Sam Heughan interviewed at the Scottish BAFTA [x]
Look at this beautiful old copy of Diana Gabaldon’s Voyager, held together by pieces of tape. It’s my mom’s much-loved book, but I’m enjoying reading it even as it gently falls apart in my hands.
“‘There’s always that joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner,’ says Justin Grimes, a statistician with the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington. ‘But when you really think about it, there’s a public library wherever you go, whether it’s in New York City or some place in rural Montana. Very few communities are not touched by a public library.’
In fact, libraries serve 96.4 percent of the U.S. population, a reach any fast-food franchise can only dream of.”
That’s actually an amazing fact. Sort if reassuring actually.
Me: Here's my list.
Me: Or a gift card for books will work.
Me: Either way.