“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”

Only in the library, can school children experience what is called “flow,” when time doesn’t exist for them, where everything else disappears from consciousness, and wherein every effort brings joy as it gets them closer to their heartfelt personal learning goals.

Only in the library, are students positioned to develop the necessary “grit,” to answer tough, nagging questions that just about always require resources beyond the pre-digested content of their class textbooks.Only in the library, do they experience the comfort of knowing that they CAN, with hard work and the help of a library professional, get their questions answered while discovering whole new worlds of learning possibilities.Only in the library, is there always someone to t