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Alsip-Merrionette Park Library

Alsip-Merrionette Park Library

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The selfie of Dorian Gray

"Catch a Book, West Sacramento, California, Joseph Bellacera" -- "This sculpture reflects the idea that books house an abundance of knowledge ready for the viewer to catch. These books are covered with patterns based on aerial views of local agricultural landscape and quotes from well-known authors who share a cultural and ethnic diversity with the people of West Sacramento."

A made-to-order book cover skirt. Adorable!

Actually, it happens even more when I write. I go into a time warp, and the hours slip away. I have to set alarms to awake to reality or kids remain on school steps after the doors are locked.

Reading makes you taller and smarter

One must be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us. - Cassandra Clare

Meet Regina Anderson. (May 21, 1901 - February 5, 1993) Regina Anderson was an African American librarian in the New York Public Library system who supported many members of the Harlem Renaissance, including W.E.B.Dubois, Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes and others. Anderson helped found the Krigwa Players (later the Negro Experimental Theatre or Harlem Experimental Theatre) with W. E. B. Du Bois. She helped it find a home in the basement of the 135th Street Public Library in Harlem.