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Have You Hugged Your Library Lately?
Libraries. That was my choice of topics, yet I don’t know where to stop or start. I was always fascinated with books. I have no idea how many times I had my mother read “The Tawny, Scrawny Lion”,( among others), … Continue reading
Posted in childhood, Miscellaneous, poetry, Tonette Joyce, writing, youth Tagged archaeology, Book collecting, Book Fairs, book hoarding, Book Sales, bookmobile, Borrowing DVD's, Borrowing videos, College Libraries, Geneaology Departments, libraries, Nideos, poetry, public libraries, rare books, reading, Russian literature, School Libraries, Scrawny Lion, The Tawny 10 Comments
Wonderful World of Libraries
By Jeff Salter Having spent some 30 years in the library profession, I guess I could write this column blindfolded — favorite memories of library visits. But there have been so many – most from my childhood and youth, long … Continue reading
Posted in childhood, Jeff Salter, Life, Miscellaneous, Random thoughts, writing, youth Tagged Bobbs-Merrill, Childhood of Famous Americans, Covington, Covington Branch, Covington Elementary School, Covington High School, Covington Junior High, CovingtonLA, Erlene Howser Ward, graduate library school, libraries, library, Louisiana State Library, LSU, Miss Netterville, Miss Ray Netterville, Mrs. Erlene Howser, Paul LaCroix, public libraries, public library, St. Tammany Parish Library, State Library of Louisiana 36 Comments