All Things Library

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nypl:

"I always knew from that moment, from the time I found myself at home in that little segregated library in the South, all the way up until I walked up the steps of the New York City library, I always felt, in any town, if I can get to a library, I’ll be OK. It really helped me as a child, and that never left me. So I have a special place for every library, in my heart of hearts."

— RIP Maya Angelou, a literary legend and longtime supporter of The New York Public Library, which holds her papers at its Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (where she spoke). Angelou also once discussed her love of libraries with us - take a look

(via librarylinknj)

libraryadvocates:

Net neutrality is really important for libraries because we are, first of all, in the information business. Our business now is not just increasingly, but dramatically, online, using digital information and providing services in this digital environment. That means that we need to have solid and ubiquitous Internet services.

(via gourdblossom)

May Book Photo Challenge: Day 17 - Library.

Photo is of the Norfolk Slover Public Library currently under renovation.

Librarians know libraries are important. But we need to make sure every one else does too!

He Walked Into A Segregated Library. He Wanted To Be An Astronaut. Mission Accomplished.

sashaonthemoon:

Ah the joys of working at the library

This is awesome.

(via thelibraryperson)

I’m writing my second grant—first grant for the LGBT Raleigh Library. Tips and encouragement needed!

This is terrifying. Especially since the challenges are coming from people outside of the library’s community.