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orphalesecitylibrarian:

Photograph from The Public Library: A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson (Photographer), Ann Patchett (Afterword), & Bill Moyers (Foreword)

An exerpt: “When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.”

Love.

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"When those are your inspirations, happiness and education, it’s all good."

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At Local Libraries, Teens Pursue – and Publish – Their Passions

Yay! Great article about Teen Tech initiatives at northbrookpl with northbrookplteens. We love having Rachel in all our programs and teen volunteer opportunities.

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Morning Jam Session, Story Time Style | ALSC Blog

This PLA was amazing for many, many, many, MANY reasons. To top it off, juliejurgens, Maggie Masterson, Parry Rigney, Courtney Schade, Lora Van Marel and I made the ALSC Blog for our Wee Be Jammin’ music in early childhood programming presentation. Thanks to all who attended!

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Treat Failure Like a Scientist - James Clear

"Failure is the cost you pay to be right."

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northbrookpl:

What better way to end the day than with Betty White reading “Harry the Dirty Dog”?  And there are more celebrities reading picture books here.

Amazing!

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» Why Novel Reading Reduces Anxiety - World of Psychology

I firmly believe in bibliotherapy.

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I made a pie! #nofilter

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talkingtvwithtiffany:

My So Called Life Hi-Res Promos

I’m flashing back so hard it hurts.

Amazing!

(via astrohillbillies)

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Oh, my goodness! This is adorable. If only polar bear cubs came with crazy snow storms.