These imaginative posters from the 1960s encouraged kids to (gasp!) explore the library.
Love ‘em, I just love ‘em all.
“That is why you should care, because for those moments when nobody else cares, we care, and we will get the answer. We serve the public, all of the public. We need you, all of the public, to support us. We cannot serve if the buildings are closed and the staff are laid off.”
Best advocacy write-up I’ve ever read.
“Librarians are out there making things just a little better one person at a time in the city around you. That is our service.”
One of the best things I have read about my profession!
Re-blog to support Jason Collins, who has become the first openly gay male athlete playing in a major American team sport!
Jason says he wears jersey #98 to honor Matthew Shepard and The Trevor Project (we were founded in 1998).
So I went to Goodwill today and
WE’VE CREATED A MONSTER.
I think this is fantastic and I hope that 1. They didn’t have to pay for that and 2. It doesn’t get them in trouble.
The Diviners by Libba Bray
“Any librarian or scholar will tell you: Close is not the same as accurate.”
Dear Ladies & Gents:
It’s Wednesday. Go get bookishly fancy.
Pretty! and pretty cool!