Tag Archives: read

get ahead.

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“libraries literally aren’t just places to obtain books for free.

they’re one of the few public spaces left in our society

where you’re allowed to exist without spending any money.”

-a. killian

 

 

 

 

image credit: ala (american library archives poster, circa 1921)

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banned.

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when visiting the detroit public library

m is shocked to find that books

 have been banned in the past

and learns a huge lesson.

“censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance.” 

-laurie halse anderson, Speak

impact.

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“if you read just 15 minutes a day, in a year you will have read about one million words. think about the impact that has on your child, their ability to understand text and develop concepts about the world around them.”

in honor of national library week

 

 

credits: painting by gary-nikolai angleov, bookstock.mi.org