The more popular genres in prison libraries are paranormal romance, young adult titles, and the Left Behind series.
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world.
There are 150 libraries around the world where you can check-out humans as a living book and listen to their stories.
The Guinness Book of World Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from public libraries.
One of the most overdue library books in the world was returned after 122 years.
"If you are going to get anywhere in life, you have to read a lot of books." — Roald Dahl
“When I got my library card, that's when my life began.” — Rita Mae Brown
“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.” — Lemony Snicket
“A library is infinity under a roof.” — Gail Carson Levine
“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.” —Ray Bradbury
“I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure.” — Virginia Woolf
“When in doubt, go to the library.” — JK Rowling
The Slave Lake Public Library acknowledges and respects that we are located on Treaty 8 Territory, and are proud to offer our services on the traditional lands of diverse Indigenous and Metis People.
We recognize, honor and thank the original care takers of this land.
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