5 Secret Joys Found Only at the Library

1. Finding an old bookmark, bookplate, love letter, or scribbled-in notes in the margins inside books and feeling like you just received a private message from the past.
2. Making eye contact with a cute stranger in between the shelves. (see image below)
3. Accidental browsing. (Stumbling across a book that was exactly what you wanted or needed, but didn’t even know it until you found it.)
4. Finding a hidden cove between the romance novels and the travel section to sit and read yourself out of time and place, undisturbed, for hours.
5. When a librarian magically figures out the name of a random children’s book that you maybe once read twenty years ago, but couldn’t recall the title, author, subject, or any other details of the book…

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