Read What You Want

So, I pretty much have to share this article with you from today’s local paper.  Hey, if this were 1995, I’d be cutting you a clipping and sending it to you in the mail!

Failed Summer Reads

About a month ago, one of our library’s favorite reporters from the Lawrence Journal World called us up to pitch a story about tips on getting through mammoth Summer Reading projects.  I think we surprised her with our unanimous advice: if you need tips to slog your way through it, then you’re reading the wrong Summer book!  Far from the retro “shushing librarians,” we suggest saving the Tolstoys and the Melvilles for December.

For more on why our library thinks you should read what you want (and to rehash an infamous War & Peace Bookclub incident), read on: LJWorld: “Failed Summer Reads”


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