I Love the Library

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18,567 People

    There is something about books.

    ...some magical quality that can never be replaced by an electronic device. When your fingers glide across the paper and feeling the texture on your skin it provides a sense of sentimentality, a sweet reminiscence of a time before technology when things and people had a sense of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 4

    Although my parents were not considered

    "educated", they made sure that I had a library card. Every week I would check ten books to read. Whenever I entered the library, I felt at peace. The library was my portal to other worlds, worlds away from South Los Angeles. If I could never go to Paris and eat delicious...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 9, 2015

    I do love libraries and believe

    that any amount of funding is necessary to make sure they keep running smoothly. When I was a little boy the library was my release even today as an adult it's one my my favorite places to be thousands upon thousands of books, fiction and nonfiction, graphic novels, plays...
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Sep 26, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 30

    Ever since I've been a little boy,

    my mother always took me to the library. Ah, what happy times. The musty smell of old books, the old librarian ladies who were so friendly, the comfy chairs to curl up in. Our library had a beautiful window that looked out on a massive tree. It was a rather picturesque place...
    TheRedTie TheRedTie
    31-35, M
    Jan 12

    I love going to the library.

    I go all the time they say Knowledge is Power well In order to Gain Knowledge you need to be able to read. So If Knowledge is Power than Reading is the Tool To Gain Knowledge.
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 20

    Naturally, people tend to think the library is

    simply a place for books and media. But as I learned (and have always believed) in one of my school library media classes, the library is a place where we exchange ideas and thoughts, through books, computers, magazines, or person-to-person. It's also one of the few place where...
    brownowleyes brownowleyes
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 20

    I love the library because it feels like home

    to me. It's where I lose myself to books and rethink beyond what's visible.
    Beyondthevisible Beyondthevisible
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    Free books (on a temporary basis)!

    It is especially awesome being able to utilize a college library as it is usually more extensive and has a longer borrowing period!
    NewMan2015 NewMan2015
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 18

    "And what is good, Phaedrus,

    And what is not good? Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?" Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 1
    LauraIsHot LauraIsHot
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 24, 2014

    went to the library the other day

    and felt like a kid in a candy store. I got a bunch of books and sat on the floor with all the books all over. I felt so peaceful.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 22, 2015

    I used to not care for it

    as much (my mom had a huge thing about germs) but now as an adult I find the library is great. I'm super lucky to live close to a few that are fairly well-stocked and run. It probably helps that while I really want physical books to survive, I don't actually want to buy books...
    TeaAndReading TeaAndReading
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 9, 2015

    I love that one corner of the Library

    that is completely empty and surrounded by books. Sometimes I'm lucky enough to find one of these corners with an arm chair, or even a table. But most of the time I just sit on the floor and read, or write poetry. I like to flip open a page of a random book and try to make a...
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2014

    Got off work a little early

    and got to spend the extra time at the library a GREAT Monday XD
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 25

    It is always inspiring to sit in the peaceful

    environment of a library. Being surrounded by thoughts and words make me feel calm and humble.
    vaslavjohn vaslavjohn
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 13
    KaliraMiss KaliraMiss
    31-35, F
    Apr 12
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 5
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2015

    Library is like a brain gym.

    I come here to study. And just like when you I to gym, I get into that sport mood, the same I have with library.. all these books, people concentrating on whatever they read and write. It really helps me with studying! Thank you for reading xxx
    Eriane Eriane
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 11

    my fav period use to be library.

    I kinda have read the whole school library books back in highschool.
    gugsulo gugsulo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 13

    I love to read in the Library.

    ..........................
    Karensmiles Karensmiles
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 2
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    Feb 27

    I love old libraries.

    They smell like books and they're warm & cozy
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2015

    I work at a public library

    and it is by far one of the best places to work!!! I love it!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 25

    I went to my local library today.

    I took out 3 graphic novels, 4 audio books, and 12 CD's. I listen to the audio books and CD's at my full time job, because I sit in a cubicle, and I am allowed to listen to what I want.
    FTDFTL79 FTDFTL79
    36-40, M
    Feb 20

    One of the first memories I have is my mom

    taking me into the local library and into the children's corner. I remember it being a tiny little room through a doorway and down a few steps. It felt like a magic world of it's own and I immediately pulled out all the Dr. Suess books and proceeded to begin expanding my mind...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    Headed back soon, any suggestions?

    I love seeing books I've already read on the shelf, it's like recognizing a friend.
    marladurden13 marladurden13
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 10, 2015

    I wish I could spend my whole at the library

    instead of going to school and learn from the book.
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    My mom is the librarian at the school

    so everyday before and after class I spent around an hour in that library. Libraries make me feel relaxed and are about the only place I can actually think straight:)
    mockingjay6312 mockingjay6312
    13-15, F
    Jan 6, 2015

    I was once so engrossed in a book I was reading,

    I lost track of time and if it wasn't for the lights being turned off, I would have been stuck at the library all night.. Not that I would mind of-course.
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J
    22-25, F
    Jan 7

    Free books (on a temporary basis)!

    It is especially awesome being able to utilize a college library as it is usually more extensive and has a longer borrowing period!
    NewMan2015 NewMan2015
    31-35, M
    Apr 18

    A place filled with history,

    knowledge, magic, creativity, wisdom and silliness…the library has it all.
    1unusualLass 1unusualLass
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 18, 2015

    I love library especially the old one.

    Never tired looking at the view of thousands well arranged books, the smell of old books and the silent. Constantly try to find the oldest book in the library. Feels like uncovering secret of 'The hidden Wisdom'....
    foodloverpeople foodloverpeople
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    I'm at home in a library.

    I'm not expected to talk to anyone. no one asks me why I'm being so quiet. I'm not afraid, not worried, because somewhere in one of those books is the answer.
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 26

    If I could walk to the library that's

    where I'd be everyday.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 3, 2015

    A library is a journey of exploration.

    The wide ocean of words written to wander the wiles of men. The long road of research written to reveal the realities of men.
    Corzomec Corzomec
    22-25, F
    Jan 28, 2015

    I read Harry Potter today.

    ..instead of doing my biology. #homeschooledlife
    HemophobicDaisy HemophobicDaisy
    13-15, F
    Apr 8

    When i was a child and growing up,

    one would always find me in one of the local libraries. This was especially true during the summer months when school was out of session. I have a great fond of reading many different types of books. I was very good in school and i attribute that to my reading skills. I am...
    momfromusa2 momfromusa2
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    UW library looks like Hogwarts.

    I liked spending my time there. And besides, the library isn't that bad.
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 13

    I'm at the library right

    now charging my gone bc it's dead looking for some new books to read, currently I'm in a Ghetto Romance mood so maybe some Omar Tyree maybe some Maureen Smith, maybe I'll read Gangsta Girl Saga again that was a really good book. if anybody has any new hook suggestions for me I'm...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 25

    There is a sense of peace

    that I feel every time I enter a library. I was assaulted in front of a library but never had ill feelings towards libraries. I love the smell of books.
    sandmoon sandmoon
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 26
    Reay2002 Reay2002
    16-17, F
    Mar 17

    Don't you just want to curl up in one corner

    and get lost in make-believe worlds of magic and happiness forever and ever? Or is it just me?
    heymarie heymarie
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16, 2015

    I went to my local library today.

    I took out 4 audio books, 1 comedy album, 1 graphic novel, and 9 CD's. I listen to the audio books and CD's at my full time job, because I sit in a cubicle, and I am allowed to listen to what I want.
    FTDFTL79 FTDFTL79
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Apr 9

    I'm a writer, and I want to make

    that my career, and I'm a book junkie too. Sometimes I'll spend the whole day at my public library writing and reading, and have a blast.
    JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 12, 2015

    I spend a lot of time in the library!

    It's so necessary in law. Fortunately I have a number of languages so I can use lots of different books.
    Dieudonneso Dieudonneso
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 15

    I love the smell of old books,

    the serene place, and the way I feel whenever I'm in the library. Busy lives and other more important priorities take me away from the opportunity to visit.
    NanamiMomozono NanamiMomozono
    22-25, F
    Sep 28, 2015

    One of my favourite places in the world.

    I love going through bookshelves, finding new things to read, then finding a comfy corner to sit in and forget about everything.
    Mannz Mannz
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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