"I am a reader not because I don't have a life but because I choose to have many..."
Persian lacquer binding, 18th century The cover of this Persian manuscript is decorated with a scene painted in watercolours onto lacquered leather which is then covered with several more coats of lacquer. by National Library NZ on The Commons, via Flickr
September is Library Card Signup Month--what better time to get a card? We now have new shopper card sets, with both a standard library card AND a keychain card. From now until the end of this year, anyone can replace their current library card with a new shopper card set at no charge. In 2013, we will reinstate the replacement fee - so get your card soon!