Goffstown Public Library

2 High Street, Goffstown, NH







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yainterrobang:

HAPPY #WOMENAUTHORWEDNESDAY!Nominated by: Eden, Alex & Sucheta This Wednesday, we celebrate Lani Taylor! Taylor is the author of the popular Daughter of Smoke and Bone series. Have you read her books? Which character is your favorite? What quote is your favorite? Do you think you could rock Taylor’s hot pink hair?end us an ask! Tweet us at @yainterrobang with your opinions. As always, #womenauthorwednesday is about talking about lady authors and the things they do - so talk, about whatever you’d like!

yainterrobang:

HAPPY #WOMENAUTHORWEDNESDAY!
Nominated by: Eden, Alex & Sucheta

This Wednesday, we celebrate Lani Taylor! Taylor is the author of the popular Daughter of Smoke and Bone series.

Have you read her books? Which character is your favorite? What quote is your favorite? Do you think you could rock Taylor’s hot pink hair?

end us an ask! Tweet us at @yainterrobang with your opinions. As always, #womenauthorwednesday is about talking about lady authors and the things they do - so talk, about whatever you’d like!

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bobbycaputo:

Here’s Why We Need to Protect Public Libraries

We live in a “diverse and often fractious country,” writes Robert Dawson, but there are some things that unite us—among them, our love of libraries. “A locally governed and tax-supported system that dispenses knowledge and information for everyone throughout the country at no cost to its patrons is an astonishing thing,” the photographer writes in the introduction to his book, The Public Library: A Photographic Essay. “It is a shared commons of our ambitions, our dreams, our memories, our culture, and ourselves.”

But what do these places look like? Over the course of 18 years, Dawson found out. Inspired by “the long history of photographic survey projects,” he traveled thousands of miles and photographed hundreds of public libraries in nearly all 50 states. Looking at the photos, the conclusion is unavoidable: American libraries are as diverse as Americans. They’re large and small, old and new, urban and rural, and in poor and wealthy communities. Architecturally, they represent a range of styles, from the grand main branch of the New York Public Library to the humble trailer that serves as a library in Death Valley National Park, the hottest place on Earth. “Because they’re all locally funded, libraries reflect the communities they’re in,” Dawson said in an interview. “The diversity reflects who we are as a people.”

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