Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
~ Josh Billings
“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people – people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book.”
– E. B. White
In my world there would be as many public libraries as there are Starbucks. ~Henry Rollins
The Long Room at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
The mobile library on the back of a horse
The most beautiful libraries in America
“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.”
August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012
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