October 17th, 2012
The strength of the public library remains, still, the word (in whatever guise it takes) and the particular public library ethos that animates its distribution and preservation. Holding this big, expensive book in my hand, knowing that it was mine for now to enjoy, well, what other modern institution shows such faith in my honesty, entrusts me unquestioningly with its assets, edifies me but also leaves me alone?

First Words: Where the Librarian Surpasses the Warrior | Editorial

I could actually hear the theme from Rocky while reading this editorial.

(via youtastelikenachos)

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