Books, are an amazing tool. They can be teacher-sharing information and enriching your mind, time machine- taking you places you may only otherwise dream about, therapist- blocking out the world, and oftentimes friend- being there for you whenever you need them. One of the greatest gifts we an give our children I believe is the power of the written word- BOOKS. One place they can go and find books on any topic they can possibly imagine, is of course the library.
I remember as a little girl my first visit to the public library to get it a library card, it was blue, with a little silver metal tat that had braille like raised indentations representing my card number. The library seemed so magical to me. I could bring home anything there that I wanted, return it and bring home more! Do you remember the magic of the library as a child?… [read more]