October 31, 2016

Dallas closes the book on regulating Little Free Libraries


"We've got big problems in Dallas, and it's not Little Free Libraries...It's just not. We cannot be known as the city that regulates Little Free Libraries. What's next Tree houses? We're going to make it not fun for a kid to live in Dallas."

Amen.

October 29, 2016

How DO you say "Muggle" in Estonian???


The troubles translators ran into when trying to render Harry Potter into their target language.


Imagine how hard it was to translate into Parseltongue...

October 27, 2016

October 24, 2016

Free art class for your 11-14 year old!


Hey, do you happen to know any budding artists? 
We've got a class for them! 
Check this out!

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Free art for the masses!
Or at least masses of 11-14 year olds.


October 19, 2016

Well, hey! Did you know...





We're kind of hoping to win Miss Congeniality.




P.S. Happy National Friends of the Library Week, Friends.

October 6, 2016

Library wallpaper


Don't actually have bookshelves filled with first editions, leather bindings, and other beautiful book treasures? It's okay! The Friends are here to make you look smart anyway! Here's library wallpaper you can use to smarten up any room in your abode.


Now go put on those faux eyeglasses and pretend away.
Your secret's safe with us.

October 5, 2016

October 3, 2016

jubilat/Jones poetry reading


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Share a spooky evening with Jeff Belanger


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Sponsored by the Friends of the Jones Library.
And that's a treat, not a trick.

Share a spooky evening with Jeff Belanger


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Sponsored by the Friends of the Jones Library.
And that's a treat, not a trick.