A post 24 Hour Read-In pre-ALA Annual Tumblr Extravaganza for your viewing pleasure.

Not for eating.


Vintage typing instructions.


Children are not deceived by fairy-tales; they are often and gravely deceived by school-stories. Adults are not deceived by science-fiction; they can be deceived by the stories in the women’s magazines.
C. S. Lewis on fantasy vs. fact, a timeless and timely reminder of the role of critical thinking in making sense of the stories we’re told.

Viva la Matilda.


Fight, fight, for bears and porridge rights.


Sometimes I wonder if I should just call my blog “Marilyn Monroe Reads Stuff.” I will never get sick of pictures of her reading. Stay tuned.


I like when librarians get to the point already.


Alright, kids. Miss Ingrid is all tapped out. We’ll talk soon.

~Love and Libraries, Ingrid

About magpielibrarian

Youth Services Librarian, Mediocre Crafter, Urban Magpie, Glitter Addict, and Worshiper of Ridiculous Outfits, Emerging Leader 2012, Former Rainbow Book List Member, and GLBT RT Director-at-Large! This is what a librarian looks like, kids.

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