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With polling numbers like this, maybe public libraries should run for office! 🙂 “This graphic highlights results from the Pew Internet & American Life Project survey, released December 2013. More than 6,000 Americans ages 16 and older were asked about … Continue reading
I love finding perfectly preserved leaves and news clippings pressed between the pages of 125-year-old books, don’t you?
Image: Weekes Branch Library, Hayward, Calif. “There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.” ― Andrew Carnegie
The local newspaper reporter called me up earlier this week, wanting to do a story on our seed lending library. Already, I’m thrilled. So we talk for a while about the project, about libraries, about card catalogs and antique dealers, … Continue reading
Medieval cat’s paw prints on a manuscript, circa 1100 A.D.
I’m so lucky to have my dream job already. But if I was looking for a new dream job, I’d have a tough decision to make right now: librarian to the President — or librarian to Beyoncé? President: http://1.usa.gov/12CNwm3 Beyoncé: … Continue reading