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“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives.”

~ Roald Dahl, “Matilda”

Happy Book Lovers Day! While every season is a good time to pick up a book, there’s something special about summer reading. Which is why it makes perfect sense that Book Lovers Day would fall during the summer months. Read the rest of this entry


…Share the Love

As my fellow Crusader pointed out yesterday (…page through), it’s National Library Week. As a library enthusiast (and regular user), I thought I’d keep the love fest going by sharing some of my favorite secrets of the library.

While books and libraries may seem obsolete in the age of the Internet, e-readers, and tablets that can contain a whole library’s worth of content (and then some), you might be surprised to learn that libraries offer a lot more than just books. Read the rest of this entry

…page through

giphy1Greetings, crusaders, and welcome to the most well-read week of the year: National Library Week!

You know, the library…basically the internet without anonymous, troll comments.

That’s right, if someone wants to criticize you at the library, they’ll have to say it to your face…in hushed tones. Read the rest of this entry

…Be Outrageous


“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable…”

~Matilda, “Matilda”

 In case the quote didn’t give it away, today is Roald Dahl Day!

Today marks what would have been the beloved author’s 100th birthday, so the celebration is extra special. Read the rest of this entry

…book it


Just a few weeks ago, we took a brief pause from our usual film and television focus for another favorite of the 2WC—the written wordRead the rest of this entry