Read feedback for this post below. Click here to post feedback.
I love the library! However unfortunately mine is far enough away, a long walk to the tram, then a little walk from there to the library (I don't have a car) that I'm broiled by the time I get there and then home again. We have summer heat of over 100f here.
However for those who can do it it's great.
Have to warn you that - alas! - some urban libraries have been overrun with hooligans who come in to use the computers for games & have no interest in books! There are also some facilities overrun with the homeless - so choose your facility wisely -
It's a sad commentary - but there it is! We need to support our libraries and make them safe places to be.
even better yet...go to your local mall
you not only get the comfort of cool air but the exercise from walking around all the shops and get to see all the great items the shops carry.
and most of the them have chairs or sofas to lounge on if you get tired
Great tip! My library offered summer reading programs. They gave prizes and a pizza party at the end. They also offer movies at night.
In addition, check out the movie theater near you. Mine showed movies at 10 AM every Tuesday if the kids read a book and made a simple book report. That way you can make the library do double duty.
Add your voice to the conversation.