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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Celebrate National Library Week

The only true equalisers in the world are books; the only treasure-house open to all comers is a library; the only wealth which will not decay is knowledge; the only jewel which you can carry beyond the grave is wisdom. - J.A. Langford Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest. - Ladybird Johnson The dissemination of knowledge is one of the cornerstones of civilization. - John F. Budd I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. - Jorge Luis Borges You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. - Ray Bradbury When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day. - Jean Fritz Fun Fact: There are more public libraries than McDonald's in the U.S.-- a total of 16,220, including branches. From Quotables Facts About America's Libraries See more videos, here!

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