Whimsical Wednesday ~ 60th Anniversary Of National Library Week Edition!

A cool post about libraries.

By Hook Or By Book

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~ Jo Godwin ~

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~ Lauren Ward ~

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~ Neil Gaiman ~

Illustrations by Chris Riddell

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~ J. K. Rowling ~

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~ Roald Dahl, Matilda ~

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Puns! Puns Everywhere!

I thought this was entertaining.

Nicholas C. Rossis

A few days ago, I was contacted by the good people over at The Salty Pun, who asked me to share some of their puns. Since you all seemed to enjoy the previous batch, I’m happy to oblige. My personal favorite? The pineapple one. It makes so much sense…

For many, many more puns plus some fun gift ideas, check out The Salty Pun’s  blog and galleries.

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Gifted: the Mysterious Edinburgh Book Sculptures

A cool blog post by Nicholas Rossis about book sculptures.

Nicholas C. Rossis

In 2011, ten exquisite sculptures made from books mysteriously appeared at libraries and cultural institutions across Edinburgh. The first and last were found here at the Scottish Poetry Library, and also a final gift at the end of 2012. The sculptures came with a simple message: ‘in support of books, libraries, words, ideas’. To this day, no one knows how they arrived, and the identity of the sculptor remains anonymous, but their story has traveled all over the world.

The artist’s note ‘… a library is so much more than a building full of books… a book is so much more than pages full of words.…in support of libraries, books, words, ideas…’ forms a refrain running through the all of the works, both celebration and call to action.

See all sculptures and find out more about this unusual mystery on the Scottish Poetry Library’s website.

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