Library Blog February 2016

What’s a Library Good For?

Quite a lot it appears:

“The library…is a passport to wonders and miracles,
glimpses into other lives, religions, experiences, the
hopes and dreams and strivings of all human beings….”
(Libba Bray)

“A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a
place where history comes to life.” (Norman Cousins)

“Everything you need for a better future and success has
already been written. And guess what? All you have to
do is go to the library.” (Henri Frederic Amiel)

Visit the Reformation Library – the range of things you
can find is substantial, from a good novel or audiobook
to thoughtful works on religion and leading an inspired
life. It’s a quiet spot to read, meditate or just take a break
from being busy.


If you are looking for a riveting real-life story, try out
the 11-disc set of The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried
in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
by Hector Tobar.

When the San Jose Mine collapsed outside of Copiapo,
Chile in August 2010, it trapped 33 miners beneath
thousands of feet of rock for 69 days. The entire world
watched what transpired above ground during the
grueling and protracted rescue, but the saga of the
miners’ experience below the Earth’s surface – and the
lives that led them there – has never been heard until