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I don't know where this is, but I want to go there, and sit on top of that one set of shelves going across the room.

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25 Writers on the Importance of Libraries

Ray Bradbury:“I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves — you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library, and I’d written a thousand stories.”

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By geographically matching an 18th-century map of Manhattan's landscape to the modern cityscape, combing through historical and archaeologic...

In 1971, Marguerite Hart, the first children’s librarian at the Troy Public Library, contacted a number of public figures asking them to write about the importance of libraries and about their experiences of reading. This was author E. B. White’s response.

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As kids finish their books, they create a book spine to display on the wall in the 'book nook'. THIS IS THE COOLEST IDEA EVER! LOVE IT!

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This is a cute idea for a winter display of books. It's important to remain sensitive and neutral with displays that center around religious holidays. This blog has lots more too!

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25 Writers on the Importance of Libraries

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25 Writers on the Importance of Libraries

25 Writers on the Importance of Libraries.

Classroom Library Checkout Systems

Classroom Library Checkout Systems and a freebie! - The Organized Classroom Blog

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Free genealogy charts, but just as important, this site has a list of blank census forms. If you have a hard time reading the old census script, esp. from the 1800's, these charts are so helpful!

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