The loudest elderly women always had the quietest elderly husbands.
Librarians consider free access to information the foundation of democracy.
Creating a world within the imagination one day at a time through words and colors.
I was under the librarians’ protection. Civil servants and servants of civility, they had my back. They would be whatever they needed to be that day: information professionals, teachers, police, community organizers, computer technicians, historians,...
I loved going to the library. It was the first time I ever saw Black newspapers and magazines like JET, Ebony, the Baltimore Afro-American, or the Chicago Defender. And I’ll never forget my librarian.
On a good day, my style is librarian chic. On a bad day, it’s frumpy mother.
Librarians who are arguing and lobbying for clever e-book lending solutions are completely missing the point. They are defending the library-as-warehouse concept, as opposed to fighting for the future, which is librarian as producer, concierge,...
Every reader his or her book.Every book its reader.
Librarians save lives: by handing the right book, at the right time, to a kid in need