At the Libraries: Finding Love in a Bookstore

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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!

Have you ever found love in a bookstore? To avid readers, it can seem like the best place to meet a potential mate. Check out this adorable article from an employee's perspective. Didn't work for me, though. I met my husband in The Library. (OK, it was a bar called The Library.)

Have you ever wanted to give advice to a fictional character? Here are some short and sweet letters to get you inspired! (Even more here.)

You love cats, and you love books. How to combine these two loves? With a cat bookshelf, of course!
If you have an iPad and a small child, here's an article for you! The New York Times reviews the best kids books available (Do the blogs count against your article-viewing limit? I wouldn't want you to hit your limit because of me!)

Why just read your favorite childhood books, when you can wear them? True, it would have to be a black tie event for this dress to fit in, but think of the impact you'd make! The dress was created by the very talented Ryan Novelline. Lots more pictures can be found here. (Via BoingBoing.)
Let's say you run the Nixon Presidential Library. Do you or don't you include Watergate? They did. The New York Times has the story. (Article count warning!)
We just can't get enough pictures of beautiful libraries! They really are rooms that people have designed and decorated with great care. Take a look at Prague's Baroque Library.
The Clan of the Cave Bear -- ever read it? I never did, but now that the sixth and final book is out, maybe it is worth picking up. I do remember my mom watching the movie, but I was shooed out of the room.
I now leave you with this priceless photo from Borders from e-reads:

Thanks for the memories!

Don't forget to nominate your favorite blogs for our At the Libraries Blog of the Month! Suggest your favorite (or your own) and I will unveil April's selection next week, just in time for National Library Week! Send your tips to See previous installments of At the Libraries here.


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