National Libraries’ Day, Saturday 4th February

We would like to share a view of libraries from the exuberant Caitlin Moran, to show our support for National Libraries’ Day tomorrow:

“A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life-raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. On a cold, rainy island, they are the only sheltered public spaces where you are not a consumer, but a citizen instead.”  Caitlin Moran, The Times 8 December, 2011

 

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