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Thursday, April 14, 2016

National Library Week on Flashback Thursday

It has been said that the Library will be a thing of the past as people become more reliant on the internet for their information.  But I am hoping that this is not true.  Libraries offer much more to their visitors than just free internet and books.  There are reading programs, family nights, book sales and so much more community related activities.  One thing that the internet will never be able to replace is the human connections.

I have some of my best memories from the library.  Looking up the index cards, hunting for that special book, writing my name on the check out card, somewhat sad that this is an experience our children will never have.  Even by the time I had my kids the indexes had already been digitized.  Ask someone under 25 what the Dewey Decimal System was and they would not have the slightest idea or it would be something they read about.

Today's fun Flashback in honor of National Library Week and all its wonderful history!

Reading with Ashley

National Library Week

Vintage Large LIBRARY sign  / Socialist Signage Advertising / Metal Volumetric Letter / Reading Channel Letter / Romania - 70s
€800.00
YMCA Library Central Baptist Church Union Square Norwich Connecticut 1923 postcard
$5.00
Ca. 1910 "Free Library" Dunkirk, NY Topographical Picture Postcard - 1725
$3.99
City Library, Emporia, Kansas - Vintage Linen Postcard - Unused (BBB)
$2.50
Dunkirt NY New York Library Antique udb Undivided Back Postcard
$2.95
Collectible "CRANBERRY CREEK LIBRARY" Tin
$6.00
Vintage Public Library Fairbury, Nebraska Unused Real Photo Postcard RPPC
$9.50
McKim, Mead, & White's Low Memorial Library, Library of Columbia University, New York City Postcard - ca. 1920s
$10.00
BROWN UNIVERSITY, John Carter Brown Library, Providence Rhode Island Vintage Used Postcard
$3.75
JUST REDUCED!! 2 Antique Stereoscope Cards in Colour - Law Library and United States Capitol
$10.00
Antique Carnegie Library Cobalt Blue Souvenir Pitcher
$18.00
Vintage Chicago Postcard - Chicago Public Library (Unused)
$4.00
10 Unused 1982 Library of Congress Postage Stamps // Libraries // Vintage Red and Black and White // 20 Cent Stamps
$5.99
Richard Sugden Library SPENCER Massachusetts c 1910s – Ivy Covered Architecture
$4.00
Vintage Postcard, UNUSED, The Crosby Library, Gonzaga University campus
$2.50
Vintage Wooden The Cat's Meow Franklin Library Main Street Series Faline
$9.00

National Library Week

wood desk chair,vintage industrial chair,antique wood office chair,Mid Century Modern chair,wood library chair, SIKES BUFFALO NY circa 1930
$175.00
Vintage four drawer library card catalog cabinet. Awesome piece of vintage home decor.
$269.00
Antique Old Mahogany Furniture Canterbury Library Magazine Book Rack Stand
$450.00
Spring Sale: Antique Wooden Library/Hardware Storage Cabinet
$1596.00
Paul McCobb style cane front library table - hall stand
$625.00
Vintage Library Globe 10" With Wood Stand Electric Globe Glows Replogle Globes Inc U.S.A.
$175.00
Vintage Metal Two Drawer Library Card Catalog Catalogue File Drawers Storage Cabinet Drawer Pulls Label Holder Blue Gray Metal Industrial
$39.00
Vintage CARDEX Library File Card Catalog Cabinet Military
$45.00
Vintage wooden library/bar cart or bookshelf
$185.00
Vintage Chippy Paint Green and Red Children's Library Table and Chair | Vintage Kids Desk and Chair | Children's Desk with Drawer and Chair
$295.00
Vintage Bookends, Brass Cast Metal Bookends, Candle Bookends, Library Bookends, Library Decor, Office Decor
$40.00
Metal Library Card Cabinet
$525.00
File Cabinet Drawer Pulls from Library card file drawers Cast Iron
$42.00
great shape clean vintage SANDUSKY double sided library ROLLING BOOK shelf cart
$195.00
Vintage Step Ladder Rustic Pine  - Storage Library Books Bathroom Towels - Sturdy To Use!
£65.00
Lacoona Bankers' period metal desk lamp 1930s Deco vintage office study library home original condition untouched patina
£160.00

National Library Week

Read - American Library Association Poster - Courtesy of Walt Disney Educational Media Co. - Size: 21" x 31"  Original poster. 1978
$49.75
Wedgwood Foxwood Tales - Foxwood Library
£12.00
Library, South End, Mount Vernon, Virginia  - Vintage Linen Postcard - Unused
$2.50
1880s Antique Interior Design Print, Victorian Home Decor, Designer Gift, Drawing Room Wall Art, Reading Artwork, Library Picture, Study Art
£24.99
Library Books Print in Reds and Gold Pure Cotton Fabric--One Yard
$9.98
Nikki Schumann "Adults Reading" 1996 library art poster 11 x 14
$14.99
Vintage Pinocchio - Vintage King Arthur - 1960s Pinocchio - 1960s king Arthur - companion library - vintage children's book - 2 in 1 book
£10.00
Virginia Postcard Mount Vernon Souvenir- Mount Vernon Library - Mt. Vernon Ladies' Association - Old Virginia Collectible
$5.00
The Child Builder, Foundation Library, 1930s, Hardcover, Embossed, Color Pictures, Diagrams, Child Development, How To Rear Children
$31.98
I Saw Her in the Library Print 8x10 by Emily Winfield Martin
$18.00
Something Queer at the Library (A Mystery) by Elizabeth Levy, illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein
$5.00
Let's Go to the Library Vintage Book Collage, Planner and Scrapbook Kit Number 2135
$16.99
The interior of the Peabody Library in Mount Vernon, Baltimore, Maryland.  - Urban Photography Fine Art Print or Wrapped Canvas
$7.00
Personalized Bookplates - Library Girl - Set of 18 - childrens bookplates teacher librarian gift reader reading brunette brown hair
$12.00
Librarian Necklace Book Jewelry Reading Bibliophile Library Art Pendant in Bronze or Silver with Link Chain Included
$11.00
Ginny Gordon and the Lending Library Vintage Whitman Book by Julie Campbell Illustrated by Margaret Wesley
$8.00

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