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Monday’s Thought of the Day

“Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.”

~ Carl Sagan

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Monday’s Thought of the Day

“A book, to me, is almost sacrosanct: such and individual and private thing. The reader brings his or her own history and beliefs and concerns, and reads in solitude, creating each scene from his own imagination as he does. There is no fellow ticket-holder in the next seat.”
~ Lois Lowry

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Wednesday’s Thought of the Day

“Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. And it’s much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world!”

~ Neil Gaiman

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Monday’s Thought of the Day

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

~ Charles William Eliot

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Monday’s Thought of the Day

“A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.”

~ Astrid Lindgren

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Cutting edge technology!

The Library is chock-full of cutting-edge technology. We’ve got computers, iPads, digital databases galore… and these things…*

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOXQo7nURs0

And, if these wonders of technology fail you, do not fear: our IT team is top-notch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ

(Thank you Scandinavia for these gems.)

*Actually, one “bookbook” we don’t have in our collection is the Ikea catalogue.

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Monday’s Thought of the Day

“Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.”

~ Stephen Fry

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