My favorite memories of libraries are Saturdays with my mom, who was a schoolteacher, going into that library and first of all getting my first library card, and signing my name and feeling like I was official, I have my library card, and that was like a ...
admin - 04/23/2013 - 22:33 - Everyday Advocacy
When I first came to the United States and I saw the public libraries for the first time, I was amazed and I was in awe. I couldn't believe that the books that were in the library were so beautiful, and especially the children's section of the l ...
admin - 04/21/2013 - 12:26 - Everyday Advocacy
Libraries, to me, are a space and time that changed the whole direction of my life. I come from Mexico. In Mexico we do have public libraries, but we don't have libraries like the ones that exist here in the United States. When I first came to the Un ...
admin - 08/13/2013 - 14:08 - Everyday Advocacy
I would not be a writer were not for libraries. I am where I am specifically because of libraries, and particularly the Uphams Corner Branch, which is in Boston. So libraries... tell working-class kids and poor kids that they matter. When you go into a li ...
admin - 06/14/2013 - 12:39 - Everyday Advocacy