Little Free Library

Jan 03

I came across this brilliant idea by accident and I absolutely in love with it! The Little Free Library is a network of people putting up tiny little libaries where people can come by and take a book or leave a book! What a way to promote literacy and a love for reading! You can build your own or buy a kit or one already made from them directly! How cool is that? According to their website, their goals are: To promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide. To build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity and wisdom across generations. To build more than 2,510 libraries around the world–more than Andrew Carnegie! And so, from their brilliant minds to yours…click here to go to their website and learn...

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The Diary of a Disappointed Book

Oct 29

The Diary of a Disappointed Book from Studiocanoe on...

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Happy New Year

Dec 31

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I would be most content if…

Jul 26

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves., originally uploaded by {life through the lens}. Another lovely bibliophotograph by {life through the lens} on flickr. Her work is absolutely amazing! I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~Anna Quindlen This is precisely how I decorate…should there be a new niche for architects and designers? Specialists who work on finding new ways to properly house, proudly display, keep our precious...

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Reading makes immigrants of us all…

Jul 25

I found this photograph and had to share… what a beautiful picture and the perfect quote. A fellow bibliophile… on this journey with us… Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere., originally uploaded by {life through the lens}. Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere. ~Jean Rhys The photo caption reads… I am sincerely grateful for the ability to read and also what reading gives me… a sense of adventure, sharing a book & snuggling with my children, developing a new skill, travel to far away destinations without the hassle of sitting on a 8 hour flight with my 2 year old, improving myself, meeting strangers and making friends, learning about human nature & most importantly, seeing through the eyes of another. Reading is a gift and I am blessed. The...

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