Monday, May 2, 2011

Voices in the library




The libraries' most powerful asset is the conversation they provide – between books and readers, between children and parents, between individuals and the collective world. Take them away and those voices turn inwards or vanish. Turns out that libraries have nothing at all to do with silence.
- Bella Bathurst, The Secret Life of Libraries, The Guardian

Photo Credit: 'National Libraries in Singapore' by Inju

2 comments:

  1. Yes! I love that final line and I love that her name is like that of a Harry Potter character.

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  2. Your observations ALWAYS make me smile, renjitsu!

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