Wednesday Wing…..Let’s Talk About Libraries #wwwblogs


Saturday will be the next visit in the local library. And we even have a library bus from spring to autumn (once a month) Unfortrunately everything in the “wrong” language

Rosie Amber

Wednesday Wing is a series of posts where we look at books from the POV of the reader.

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Let’s talk about Libraries.

Local libraries are dying out.

Reading Original

In the last year I think I have visited Fleet library just three times. On each occasion I have headed for the upstairs non-fiction section. Before I began reviewing I was a regular visitor devouring all the shelves of their books. I’ve always liked to read, as a child we lived in the countryside and had a mobile library van come and visit once every two weeks. I was lucky enough to be able to introduce my kids to the magical experience of the library bus (as they called it) when we visited their Grandparents. There’s nothing like standing at the dis-used official bus stop watching the vehicle containing dreams and adventure driving down the road and stopping just for you.

Now it’s over to…

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4 thoughts on “Wednesday Wing…..Let’s Talk About Libraries #wwwblogs

    1. I’m German, living in the French speaking part of Belgium. And it’s the “wrong” language cause the books available are 99.9% in French. For pleasure reading I do prefer English. French is work even pleasure reading. Working being rarely a pleasure. The reading pleasure is kind of lost. Especially with classics who are written using a past tense (passé simple) that isn’t used in every day language. And it just looks awful…

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