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by hjlphotos:
Cathedral of Learning on Flickr.
Reading room at the Suzallo Library, aka “the Harry Potter room”

    by hjlphotos:

    Cathedral of Learning on Flickr.

    Reading room at the Suzallo Library, aka “the Harry Potter room”

  2. wordbookstores:

*Hangs bookseller head in shame*

    wordbookstores:

    *Hangs bookseller head in shame*

  3. canterburylibrary:

FIRST DAY OF FALL :)

    canterburylibrary:

    FIRST DAY OF FALL :)

    (Source: no-one-tells-me-who-i-love)

  4. wordpainting:

slightlyignorant:

Happy to oblige!

Me too!

    wordpainting:

    slightlyignorant:

    Happy to oblige!

    Me too!

    (Source: pinterest.com)

  5. politicsprose:

    Banned Book by the Numbers
    Via (Huffington Post)

  6. We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in.

    — Ernest Hemingway (via soulsscrawl)

    (Source: henretta84)

  7. plainfieldlibrary:

It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!  Need some help perfecting your “arrr”?  Try out the Pirate course from Mango Languages - it’s free with your PPLD library card!  Check out our online resources page to sign in to Mango.  And get yourself in a “pirate” frame of mind with a movie - can you think of a better way to start the weekend?
Hook
The Princess Bride
The Goonies
Peter Pan
Pirates of the Caribbean

    plainfieldlibrary:

    It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!  Need some help perfecting your “arrr”?  Try out the Pirate course from Mango Languages - it’s free with your PPLD library card!  Check out our online resources page to sign in to Mango.  And get yourself in a “pirate” frame of mind with a movie - can you think of a better way to start the weekend?

    Hook

    The Princess Bride

    The Goonies

    Peter Pan

    Pirates of the Caribbean

  8. cscclibrary:

[Image: B/w photo of little girls reading Captain America together, mid-20th century.]

    cscclibrary:

    [Image: B/w photo of little girls reading Captain America together, mid-20th century.]

  9. politicsprose:

    How Long Does It Take to Read Popular Books?

    Going by the average reading rate of most adults (300 words per minute), Personal Creations mocked up this infographic to put some of literature’s most popular works into perspective.

    Via Electric Lit.