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I just read Five Times A Library Changed Me by Rachael Berkey about the mental, emotional, and spiritual growth libraries provide her. I silently chuckled reading about the pride she had in getting her first library card, riding her bicycle to the library and attempting to bring home a shelf-load of books, the competitiveness of school reading challenges, and the complexities of navigating her college library mostly because I have many parallels in my own life. It was a bit uncanny. We love, crave even, the company of books and we live with the idea that the library is a home away from home.
I was inspired to write of my most potent memories and reflect on how a library was an important entity in my formative years. Thanks Rachael for the idea: imitation is, afterall, the sincerest form of flattery.
My first memory of a library is of…
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