The Living Library

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The Living Library - The Living Library Why y it that children...
The Living Library Why y it that children alwa^vs frmincnt, a liltrary more Than adults? in a few dtiv.s Li!>erly will he viewim? thiit phenomenon, and it might he well to atiemp! an an.swer in advance of the inst itulion’s official opening. For one tiling-, .sehool childi’eti are at the rt*ading age, whei^ liook.s and wei-ds atid adventure and tales ami new volumes volumes interest them nmst. For anothm% children havi> more leisure time; and reailing in a variety ol lorm.s tits into the work they tire doing—the work of going lo sc I hm )!. The <}ue.stion find.s its answer not iti the fact that ciiil- dreii reiid good bfH)k.s too much; rather, in the adult negligence negligence ef intelligent reading. Is it conceivaiile that we here in Liberty . . . and throughout this country, for that matter . . . have become mere vassals of riewspapm’s and ma.g;*.s, I’abio.s and pi>~ liticTil demagogues ? Let u.s pray not so. May tlu' adult.s of Liberty and i)l ail Liberty County prove that they appreciate ihe opportunity opportunity of having a living library at tfieir doorsteps. Let us give the lie to the oft-re}ieated accusation (hat Americans are gradually turning their thinking ami (heir vital reading over to a few intellectuals. Special Note: Let us »lot forget, while enjoying the fruits of tlu’ library project, to remember the men and women women wh) worked tirelessly and unselfi.dily that the drtmm i)f a iil rar\' for Liberty might b<' re;di/asj . . , .ami who coni’, i!-‘ o Mi.rk that <h ■ lio'Mrv miehl Im pr<rp<'C;, I; oaU.'il for tk • b, IP {';■ >f ■ lu )•( adii’.’ pool .■ j

Clipped from The Liberty Vindicator18 Sep 1940, WedPage 4

The Liberty Vindicator (Liberty, Texas)18 Sep 1940, WedPage 4
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