I just finished the Library by Susan Orlean. I might have to read it again. There are so many tidbits in there that if I had been taught how to annotate properly the book might have been filled up by the time I was done.
It is not only a human story but a historical reference. She begins on researching the fire of the Los Angeles library in April 1986 and the aftermath but it is also history about libraries.
Fun fact, there are more libraries than McDonald’s. When people die in a region in Africa they refer to their death as losing a library. I love this. I closed the book thinking about the evolution and next s
As much as life has changed with social media, the library is still a place for community and of course reading.