…Check Out

This week is National Library Week. As its title suggests, it celebrates the purpose and the people behind these institutions. No longer merely emporiums of books, the library has expanded it’s world while staying true to its purpose—providing access to knowledge.


“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…

…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…

…page through

Greetings, 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.

…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…