What do Buffy the Vampire Slayer, August Wilson and Star Trek have in common? Libraries! 
Our very own Bob Mondello writes, 

“It’s hardly surprising that writers, who deal all the time with words, would find fascination in great repositories of them … There are few weapons more powerful than facts and ideas, and as libraries are full of those, they naturally appeal to firebrands.”

Read the rest of his essay on bibliothecas in pop culture here.
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What do Buffy the Vampire Slayer, August Wilson and Star Trek have in common? Libraries!

Our very own Bob Mondello writes,

It’s hardly surprising that writers, who deal all the time with words, would find fascination in great repositories of them … There are few weapons more powerful than facts and ideas, and as libraries are full of those, they naturally appeal to firebrands.

Read the rest of his essay on bibliothecas in pop culture here.

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Notes

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    A really great essay that I recommend anyone looking for a fun essay about libraries peruse. Although it’s probably best...
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    This was so good!!!! Also this gif of Spike drinking from a mug about librarians makes me miss him so much.
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    AMANDA!
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    Spike GIFs 4eva!
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