10 years ago today, Holly and I went live with our first post. A couple of things were going on at the time: We had started on a crusade about collection quality and weeding, the economy was in free fall,
You and the Universe Berrill 1958 This is a book that is part science and part philosophy with some Walt Whitman prose thrown in for good measure. It’s kind of charming in its own way. Setting aside the science for
The Parents’ Guide to Drugs Andrews 1972 This book is a pretty non judgmental handbook about the drugs and culture surrounding them. There are lots of resources in the pages, and most of them are defunct. Unlike a lot of
Having It All A Practical Guide to Managing a Home and a Career Gabriel and Baldwin 1980 I would have jumped on any book like this back in the day. Of course my older wiser self recognizes that no one
1,001 Decorating Ideas Carter, Editor 1972 Yet another book of decorating ideas circa 1972. It’s still got a groovy vibe but its early enough that avocado green and harvest gold haven’t made their mark yet. The decor features a room
Kill-As-Catch-Can: Wrestling Skills for STreetfighting Beamont 1998 Submitter: I think it’s an awful book because of all the violence in the world and this book seems to promote more, with instructions on how to be more violent!! We’re weeding our
As we close up National Library Week for 2019, I thought I would revisit some of my youth and teen favorites that are all about the library life. I personally would snap up any of these books in a book
A Woman’s Guide to Fixing the Car Weissler and Weissler 1973 I will bet everyone looked at this cover and without even reading the title and thought: this is a book for the ladies. See the bright pink and purple?