“A Book is a Dream You Hold in Your Hands”
~ Neil Gaiman
By: Yadira Payne
Did you know that EVERYONE can be a world-class traveler? It’s true. Anyone with a library card has this passport to limitless possibilities. Libraries are the only place we can all visit and travel for free. We only have to open a book.
Books take you to faraway places or to the walls in-between spaces; to olden times or to possible future times. You can be as tall as a dinosaur or as small as a borrower. Explore the ocean, the desert, the mountain, or the sky. Walk in the shoes of your ancestors and see the world through their eyes. The only limits to be found in a book are the number of pages. To continue your adventure or start a new one, just open another book.
Visit your local library to begin your travels. If you don’t know where to begin, ask one of our “travel guides”. We love to share adventures!
Here are a few adventures I want to share to get you started:
Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
House Made of Dawn – N. Scott Momaday
Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez
Mirrorworld series – Cornelia Funke
Sherlock series – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Art of War – Sun Tzu
Stone Soup – Ann McGovern
Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
La Carreta – René Marqués
The Energy Bus for Kids: A Story about Staying Positive and Overcoming Challenges – Jon Gordon and Korey Scott
You are the only limitation to your exploration and growth. So don’t limit yourself….. Explore!