I need to stop buying books and go to the library. I even live near a nice, big library. But having books, collecting them almost is just…a different feeling.
Also I love making notes and dog-eared pages and you shouldn’t do that with library books.
Sometimes I think looking for books is more fun than actually reading them, but nobody in my family shares my passion for finding books that I might never even finish. So when I announced my intentions to go to the public library this morning, my wife was silent and my daughters groaned.
“You take too long,” my youngest said.
“Not true,” I proclaimed. Ever since my daughters put me on a timer a couple years ago, I’ve been able to get in and out of the library in under ten minutes.
“They don’t have any good books,” my oldest daughter said.
“Not true,” I countered. Our local library has almost as many good books as the book store, but the library atmosphere can’t compete with stores like Brick & Mortar Booksellers.
It was my fault my daughters didn’t want library books. I’d shown off too many blemishes in…
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