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Roses, Books, and Popsicles

I always try to get out to see the wild roses at this time of year. Today I finally had the chance. I took the kids with me to the nature trail at the library. We took care not to … Continue reading

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Great Library Binge

It wasn’t my fault! They were selling books at the library, so what was I to do? Just ignore a whole roomful of cheap books? I’ve heard that some people have that ability, but not I. And so yesterday I … Continue reading

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Share and Share Alike

Libraries are about sharing. That’s what’s so great about them. I love being able to request a book and get it as soon as it becomes available. But have you ever noticed the sucky other side to sharing? It works … Continue reading

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My Addiction

I haven’t been completely honest about my book-buying addiction. You see, around the holidays, I sort of fell off the wagon and bought a bunch of books. When that bunch was added to the pile that people gave me as … Continue reading

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Next at Bat

I picked up a couple of books from the library today. One is the next book in the Vonnegut Marathon, Galapagos. I struggled with the temptation to buy this book because it was cheap and readily available. However, one should … Continue reading

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A Book’s Last Chance

I own a book called The Magus by John Fowles. It came into my hands in an unusual way. The library was giving away a sad-looking collection of books that hadn’t sold at the last book sale. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Thought

A thought for today: Your library is your portrait. (Holbrook Jackson)

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Disturbing

I went to the library today. While browsing in the non-fiction section, I noticed some books about wedding planning. Hey! I have a wedding to plan! So I took a closer look, and that’s when I discovered that the wedding … Continue reading

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Almost a Librarian

I was once enrolled in the library science program at Southern Connecticut State University. I wanted to leave my dead-end, low-paying job and becoming a librarian seemed like just the ticket. Not only would I have made more money, but … Continue reading

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Library Love

It’s time for the next leg of the Vonnegut marathon! I have never read The Sirens of Titan before, but it’s supposed to be a great book and I’m really looking forward to it. I considered buying a copy, but … Continue reading

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