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I Want a Library In My Home

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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 4 Responses Apr 24

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    rachelle1972 rachelle1972 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I don't really have enough room in my bedroom

    to hold my books.. So it would be a lot better to have a library in my room! Maybe I can build my own house someday, and that it could have a nice, big library! :3
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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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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    A Reading Room

    I found what I had been thinking about, one day, years ago. I went with my friend, to visit one of her writer friends. He had a nice small home in a very nice area of town. His home was probably built in the 5o's or 60's; one of those homes they would use as background or...
    bcvegas4u bcvegas4u 66-70, M Oct 12, 2013

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    Someday, when I build my own home,

    I want to make an entire room that is full of books, a fireplace and a couple of comfortable chairs.
    CowboyFarmer CowboyFarmer 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I don't have an actual bookshelf,

    so I bought a huge bin. I figured I would never fill that thing up. But guess what? It's now overflowing. I have books crammed inside, on top of the lid, on my bed, under my bed, and scattered throughout the house. I still think it's not enough! So, I want a house with a...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have wanted a library in my home

    for the longest time and after a lifetime of collecting books, my wife and I had the 1st floor of our 140 years old house gutted and remodeled. In one room we decided to have a dedicated library and I have a place for all my books. It is a dream finally come true.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 love reading, and libraries are calming

    and comforting also very quiet so I think I'd quite enjoy a library in my house. Then I could just go down the hall and have lots of choices for books.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Kind Of Getting There !

    I love books; prefer them to things like Kindle's and such.... As such, and because I have always thought library's are quite sexy, we have quite a large bookcase, filling one whole wall, of our books in our sitting room.... Subjects are many and varied - biographies, music...
    AmberDuponte AmberDuponte 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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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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    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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    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 51-55, F Jul 29, 2013

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    Oh How Perfect!

    With a naughty librarian too! Winks.... :-)
    Funstick4you Funstick4you 36-40, M Apr 13, 2013

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    But First I Need To Own Enough Books To Fill It!

    I think I should make this one of my life goals, to own a house (or maybe a large apartment/penthouse) and have one room that will be my library. I'll have to buy lots more books, which wouldn't be a problem providing I have the money to buy them. All the walls would have...
    FallingStarr FallingStarr 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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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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    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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    HRHHeronMaxwell HRHHeronMaxwell 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I will have one in my home

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

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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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    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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    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 Apr 24

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    Kittenpowee Kittenpowee 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 22

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    This would be in the event i can ever afford to

    buy my own house or rebuild this one. I would want a large room to put all my books in a quiet place to read or study or work. An official place to put a desk and go on my laptop or a comfy chair to lounge on with a book or my laptop lol. I stopped buying books regularly...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Oct 11

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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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    jessie0494 jessie0494 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I started as a volunteer in my public library in 2007. Back then, my job was data entry & inventory on the staff computers. I did this work for two years, until 2009, when I was...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    Here is some advice for any of you out there that are lost and don't know what you are doing in life. Go visit the library. And I don't mean the fiction section! Go poke around the...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Oct 11

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    "You keep on knocking but you can't come in". Who hasn't done this? Just because people knock, doesn't mean that you want them in your house. My neighbours only usually knock to...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Hi All!Well, before I get too far, I should clarify that I am *hoping* to be living in a mobile home soon. As you can see from the pix below, the seller has done a wonderful job on...
    laoxinat laoxinat 51-55, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hello, I am Maddie I am 16 years old. I have been over weight almost my hole life. I have never been that skinny girl that I have always been. When I was around 9 years old I got...
    maddieboo16 maddieboo16 16-17, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have huge library too but now im prefer to buy ebooks its really good way to save trees/nature :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Sep 24

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    I usually only go to check out books. But whenever I run out of ink for my printer and I have work to do on such short notice, I go to use theirs. EVERY TIME I go, something weird...
    chocolana98 chocolana98 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    This emotion still overwhelms me thinking about i passed a long time here and now it has been a home for me..
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F