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The Japanese have a word for those piles of unread books. It’s tsundoku. While some people find tsundoku a source of constant guilt, Nassim Nicholas Taleb believes unread books improve people by always pushing them to expand their knowledge.

BackTalk | On Being a Nontraditional Trustee

"Since January, I have been a member of the five-person Board of Trustees of the Monroe County Public Library System, MI. For the past 20 years, I have also worked as a correctional officer in a medium-sized Michigan county jail. I have often been asked how my experience in my career in corrections translated into my role as a library board trustee." #communityservice

Great library quote from Jacqueline Woodson! "I think it's hard to walk into a library and not have a sense of deep respect for all that they hold and stand for. And the fact that the books are yours for a while - for free!

Great library quote from Jacqueline Woodson! Thanks for this great quote! "I think it's hard to walk into a library and not have a sense of deep respect for all that they hold and stand for. And the fact that the books are yours for a while - for free! - what's not to love?"

TELLING ONE STORY New York Public Library’s Readers & Writers Shop in the iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Photo by Jonathan Blanc

Gifted Libraries

TELLING ONE STORY New York Public Library’s Readers & Writers Shop in the iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Photo by Jonathan Blanc

LIBRARIES HAVE THE GOODS Moneymaking ventures come in the form of diverse retail options (clockwise from top l.): FriendShop at the Seattle Public Library Central Library; San Diego Public Library’s Library Shop West corner, looking toward Petco Park; SDPL’s Library Shop buyer and manager Erin Zlotnik; and Los Angeles Public Library’s Library Store on Wheels. Seattle PL Photo courtesy of Friends Of The Seattle Public Library; San Diego PL Photos by Stacy Keck; LAPL photo by Ryan Romero… Library Store, Friends Of The Library, Library Organization, Library Inspiration, Central Library, Media Center, Libraries, Fundraising, San Diego

Gifted Libraries

LIBRARIES HAVE THE GOODS Moneymaking ventures come in the form of diverse retail options (clockwise from top l.): FriendShop at the Seattle Public Library Central Library; San Diego Public Library’s Library Shop West corner, looking toward Petco Park; SDPL’s Library Shop buyer and manager Erin Zlotnik; and Los Angeles Public Library’s Library Store on Wheels. Seattle PL Photo courtesy of Friends Of The Seattle Public Library; San Diego PL Photos by Stacy Keck; LAPL photo by Ryan Romero…

 Jeffery Deaver& dedication page in his forthcoming thriller, Solitude Creek. Library Inspiration, Solitude, Thriller, Peace, Journal, Math, Math Resources, Sobriety, Journals

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Awe shucks! Jeffery Deaver’s dedication page in his forthcoming thriller, Solitude Creek.

Guys this was made by the best librarian ever. <<<< Loki loves the library too! Tom Hiddleston, Good Books, My Books, Library Signage, Library Humor, Library Posters, Dc Memes, Library Displays, Book Displays

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“Best library signage ever! (Via Avengers Memes on FB)”

VW bus office cubicle or reception desk

The most adorable circulation desk in the world!

take a book, leave a book, read a book! abandoned pay phone boxes become free street libraries, yes! My note: This is the biggest 'little free library' that I've seen!

- Www.mein-ecologic-projekt.de

- www.mein-ecologic-projekt.de

Portable Little Library! Little Free Libraries On A Shoestring Budget - Little Free Library

A portable Little Free Library? Perfect!