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    Temple Grandin: 'Libraries are just a lifeline for parents with autistic kids'

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    David Vinjamuri: 'without that, the cycle of reading will not continue'

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    Cory Doctorow: 'We need to find (the solution) in partnership with our libraries'

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    Cory Doctorow: 'It's a good daddy-daughter afternoon'

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    Giada De Laurentiis: 'Between the reading and the cooking, I sort of built my self-confidence'

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    Margaret Read MacDonald: 'Libraries are the most wonderful places in the world to be'

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    Ivan Doig: 'Libraries are my life, when it comes to research like that'

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    Steven Johnson: 'magical moments of discovery'

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    Doing business with the media and winning

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    Jaron Lanier: 'the last place you can seek information without being spied on'

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    Ping Fu:'Libraries, large and small, became my refuge'

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    Khaled Hosseini: 'So it was really kind of a novel idea for me'

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    Elizabeth Wein: 'In many ways, libraries have been my salvation'

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    Donna Seaman interviews Richard Ford

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    Rev. Michael Pfleger: be gamechangers in your community

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    Brad Hooper interviews Timothy Egan

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    William Dietrich: 'It was a very formative experience'

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    Blaine Harden: 'There are a lot of incendiary ideas you can find in libraries'

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    Sarah Jio: 'It was our favorite day of the week'

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    Kat Richardson: 'I always felt they were the most magical place in the world'

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    Jim Woodring

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    Caroline Kennedy National Library Week PSA :30

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    Caroline Kennedy Library PSA :30

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    Five authors talk about their love of school libraries

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    Owen Laukkanen: 'as a society, we lose by restricting reading material'

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    Loren Long: 'as cool as going to gym class'

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    Marissa Meyer: 'I was the kid in a candy store'

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    Peter Brown: 'I'm at the library as often as possible'

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    Zack Stentz: as important as roads or police or firefighters

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    Ashley Miller: 'I spent most of my childhood in libraries'

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    Susan Kowalski, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Madlyn S. Schneider, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Julie Hatsell Wales, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Mary Ellen Pellington, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Greta E. Marlatt, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Rachel Hyland, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Beatriz Adriana Guevara, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Roberto Carlos Delgadillo, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Dorothy Davison, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Rae Anne Locke, 2012 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Scott Hutchins: "There would have been no option for books except for the library"

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    HIghlights from the 2011 I Love My Librarian Awards

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    Highlights from the 2011 I Love My Librarian Award ceremony

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    Wendelin Van Draanen

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    Libraries inspire novelists

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    Laura Moriarty: 'I'm so grateful for libraries and librarians'

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    Sapphire: A tragic mistake

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    Margarita Engle: 'I just can't imagine living without libraries

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    Daniel Suarez: 'It just fostered a deeper love of books'

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    Alan Sitomer: "The beauty is they're free"

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    Elizabeth Percer: "It's really the place where we get to find common ground as a family"

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    Voices for intellectual freedom

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    Steve Sheinkin: "I use it like an office sometimes"

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    Ally Condie: 'I know how essential those school libraries are'

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    Marie Lu: 'I used to grow up in libraries'

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    Gerald Chertavian: 'I consistently sought refuge in the stacks'

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    Laura Dave: 'No one should be the arbiter of what we're reading and what we're not reading

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    Melissa de la Cruz

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    Margaret Dilloway

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    Ridley Pearson: "Without libraries I couldn't have written my first book"

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    Sally Ride on Libraries

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    Rachel DeWoskin: "We need centers of communcation and learning and reading"

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    Lindsey Leavitt: 'I am a writer because of the librarian'

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    J. R. Martinez: "at the end of the day we never stop learning"

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    Laura Harrington: 'It fed my entire reading life'

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    John Grisham on the the value of libraries

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    Karen Thompson Walker: 'incredibly inspiring'

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    Anthony Del Col talks about libraries at C2E2

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    Sue Macy: The library is the community center

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    Janet Lee discusses libraries at C2E2

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    Anthony Del Col talks about libraries at C2E2

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    Kim Edwards: Libraries are terrific community gathering spaces

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    Ron Rash: 'I would risk the fear to go there'

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    Lynda Rutledge: 'It was like a home away from home'

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    Pam Houston: 'Libraries entirely created my love of reading'

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    Hillary Jordan: 'Librarians introduced me to some of my favorite books'

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    Ann Weisgarber: 'We need to keep libraries open'

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    Lori Wilde: 'I felt like he had given me the key to the world'

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    Jamal Joseph: 'It was a place where we realized that anything was possible'

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    John Green: "Free and open access to all of the world's information through public libraries"

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    J. D. Tyler: 'A place to escape'

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    Ben Fountain: It was like a feast

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    Susan Cain: 'Magical journeys at the library'

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    Brandon Sanderson: We need good literacy professionals

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    Steve Berry: Preservation Week @ your library

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    Helen Schulman: "I just remember feeling like I had fallen into heaven"

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    Paolo Bacigalupi:'Libraries are a core part of the democratization process.'

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    Brad Meltzer, Job Seekers PSA 3: National Library Week 2012

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    Brad Meltzer Library Funding PSA 2: National Library Week 2012

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    Brad Meltzer Library Funding PSA 1: National Library Week 2012, PSA

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    Sara Zarr: Libraries are essential to Democracy

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    A.S. King

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    2011 I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony

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    Jennifer U. LaGarde, 2011 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Saundra Ross-Forrest, 2011 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Elizabeth "Betsy" Long, 2011 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Barbara K. Weaver, 2011 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Michelle Luhtala, 2011 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award

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    Dr. Rhonda Allison Rios Kravitz, 2011 Winner of the I Love My Librarian Award