libraries

waiting for the library to open

Waiting for the Library to Open

Oh, how she loves the library. It’s difficult some days, waiting till 10 am when the library opens.   One of the many little things I will miss when school starts on tomorrow is our daily trip to the library.  

little free libraries

Little Free Libraries in Seattle

our neighborhood is full of these Little Free Libraries, and it does help to build a sense of community in the neighborhood.

bird nest with a guardian angel

Bird nest with a guardian angel

This bird found the perfect place to build her nest – complete with guardian angel. I took this picture a few years ago. The piece I referred to as a guardian angel is one of the terracotta figures that adorn the front of the Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington. It is a stunning …

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Banned Books Week

When thinking of banned and contested books, it’s easy to conjure up images of the repression that existed in America during the 1950s. Sure, we’ve all heard of the book burning parties, and we all know that Diary of Anne Frank and Of Mice and Men were banned back in the day. But the repression …

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suzzallo reading room

The Reading Room

For the past couple of months the Husband has been encouraging me to pack up my goodies and go spend a day studying in the reading room in the Suzzillo Library at the University of Washington. It’s just a couple blocks away, but I’ve been resisting. For some reason I felt intimidated. I’m not sure …

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