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This Monday marks day two of National Library Week. That’s right, there are a whole seven days dedicated to one of our nation’s greatest institutions.

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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.


Happy Easter weekend! Today I’m wrapping up our weeklong celebration of National Library Week with a few reading suggestions for the holiday weekend. Because while we can all benefit from some extra time at the library, one of its greatest features is that you can take some of its treasures home with you.


As we approach the end of National Library Week, I thought I’d spend some time focusing on one of the most common (but often overlooked) features of the library — the quiet. Some like to poke fun at the eternal struggle of the librarian to maintain silence in their domain, but for those seeking a…

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“When in doubt, go to the library.” “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” by J.K. Rowling This What to Watch Wednesday, National Library Week continues, and we’re watching the written word and the hallowed halls which house them. Today, I thought I’d take a moment for the masters of them all, those knowledgeable shushers,…

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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.