At the Libraries: Cult Movies as Little Golden Books

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Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

What were children's books like way back when? Check out this golden oldie from the 1880s and see for yourself. What I wouldn't do to live on that street!
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Speaking of classic children's books, remember those Little Golden books? Sure you do! Wouldn't it be great to adapt cult movies into Little Golden books? Yes, yes it would.

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It was a children's book first, then it was a short film, and now it's an Oscar nominee! Congratulations to "The Lost Thing" author and illustrator Shaun Tan! I'll be pulling for you on Oscar night!
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Do you know a librarian superhero? There are lots out there, so surely there is someone you can nominate for this wonderful award. Four superheroes will be featured on collectible lunchboxes!
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Jimmy Fallon has a regular segment on his show called his "Do Not Read List." Pretty hilarious stuff. And hey, doesn't that first one look familiar?
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Book (or notebook?) lovers, the wait is over! Someone has finally made a shirt for you.
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From a recent interview with a certain Parks and Recreation actress: "The library represents that branch of government that’s like the smart kid—the teacher’s favorite." No comment!
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Hungry? Hungry for knowledge? Check out this great "sandwich" from McDonald's!

Send your tips to atthelibraries@gmail.com. See previous installments of At the Libraries here.

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