The public library is more than a repository of books. It’s a mysterious, wondrous place with the power to change lives. ~Elizabeth Taylor, Chicago Tribune literary editor
When I was young, we couldn’t afford much. But, my library card was my key to the world. ~John Goodman
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. ~Walter Cronkite
In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation’s future. ~Bill Gates
Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries. ~Anne Herbert
I’ve added a new banner on the right. It represents a marketing campaign now being tested in Georgia and Iowa to help people understand the importance of libraries and the fact that they need citizen support. The campaign comes from OCLC and is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Everyone has something they are passionate about, something they geek. (Yes, geek is now a verb!) Whatever you geek, the public library supports you. I geek libraries, yoga, poetry, art, quotations…what do you geek?
Get your geek on…show your support. Visit the Web site to see what others geek and find out more about how you can participate.