rachelfershleiser asked: I would like to know how you think libraries play a part in education, both formal and life-long. Thanks Lemony!
The part libraries play in education is the part bubbles play in champagne. They may seem at first to be merely a shimmery addition, but they are the central feature of the entire enterprise and the reason, joyous and astonishing, to keep imbibing.
"Eventually most child labor was abolished in the West, and childhood evolved into a long period of incompetence and dependency… . Yet there remains one category of child who is both economically valuable and emotionally priceless: the child actor.”
-Judith Butler reviews John F. Kasson’s provocative book on the most famous child actor of them all: Shirley Temple and the Myth of Innocence