY 2.0 Generic (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons.

Here are some weird and wonderful titles with a reading theme from some of our 100 Contributing Libraries, plus CONSER, DOAJ and ISSN databases.

  • Read me.
  • Read this magazine.
  • The clicked and the read.
  • Learn to read with groovy animals!
  • Black & white & read all over.
  • I love to read Batman and Superman.
  • What romance do I read next?
  • The read all about all reg’d.
  • Have you read this?
  • Pepper Street the read-with-Mum weekly.
  • I’m too busy to read marketing report service.
  • Feet : what to read – South West Thames Regional Library Service.
  • Read these rules for running trains, & c. : with great care to notice changes / Boston and Maine Railroad.
  • La di da : a damned fine read for northern high society.
  • Mad dogs & Englishmen : the magazine to read in the midday sun.
  • The chap-book : being a miscellany of curious and interesting songs, ballads, tales, histories, &c. : adorned with a variety of pictures and very delightful to read.
  • The New Excitement; or, a book to induce young people to read; for 1838(-40). By the editor of the latter volumes of the Excitement.
  • Every Englishman’s French Journal, enabling everyone to read French with facility, by aid of copious explanations. no. 1-12.
  • Reading it write.
  • Cardiff Corvey : reading the romantic text.
  • The Reading ripple.
  • Candle light reading.
  • The Tessy & Tab reading club.
  • Die Reading Post.
  • Galaxy. A Magazine of Entertaining Reading.
  • The Home budget of wholesome reading for homely folk.
  • The Pearl, a monthly journal of facetiæ and voluptuous reading.
  • Marginalia: The Journal of the Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge.
  • The New York Merry Masker. An illustrated journal of humorous and entertaining reading. vol. 1. no. 1. Oct. 1875.
  • The Hilton bedside book : a treasury of entertaining reading, selected exclusively for the guests of the Hilton Hotels.

For all manner of titles, weird and wonderful as well as generally fantastic, take a look in SUNCAT.

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