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.
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
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.