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I Want a Library In My Home

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    It will have secret tunnels,

    sliding ladders, overstuffed chairs, tables covered in melted candles and books everywhere. I'd have a small trunk where I'd keep my special books and all the others would fill the shelves to the very edge. They wouldn't be alone though. I'd have found objects lying up there...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Apr 9

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    Somewhere To Go...

    I just want somewhere to go to escape, even in my own home. I will always love books more than television or the internet. My whole family loves to read. One day, when I have a home or place to call my own, I will have a library. Be that a single bookshelf with a chair and a lamp...
    absolutevalue absolutevalue 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2011

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    One Like This..............

    Would be really ******* awesome!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 29, 2010

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    Googling doesn't do it

    for me all the time for you first get websites that pay to have there site in the initial top 10 even if their info is wildly inaccurate. The books took a little more to create with seemingly better facts and entirely better fiction. Having it first hand would do me and the rest...
    truthbetold22 truthbetold22 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I love books, even if I don't read all of them,

    but that's what life is for, so much time to sit and read. But the look of having books on shelves is so calming to me. I have so many books already, I will reach my goal.
    ariecon23 ariecon23 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    In Process

    That's why I'm collecting books. I'm a student, and sadly don't have that much money, but I try to save it so I can buy at least two books each month. I don't visit the cinema too often nor buy expensice things so I can keep on buying books. No regret. It's worth it. I've been...
    Awanputih Awanputih 18-21 May 7, 2013

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    Library

    I love to read, as does my husband and my children.  Now that we are somewhat settled, I have been able to continue my book collecting.  I have all books by Tom Robbins, Neil Gaiman and Christopher Moore.  And I have many more by various other authors...
    piscesgal piscesgal 31-35, F 13 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    Since I love reading books,

    I really want a library in my house. It'll be interesting and whenever I need to read a book, i could just go there and get one and i don't have to go out and buy anymore lol
    shartrix shartrix 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    Yes, For Sure

    I do want a library in my home someday. I want a home with a giant room full of shelves where I can house my many books and get even more books to fill in the empty spaces. I so love the idea of having a library in my home. I would probably spend any moment I could inside of it...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82 26-30, F Jun 5, 2010

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    Some People Dream...

    Some people dream about long walks on the beach.  Others dream about climbing mountains or watching an eclipse.  I dream of having a library in my home. And no, I don't mean a couple of bookshelves.  I mean an entire room with heavy persian rugs, plush leather...
    LibrisRegina LibrisRegina 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    I love reading and I love writing,

    I love that we can hold history in our hands thanks to libraries. I'd love to have a library in my own home, kind of like from Beauty and the Beast, where Beast gives the library to Belle as a gift. Although I doubt I'd be able to have a library that big. The smell of a new book...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Someday I will have the perfect library in my

    home. Shelves of books will span the floor to the ceiling, and I really need to have one of those sliding ladders. I'll find the perfect lounger, a few side tables, and some soft lighting. A girl can dream, right?
    smhinterrupted smhinterrupted 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    Me And My Books

    I badly want a library of my own. I want it to be HUGE, kinda never ending with almost all the books of the world in it... And I want it to be a secret. A lot like Dexter's Laboratory. So I can go there when I wanna be left alone, i.e., all the time.
    pimbose pimbose 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18, 2013

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    I Can Not Wait To Have A House...

    I so dearly look forward to having a large window seat to curl up in and read, to have shelves apon shelves of good books accented with my "trophies" collected through the years, a fire place to read by when winter comes or the power fails. Oh i dream of it often.
    RogueBarroness RogueBarroness 22-25, F Sep 20, 2013

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    That Would Be Amazing...

    I would really love to have a library in my home, even if it's just a small one. I want it to be full of books to read about so many different things. Maybe someday if I have enough money I could have a library in my home. I think it'd be amazing.
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 3 Responses May 10, 2013

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    This Is Wonderful!

    Whenever I've mentioned this dream to most of my friends they end up staring at me like I've suddenly sprouted six extra eyeballs. Thank you for making me smile. :]
    BlackSnow BlackSnow 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    My future home- regardless of place

    or size- will always have a library! I will build the shelves myself if I must lol ^^
    iCaii iCaii 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Please

    We don't have room at home for all the books I want to put on shelves, and it makes me sad. I love to be surrounded by books. I would have married the Beast for his amazing library alone :)
    DeclarableKitten DeclarableKitten 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

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    I had a library. I moved

    and donated all the books I loved to charity. I hope I will have another library and another large book collection someday.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 17

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    Home

    Right now I live in my very first apartment; there's very little space for a library, but someday when I live in my own house with my future husband and our children I want to have a room to make my very own library. Full if every book I've ever read and hundreds of books I've...
    dreamerinwa dreamerinwa 18-21, F Apr 28, 2013

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    This would be the most amazing thing.

    When I eventually settle down, this will be the first Item I shall set up.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 25

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    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Wouldn't It Be Nice.

    Every Sunday afternoon; On the carpet with a pillow propped up under my elbow and a plate of freshly made pumpkin scones with jam and whipped cream. All settled in for the old fashion movie. Mums favorite choice was the Turner classics. and upon watching the black and white films...
    Thevy29 Thevy29 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    One Of My Dreams

    Is to have a library in my house. Reading is the ballast at witch all else radiates in my life. Ever since I was younger, I said that when I am old I will own a whole library of books that I have read on my journey through life. I would love for it to be passed down. I always...
    V1intel V1intel 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    Words All Over

    A personal, gigantic library would be like heaven. There is nothing like sitting down to a nice book in the quiet of a library , the soft essence of their presence all around you. The smell of fresh paper and ink between the embrace of a well kept binding is like my idea of...
    ColdBehindTheSmile ColdBehindTheSmile 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    I will have one in my home

    once I am older. I...
    TheCupcakeQueen TheCupcakeQueen 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I Love My Books!

    The entire wall of my living room is a bookshelf. I have everything from comic books to botany. On top of that i have four other bookshelves. Two large ones in my music room, and two others in my room. I still could do with so many more. I just adore having so many vessels of...
    Desertcellist Desertcellist 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    Beauty And The Beast

    The library the Beast presented to Belle is the kind of library I would love. That one was animated, but I've seen real ones like it -- rich solid wood, multi story shelves filled with thousands of books, some beautifully bound, with a sliding access ladder. Dreamy.
    TheyCantSeeMe TheyCantSeeMe 36-40, F May 12, 2013

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    It Would Be Amazing

    I would love to have a giant library, a huge room with shelves to the ceiling, and books on every subject you can think of. So many books, I could never read them all. It is where I would go to have alone time. I would always have a book to lend to others. I would have a chaise...
    GalileosFinger GalileosFinger 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2013

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    Library Of Knowledge

    I would love to have a huge library in my future house. Books are something I could easily get lost in whenever I am reading a book. Books have some much knowledge in them. Whenever I read a book, I feel like I am apart of the book. It is like I am one of the characters in the...
    superherojustin superherojustin 22-25, M 6 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    That would be cool! Had to switch to an

    e-reader or I was really going to look like I lived in a library
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    A Dream.

    If I ever manage to own my own home, it will have a library. An entire room devoted to my favorite works of literature. A sanctuary for me to escape reality for a while. Go in, immerse myself in my favorite worlds and mingle with my favorite characters for a while.
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2009

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    What Would You Buy?

    I think it would be fabulous to have a home large enough for a library.  I would fill mine with first editions of all my favorites.  How about you?  What would be the first book you would purchase for your library?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 23 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    My Dream 😍😍 The stories

    and the adventures that come along with in the comfort of my own home. It Would be amazing.
    LinaXXOO LinaXXOO 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I Have A Library In My Home, Yeah !

    I waited and planned for years, for the day to come when I would have the space to have a home library . Well the time finally came 6yrs ago, and It is truly one of my greatest joys, I spend hours in there !
    libertybalanced libertybalanced 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    I Love Library

    what made me happy through those painful times during childhood...? the heaps of books. i was such a voracious reader and books take almost half the space of my bed. i usually had to position myself in a way that my leg does not touch the books.i felt at peace in the library. in...
    wingsgirl wingsgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses May 28, 2012

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    rachelle1972 rachelle1972 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Heaven

    Since I spend most of my time (or want to) in the library I would LOVE to have a library in my home... I am a bookaholic so it would be a part of heaven
    BigDreamer1 BigDreamer1 13-15 Jul 2, 2013

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    Beauty And The Beast

    Have you seen this Disney movie? I WANT THAT LIBRARY! I would stay with the Beast just because of his library :)
    Ra1nbow Ra1nbow 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2012

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    Beauty & The Beast Style

    Remember she walked into that huge room and she just saw an ocean of books? There were new ones, old ones, good ones, bad ones, thick ones, thin ones… everything you can think of. There were ladders made that she could get from shelf to shelf and obtain the book she...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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    The sound of pages turning,

    the smell of ink and paper. The hard cover pressing into my thighs as I curl tight during exciting scenes. Books that fill my arms and not just a hand. Classics and new authors, children's books, nonfiction, mystery, fantasy, westerns, poetry. I want a room filled with all of...
    Viejna Viejna 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I've got a collection of books at my house

    stacked up everywhere along walls, in closets, and in the rafters. Don't' know if it's quite a thousand, but it sure seems so. I am due to sell some back to my local used book store, but there are so many I haven't read, or wish to re-read, or want for future reference that I...
    TouchVGrey TouchVGrey 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I Want A Library Like The One In Beauty And The Beast!

    That is the most magicial library ever, and there are SO many books, I could easily lose myself, for days, weeks, and months at a time, just getting lost in books. I Love books, and wish I had a librabry like the one in beauty and the beast!
    xSilentlySufferingx xSilentlySufferingx 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2010

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    Quite A Few Books Already

    I have quite a few books already; it is to the point where I have run out of shelf space and now I have to stack them up on the floor in my room. There is nothing quite like the sensual experiences of a book... the look, the feel, the smell, the sound of pages flipping. Someday...
    zincthink zincthink 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    Study

    I'd love to have a study filled with books and comfy furniture. Where I can pick up a book and just start reading. It would smell wonderful, I love the smell of books. I would feel at peace in there. I would love it.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Oct 3, 2008

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    Books Are Beautiful

    I currently have an excellent sellection of books on herbology, native healing plants, mushrooms, space, egypt, peru, feminist literature, romance novels, star wars, and many many more. But its not enough. I love books. I could never own too many!
    Vioulette Vioulette 26-30, F Jun 22, 2010

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    chethaki chethaki 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love the library, it's like my second home. Being surrounded by books is just so familiar and comforting to me <3
    xMina97x xMina97x 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I don't know what it is but, I never was one of the regular teenage girls. I was always different. Everyone was going out with their friend but I'd rather stay home, listen to...
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    Last year I went through a whole lot of things. I used to have to cook and clean for my four sisters all of the time and get yelled at by my dad if he didn't think that it was...
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    I am very particular when it comes to the quality of the sound.. better if the track was downloaded from iTunes Store cuz it has license attached to it when you purchase it. I...
    heymoxx heymoxx 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I loved going to the library when I was a kid and perusing the shelves and getting to pick a book to check out. Oh and they had the little index card filing cabinets when I was...
    Sparrowsong19 Sparrowsong19 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I love hanging out at the library during summer because of the cool temperature, and it's quiet yet still filled with people. Not to mention I just love browsing through books, CD...
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F Apr 11

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    I started my subscription on Redbox instant and, it's pretty good. But, the app or service can be better on improving their movie library by recent films. If anybody has this...
    moviemania14 moviemania14 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I want to be married and have a family and place to call mine!! It's big on my bucket list!!
    Lilmomma1617 Lilmomma1617 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    The title kinda bothers me. What shows up on a scale is your mass. If I wanted to find my weight, I'd have to multiply my mass by acceleration due to gravity (9.8m/s^2) and measure...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 31