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Back from Bibliothecaevore Vacation!

jyhslibrary:

Librarian by knitted fresh daily on Flickr.

While working at my library I’ll try to know each book.

(via librarianista)

Love this video by Cedar Rapids Public Library!

S.Res. 425: A resolution designating April 23, 2012, as ‘National Adopt a Library Day’. Passed.

libraryadvocates:

More than 350 librarians and library supporters from across the country converged in Washington, D.C. from April 23–24, 2012, to meet with members of Congress to discuss key library issues during the American Library Association’s 38th annual National Library Legislative Day. The event focused on supporting federal funding for the national libraries.

The ALA had over 300 advocacy messages sent to members of Congress as part of Virtual Library Legislative Day, a component for library supporters who could not attend the Washington meetings. Advocates worked remotely to connect with legislators via phone calls, emails and social media platforms.

Read more on districtdispatch.org

With temps over the weekend into the 100s in most of the South this weekend, libraries are definitely the place to be this summer.

libraryadvocates:

mchronister:

Love it when the government promotes libraries.

From USA.gov:

You don’t have to be outdoors to have a fun summer. In fact, some of the most gratifying and enriching activities might happen within the four walls of one of our country’s 123,000 public libraries.

It’s easy to see why. Libraries offer an easy, accessible and low cost way to read books and…

Same here!

It’s Take Your Child to the Library Day! 

Illustration: Nancy Elizabeth Wallace