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It’s National Library Week!

April 11, 2019

This week we celebrate libraries, and today is Take Action for Libraries Day. Share your library story on Twitter at #MyLibraryMyStory.

There are big libraries and small libraries. There are public libraries, Little Free Libraries, school libraries, and home libraries. No matter what the size or shape, libraries are a gift to all of us. Be thankful we have free access to them and the amenities they offer to help improve our lives.


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“Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”   ~Neil Gaiman, Author





It’s National Library Week

April 13, 2017

“A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

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It’s National Library Week. If you haven’t visited your local library recently, now is the time to do it. Libraries are a gift. Read what others have to say about libraries.

“Information helps you to see that you’re not alone. That there’s somebody in Mississippi and somebody in Tokyo who all have wept, who’ve all longed and lost, who’ve all been happy. So the library helps you to see, not only that you are not alone, but that you’re not really any different from everyone else.”          ~ Maya Angelou

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“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life.” ~Sidney Sheldon

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“It is an awfully sad misconception that librarians simply check books in and out. The library is the heart of a school, and without a librarian, it is but an empty shell.” ~ Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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“As a kid, I would get my parents to drop me off at my local library on their way to work during the summer holidays, and I would walk home at night. For several years, I read the children’s library until I finished the children’s library. Then I moved into the adult library and slowly worked my way through them.” ~Neil Gaiman

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“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.” ~E.B. White

“Entering a library is like being welcomed into the comfort of home.”       ~Cathy Ogren

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