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Ocean Bourne “The library was the only place around where I willingly obeyed the rules.” – Keith Richards

Okay, a Rolling Stones’ quote is not my usual selection, but Keith Richards is a perfect example of someone you don’t think about visiting a library. Yet, this comment from him tells us he values books and libraries above most other things. So whether he appears as Johnny Depp’s (Captain Jack Sparrow’s) father again in another Pirates of the Caribbean movie or not, he’s got my vote for being a cool rock-and-roll guy who respects libraries and books!

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As an author, reader, book-lover, and a fan of sharing the love of writing, I love the idea of little free libraries scattered here and there. Now, I’m not sure I’ll spring for the hundreds of dollars needed to buy one of the little free library mailboxes they sell, but I’m betting I can come up with a reasonably-priced substitute. What do you think of this idea?

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154 “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero

As a gardener and an avid book reader, I agree. Which is why I not only share books with my grandkids, but encourage them to help me in the garden. Yes, sometimes they pull up flowers instead of weeds. Yes, mulch goes everywhere. Yes, I end up covered in more dirt and debris than I would if I gardened alone. But visiting a library and gardening with children are ways to make the world a better place.

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(And, yes, I know Cicero is kind of a geeky favorite — but I took Latin for years, and read quite a few quotes by him).

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