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On Thursday, November 6, 2014, “PA Forward Speak Up! Authors & Illustrators Speak Up for PA Libraries” places Pennsylvania authors and illustrators in the spotlight, increasing support for libraries everywhere.

 

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Top tags: Childrens  Young Adult  adult  Allentown  Deborah Heiligman  DeSales University  forensics  Jennifer Hubbard  Jerry Spinelli  Katherine Ramsland  Michael L. Printz Honor Book  Newbery Medal  Norristown  paranormal  Philadelphia  psychology  true crime 

Jennifer Hubbard - Philadelphia, PA

Posted By Kathy Silks, Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Heart of the Community

Libraries provide so much to so many: books, recordings, computer access, music, movies, special programs, meeting space ... my local library even has a garden. They're the hearts of our communities.

~Jennifer R. Hubbard

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Deborah Heiligman - Born in Allentown

Posted By Marjorie Stern, Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Libraries Changed My Life


We need libraries as much as we need water and food. Children need libraries as much as they need air. Open libraries create open minds. I have loved libraries since I was a little girl in Allentown, PA. Libraries and librarians have fostered my career as a children's book author. Libraries changed MY life.

~ Deborah Heiligman

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Katherine Ramsland - DeSales University

Posted By Kathy Silks, Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Libraries are Essential


Since childhood, libraries have been a source of wonder and growth, joy and discovery. I cannot imagine being without a library's resources. Libraries are an essential part of our culture.


~ Katherine Ramsland

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Jerry Spinelli - Norristown, PA

Posted By Carolyn Blatchley, Monday, July 7, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

 

I am Home

It has often been said of home: It’s where you’re always welcome. I think of libraries that way.

In the library every person of every age has a second living room.

I am welcome in a library. Any library. I am comfortable. I am among friends and family, some with shoes, some with pages. I am where I belong, no matter my circumstances of the moment. I am home.

~ Jerry Spinelli

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