Reason #123456789 to love Librarians: Dr. Seuss’ advice to Children.
Sad addendum to the below: “the Troy Public Library is being shut down this year due to a vote that decided our city’s decreased budget would be better utilized elsewhere.”
Who doesn’t love a Librarian? Who doesn’t love a library? Who here has checked out the max number of books and learned to read and started life out, really, in a library?
In 1971, Troy, Michigan’s children’s librarian Marguerite Hart sent out dozens of letters…notable figures asking for words to inspire the public library’s younger patrons…[here’s] the timeless response she received from one Theodor Geisel — better known as Dr. Seuss.
Best part? He wrote it with crayons:
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