It's the library.

When I was a little kid, I don't remember going to book stores, but I do remember going to libraries.  Every week, without fail, browsing the shelves, borrowing books, discovering new worlds.  I never gave much thought to how such a place could exist, why such a place would exist.  It was just the library.  Of course it was there.  It even had a great theme song.



This year, National Library Week (April 11-17) celebrates the theme "Communities thrive @ your library."  I've had the privilege of spending quite a bit of time the last few years in libraries, participating in library programs, chatting with librarians and with library patrons.

    

If it's been a while since you've visited your local public library, this would be a great time to renew the acquaintance.



I have three library events this month.  If you're in the area, I hope you'll come by and say hello.

April 14 - Meet the Authors, at the Free Public Library of Monroe Township, Williamstown, NJ
April 18 - Free Library Festival (Philadelphia Book Festival), Philadelphia, PA
April 24 - Mastering the Art of Suspense, at the Monmouth County Library, Manalapan NJ

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