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Aug 01
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Fantasy is one of the soul’s brighter porcelains.
— Pat Conroy, Beach Music
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awesomepeoplehangingouttogether:

Tom Wolfe and Kurt Vonnegut
(submitted by Robin)

awesomepeoplehangingouttogether:

Tom Wolfe and Kurt Vonnegut

(submitted by Robin)

Jul 30
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How easy life is when it’s easy, and how hard when it’s hard.
— Philip Roth, The Professor of Desire
Jul 19
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panem-et-gallia:

The Little Mermaid Saves the Prince
illustration by Edmund Dulac

panem-et-gallia:

The Little Mermaid Saves the Prince

illustration by Edmund Dulac

(Source: musemuette)

Jul 18
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oldtimeycats:

Undated, photographer not specified. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

oldtimeycats:

Undated, photographer not specified. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

(via oldtimeycats)

Jul 11
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I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart.
— L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Jul 05
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thelibrarianontherun:

General Dwight Eisenhower’s unpublished (unused) speech in case the D-Day invasion had failed. (via Doomsday Speeches: If D-Day and the Moon Landing Had Failed)

thelibrarianontherun:

General Dwight Eisenhower’s unpublished (unused) speech in case the D-Day invasion had failed. (via Doomsday Speeches: If D-Day and the Moon Landing Had Failed)

Jun 21
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Even when I’m dead, I’ll swim through the Earth,
like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones.
— Jeffrey McDaniel
Jun 19
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Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.
— Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
Jun 15
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thelifeguardlibrarian:

To catalog: super-angsty urban YA lit. Check and check.

thelifeguardlibrarian:

To catalog: super-angsty urban YA lit. Check and check.

Jun 10
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Jun 09
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Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid.
— Mark Twain
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Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind.
— Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man