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Good news for public libraries

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

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The Basics

All I require is to sit in the sun and read my book. Alone. In gold lamé short shorts.

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Reading is good for your health: science.

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Living history

I love finding perfectly preserved leaves and news clippings pressed between the pages of 125-year-old books, don’t you?

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The Official Mascot of Libraries Everywhere

Source: The Interwebz

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Timeless

Artwork by C. Coles Phillips

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Back in the day

“One glance at [a book] and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the … Continue reading

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