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Libraries save lives

A beautiful testament to the emancipating, transformative power of public libraries comes from one troubled little girl, who grew up in an impoverished community, had her life profoundly changed, perhaps even saved, by a library bookmobile, and went on to become a librarian herself. 485 more words

Stories For Older Ones

When I Come Back

When I come back

I want to come back as a book.

No matter how rambunctious, vitriolic,

passionate the life within,

I can’t get over how composed… 18 more words

Poetry

Recommended Reads

Our Book of the Week this week is Call for the Dead by John le Carré, a spy novel introducing the now-infamous George Smiley. We have put together a list of similar spy thrillers and non-fiction exposés for you to enjoy today.  339 more words

Libraries

Recommended Reads

Our Book of the Week this week is Call for the Dead by John le Carré, a spy novel introducing the now-infamous George Smiley. We have put together a list of similar spy thrillers and non-fiction exposés for you to enjoy today. 352 more words

Events

Disruption,the mall and the #Library

At the weekend I walked through my local almost- deserted shopping centre and I thought that if the impact of coronavirus has taught us anything it’s that most people’s habits, behaviour and confidence can be changed very, very quickly when necessary. 698 more words

Libraries

It's Time for An Action-Packed Library Stack

Hello Bloglandia!

I just LOVE getting my grubby little fingers on new (okay, new-to-me) books! Which means now that my local library is sort of back in business, I’ve been going crazy with placing items on hold. 895 more words

Fiction