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Libraries: New York Public Library

The original plan was to discuss a bookstore today. But since it’s National Library Week, I couldn’t resist gushing over the New York Public Library. Stereotypical, yes, but it’s a formidable presence. (And I’m breaking out pictures I took, oh, … Continue reading

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National Library Week

Added to things I never knew existed: National Library Week. I’ll be the first to admit that I seldom visit libraries, since I’m aiming to have a personal library instead. But libraries are great. I spent many days in high … Continue reading

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Little Free Library

I’ve seen these posted everywhere on the Internet, and I just love the concept. It’s the Little Free Library, a tiny “library” from which people can borrow books. If you haven’t seen photos of this yet, check out their gallery. … Continue reading

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Just a Pretty Cover

I stumbled upon an article that asks an intriguing question: Will home libraries survive in the digital age? In short, they say yes—because books have become an aesthetic. In the words of actress Davinia Taylor, who proudly displays books in … Continue reading

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Gone With the Wind Manuscript

Thought to have been lost forever, part of Margaret Mitchell’s original Gone With the Wind manuscript has been found. It’ll be on display at the Pequot Library in Connecticut until May. Am I considering traveling the 1.5 hours to see … Continue reading

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Visual Satisfaction

As I’m feeling a tad under the weather (who came up with that phrase, anyway?), I’m in no mood to do any real writing. Instead, I’ll share some pretty pictures I found at my favorite tumblr, Book Lovers Never Go … Continue reading

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Library Love

I feel bad for my sister. Whenever I discover some oddity I want to explore, more often than not it’s in Massachusetts. This means that when I go to visit her, I want to venture out to some bizarre thing … Continue reading

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