San Bernardino City Library Foundation

The San Bernardino City Library Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation created to provide funding for areas of education, programming, materials, capital improvements and special projects that are beyond the usual and customary funding received by the Library from the City of San Bernardino.
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If you’re curious and hopeful enough, great books tend to find you.

Lev Grossman

Exercise your curiosity and hopefulness with some good books here.

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I think the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.
Carl Sagan (via jennanicole)

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For Dr. Seuss’s 99th birthday today, his lovely 1971 letter encouraging children to read.

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Libraries have also served as community hubs, places where the curious, the scholarly, and the intellectually excitable could gather in the company of one another, surrounded by untold information-wealth…

Wise words from Boing Boing’s Cory Doctorow.  

(we particularly enjoyed that he facepalmed an imaginary Mr. Blowhard, who believes the Internet has replaced the Library)

Muskets, swords and men clad in the blue and gray uniforms of North and South all had their places in the city’s central library when volunteers from the American Civil War Society came to provide a “living history” lesson.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — at the Library! Check out this tree donated by the San Bernardino Fire Department at the Feldheym Central Library.

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“A trained librarian is a powerful search engine with a heart” – lovely poster by Sarah McIntyre, adding to the history of visual love for libraries.

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