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I breezed through the remainder of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret while on the treadmill at the gym on Thursday after work. 339 more words
Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner, two Michigan public librarians, have struggled for years to prune their collections.
As The New Yorker notes, librarians call it “weeding,” and the choice of words is important: a library that “hemorrhages” books loses its lifeblood; a librarian who “weeds” is helping the collection thrive. 196 more words
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On the other side of the front hall, directly opposite the dining room, a matching pair of doors opened into the library. Bookshelves built into deep architraves, stocked with leather-bound volumes and edged with a bedraggled leather dust fringe, gave off the faint glint of faded gold leaf.