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Lisa Grunwald, author of Time After Time, shares what two words she would use to describe the library and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? Lottie and Lisa by Erich Kastner If you could describe the library in 2 words, what would they be?  […]

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New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber shares her fondest library memory and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? I must have been around four or five years old the first time my mother took me to the library for story hour. Unfortunately, […]

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Discover Richard Russo’s best library memory and more this National Library Week! If you could describe the library in 2 words, what would they be? Adventure. Freedom. What is your fondest library memory? The Gloversville Public Library sat (and sits) at the corner of Fremont and Fulton Streets, the most magical intersection of my boyhood. […]

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Bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly shares what book she last checked out of the library (for research for her next book, following the Ferriday family featured in Lost Roses and Lilac Girls) and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? Stuart Little. I ended up liking […]

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Linda Holmes, author of Evvie Drake Starts Over, shares her fondest library memory and much more for National Library Week! What was the first book you can remember checking out of the library? I checked out a lot of biographies from our elementary school library. I remember checking out a biography of Frederick Douglass when I was […]

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This National Library Week some of your favorite authors are sharing what the library means to them, their favorite library memories, the first book they checked out of the library, and much more! Check back every day of National Library Week for featured author posts from Debbie Macomber, Richard Russo, Chris Bohjalian, Jodi Picoult, Lisa Wingate, Martha […]