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Showing posts from December, 2011

The library gift hodgepodge

So, this is all the things that I've found that either turned up after I'd written the post they would have fitted into, or just didn't fit into any sort of category easily!

I'll leave it up to you to decide where each item falls...

Deck the halls of books?

Yes, it's (almost*) the last of my library-gift themed blog posts, and it's time to look at the walls. Those bare, booooooring library walls. Surely the librarian in your life would like a bit of art on them to perk them up a bit?

How about the traditional approach, of some books? Painted, drawn, cut out, coloured in: there's books aplenty for those walls:

Hell, maybe you just want a photo of books, never mind all this arty-farty stuff:

Perhaps an image of an unusual mode of transport for bringing library books back would fit in with the decor nicely?
Or another library inhabitant?

Or how about an even more librarish image: the image of a library itself?

Although perhaps you prefer your libraries to look....spooky?

Quotes about books and reading

Love in the library is a quiet thing*

Cosy, secluded corners....casual browsing hands accidentally brushing against others while running over spines...eyes being drawn to each other over well-stocked shelving...the library appears to uncover hidden wells of desire in both its staff and its visitors.

Perhaps you met someone there, perhaps you just missed someone do you tell people in the library of your true, inner feelings?

Do you get in touch with Missed Connections, and describe how you almost met your other half while browsing in the library?

But I fear that this is too open, too blatant. Perhaps you would prefer to communicate in the way you like to relax: with the written word?

Would you like to "check someone out"?

Once they know you like them, maybe you can "borrow" them?

This is going well! Now, you must tell them how you feel! Begin gently...

Are they truly the one for you? Are you ready to tell them that? Here you go then:

Or maybe you're more of a visual communicator? A few s…