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libraries

Laura Moulton carting her mobile library. Photo by Jodi Darby Libraries have always been the ultimate symbols of democracy: No matter your income level, education level, or location, libraries are there with open doors, waiting to share their stories with you for free. The only requirement to check...
Library by flickr user thejester100 I believe in libraries. It’s not an uncommon thing to believe now-a-days, with librarians getting more attention and programs like The Big Read surrounding us, but it’s not a mainstream idea, either. I think that should change. When I was a kid, elementary school...
Indexed by flickr user kyz Creativity can be a tricky, slippery thing. Some people believe it can be taught and nurtured; others think it’s a congenital trait. It can appear in flashes, and often disappears just as quickly. But for Laura Damon-Moore, Christina Endres, and Erinn Batykafer, there is...