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National Library Week

National Library Week was first observed in 1958. Sponsored by the American Library Association, the NLW celebrates the contributions of libraries and libraries. We've learned a great deal from libraries!
  1. Libraries - Literature
  2. Library Lovers' Month

At the Library
A library contains literary documents for reference or borrowing. In many cases, a library is a large collection of books, periodicals and other resources, which are all maintained by a city, college or university. A library may also collect rare and unique manuscripts, which are maintained in pristine condition for research and study. Read more...

Bookends - Library Accessories
A bookend is placed at the end of a line of books to prop the volumes up. Of course, bookends can also add color and style to your library or bookshelf. A bookend can also make a statement about who you are, or what your interests are. Find a few top bookends.

Books About Book Collectors
Who were the greatest book collectors of all time? What books could be found in their libraries, and what made their collections unique? If you've ever wanted to know more about the lives and collections of other book collectors, these books offer an overview of some of the most famous collectors of books and literature.

Books About Libraries
What are libraries? How have they evolved over time? How were they built and destroyed? What about the library at Alexandria? Discover the history and mystery of libraries through history. Read on.

Bookshelves & Bookcases
Where do you keep your books? Do you have enough shelves for all the tomes in your library? Bookshelves and bookcases are the storage places for books, whether your collection is large and far-ranging or just a few volumes. Books need a place to live too! Take a look at these bookshelves and bookcases.

In a Library - Emily Dickinson
Read "In a Library," by Emily Dickinson.

Library Quotes
Here are a few words about libraries, those infamous places of the imagination. Read through these library quotes.

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