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Visit the Royal Oak Public Library to look for books, renew items and find things to do at the library.
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bibliolectors:

Quixote and Sancho Panza readers / Quijote y Sancho Panza lectores (ilustración de Cosei Kawa)

macteenbooks:

LOVE LETTERS TO THE DEAD by Ava Dellaira goes on sale 4/1/14

oupacademic:

[Sojourner] Truth challenged the assumption that black women had the same interests as black men and could rely upon them for protection: ‘There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about colored women,’ she declared, ‘and if colored men get their rights, and not colored women theirs, you see the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as bad as it was before. So I am for keeping the thing going while things are stirring.’ Truth made a powerful case that it was the ‘favored hour’ for all.

Faye E. Dudden, Fighting Chance: The Struggle over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America.

Image credit: Sojourner Truth Postcard. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

jen7waters:

this book is gorgeous, i am in love *-*

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wichbells-ofblue:

Harry Potter characters objects

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Check out the library’s classic paperback collection, near those paperbacks you’re ashamed to look at … right behind the reference desk.

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It’s April 15th! Don’t forget to head over to Noodles and show your flyer or mention the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library.