national library week

In Vermont, even dogs get excited for the Bookwagon!

Happy National Bookmobile Day!

From “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.

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We are celebrating National Bookmobile Day, part of this year’s National Library Week, with some really cool images of libraries on the road (and, in one case, the beach)! 

Source images (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) from the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.

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“The Day the Books Went Blank”

What happens if a library is not used, the collection not maintained, and the books not read?  Would the pages go blank?  That’s the outcome dramatized in “The Day the Books Went Blank”, a 1961 educational film intended to show the importance of maintaining quality libraries, from The Library Extension Agencies of the six New England States.

Remember your local library for Library Week (and every week)!

The theme of this year's National Library Week is “Lives Change.”  How has a library, or librarian, changed your life?

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This is what happens when librarians get bored.