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From then on, Matilda would visit the library only once a week in order to take out new books and return the old ones. Her own small bedroom now became her reading-room and there she would sit and read most … Continue reading

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chicagopubliclibrary: Il Bibliomotocarro – Basilicata, Italy From Green Generation (Translated) Bibliomotocarro is a traveling library that brings books every Saturday in the villages of Basilicata. There are about 700 books that the bike has bee; eight stops, with appropriate signs and … Continue reading

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We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories. Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human  (via thatkindofwoman) *** This is an … Continue reading

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I care not how humble your bookshelf may be, or how lonely the room which it adorns. Close the door of that room behind you, shut off with it all the cares of the outer world, plunge back into the … Continue reading

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Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.  Terry Pratchett (via celebrate-the-magic) for @Historyhobbit

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