Friday, February 01, 2008

Lĭt / uh / ruh / sē Äw / fĭs

February: Library Lovers' Month
a month-long celebration of school, public, and private libraries of all types. This is a time for everyone, especially library support groups, to recognize the value of libraries and to work to assure that the Nation's libraries will continue to serve.

Check Out Library Support for Bookmarks, Ideas, Valentines, etc.

Support Your Library !

n the Friends of the Burbank Public Library, vitally interested in promoting books and the library to our community. Or join a Friends group in your city.

Sing the 'Library Song,' and visit other Library support sites:

Check Out a Book
@ Burbank Public Library

The Cat Who Could Read Backwards – MS BRAUN
Lilian Jackson Braun – Dutton, 1966
~ with Polly Duncan, head of the Pickax Library and companion of the main character, James Qwilleran and his two bibliocats, Kao K’o Kung (Koko) and Yum Yum.

The Uncommon Reader – FIC BENNE
Alan Bennett – Farrar, 2007
~ coming upon a traveling library, Queen Elizabeth, who almost never reads, decides to take a look. She begins to view reading as her "duty," and is exposed to increasingly sophisticated books and ideas that criticize society.

Here Lies the Librarian – J PECK
Richard Peck – Dial, 2006
~ feisty Irene and three other Library Science students from Butler University have come to town to fill stir up some dust-they're bent on spreading culture and reviving the long defunct local library.

1 comment:

LeBard said...

I've heard from friends that The Uncommon Reader is one of the best books they've read in 25 years. I'm still yet to read it.