Books and Libraries

Published: April 15, 2013
Courtesy of Friends of the Library–Waikoloa Region, Hawaii

It’s National Library Week, in which we celebrate the power of the printed word to change individual lives. When we collect those words into books, and amass those books into libraries, there is a force that can change communities and societies. Click the links below to explore what these essayists believe about libraries and the books within them.

  1. The Library Reading Room
  2. Books at All Costs
  3. The Courage of the Bookmobile Lady
  4. Reading Is a Life Force
  5. The Stillness of the Library