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The public library /

"Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to the public library: the unmistakable, slightly musty scent, the excitement of checking out a stack of newly-discovered books. Today's libraries also function as de facto community centers, and offer free access to the Internet,... Full description

Other Authors: Dawson, Robert, 1950-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2014
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Contents: Foreward /Bill Moyers --Introduction /Robert Dawson --The American Public Library.The library spirit /Stuart A.P. Murray --Economics.A country without libraries /Charles Simic ;All hail the public library /David Morris --Civic memory and identity.What the library means to me /Amy Tan ;Letters to the children of Troy, New York /Isaac Asimov, Dr. Seuss, and E.B. White --How Mr. Dewey decimal saved my life /Barbara Kingsolver --Urban and rural libraries.The northeast Nevada regional bookmobile /Kelvin K. Selders ;Practicing Seva /Dorothy Lazard ;Spreading enlightenment /Luis Herrera --Art and architecture --Evolving libraries.Enriched by what we share /Chip Ward --Literature and learning.Library days /Philip Levine ;Steinbeck country /Anne Lamott ;Maps and stats /Walker Dawson --Afterword /Ann Patchett.
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