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Overdue Library Book Returned after 65 Years


Overdue Library Book Returned after 65 Years

A copy of Gone with the Wind has been returned to John R. Rogers High School in Spokane, Washington, after a very long absence. A slip inside the book shows that it was checked out of the school library by Betty Mandershied, one of the school’s students, on January 4, 1949. The book resurfaced this past October in Maine when Wayne Hachey discovered it in his father’s basement. Once Hachey saw that it belonged to the library, he offered to ship it back. In return, the school promised to waive the book’s nearly $500 in late fees. More… Discuss

Il était une bergère (Version playback instrumental) – Mister Toony

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today’s birthday: Andrew Carnegie (1835)


Andrew Carnegie (1835)

Famed Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie amassed a huge fortune in iron and steel during the American Industrial Revolution, eventually selling his firm to J.P. Morgan‘s U.S. Steel Corporation for several hundred million dollars. However, Carnegie was not content to keep his riches to himself. Guided by the belief that the rich are “trustees” of their wealth and must administer it for the good of the public, he donated how much of his fortune during his lifetime? More… Discuss

this pressed: bookmobile (pic.twitter.com/0B3Df6acOX) — Classic Pics


top favororites and retweeted: Love in library, by Jim Rugg for the cover of the Foxing literary magazine— ✍ Bibliophilia


It’s about books, bookstores, librarians and readers…It’s about the love of books and air conditioned!

Don’t Try To Remember everything…Research Instead…VIRTUALLY


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My proffessors tought me a valuable lesson… may be the most valuable lesson of all:

  

  

  

  

DON’T EVEN ATTEMPT TO LEARN EVERYTHING BE HEART: THE REAL SKILL OF A UNIVERSITY GRADUATE, IS… TO BE ABLE TO TAP INTO THE RESOURCES AVAILABLE, TO KNOW WHERE TO GO FOR INFORMATION, AND HOW TO MAKE IT USER FRIENDLY”. ALways can visit a library. for instance visit this one:

The Library Of Congress Online: 
http://catalog.loc.gov/,

I mean I was able to find telephone books from Romania, from 1925, and 1958; I was able to find my address and telephone number, and my great grand parents business, adresses, etc. One can find, that which one is searching for: literally.          

 

Well in those times we were talking libraries, today we’re talking virtual libraries: Create one of your own: Start today, start now, by adding this acronym finder and acronym attic list to your new library, of your congress, of your choice:

http://www.acronymfinder.com/RSS.html

http://www.acronymattic.com/