Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Carrying on the Library Legacy


Today after a play date with friends and ballet class, the girls and I went to the library. Now let me tell you about the library. I pretty much grew up there! My Mom loves to read and she took us to the library at least twice a week, sometimes more.

We would spend hours just looking for any kind of book that we wanted. I have had a library card since I can remember. I get all excited just seeing the book returns outside. My Mom taught us how to care for books and be responsible for the ones we checked out.

My brother, sister, and I ALWAYS had at least one library book in the house at all times. So~~it was with great pride that I took my girls today and got them their very own library cards. They are tickled to death and so am I.

Their little eyes just lit up when the lady handed them the little piece if plastic hooked to a lanyard. They got to pick the color of the lanyard and just thought that was the greatest thing in the whole world.

I think this is going to be the start of a beautiful friendship! Of course, we have been going to the library all along. I have just checked everthing out on my card. Our county made the decision to limit the number of things you can check out to 25 items and to tell you the truth, that is not enough for our family.

We get movies, CDs, audio books, and yes, books! Trev has had a card for years and Mike and I have one. Now the whole family has one! I am off now to read a book I picked out today! Isn't the library great? If you don't think so, don't tell my Mom she might just smack you with a book. One of her own, she wouldn't dare mess up a library book!:~)

3 comments:

Jen Holland said...

We love the library too! My 3 year old has just recently gotten his own card, too!

PS..just dropping in from the Blog Party!

Anonymous said...

25 items, you go Noodle family. I think I maxed out at 3 at most at one time.

Resa said...

I wish I had that passion for the library! Don't tell mom she will smack me the next time I see her, but I can't stand the library! David always takes the kids. I'm not sure why I don't like it, I just don't. It must be a suppressed childhood thing, who knows! The girls look so happy and I love the pic's of AB's bday!
Love you muchly!