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Analog is the new Book

In a couple of months, anyone still using analog signals to capture PBS or “Gossip Girls” will be outta luck. The digital dictators have spoken. Get with the cable or get out a novel.

Personally, I’m looking forward to meeting those stubborn die-hards who refused to succumb to the temptations of the Sundance and Speed channels. And where will they turn up? In my library’s book groups.

Anyone thrifty enough to thumb their nose at the Cable Man will go looking for alternate means of entertainment that is equally fiscally responsible. Therefore, I project there will be an increase in book group attendance across the nation sometime after March 15.

Amazing. Technology is doing what we’ve been trying to do for years. It’s turning off some televisions and encouraging folks to read. Even The Walton Tribune thinks so.

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About the Author:

Kaite Mediatore Stover refuses to give up her day job as director of readers' services for The Kansas City Public Library to read tarot cards professionally or be the merch girl/roadie for her husband's numerous bands. Follow her on Twitter at @MarianLiberryan.

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