Tag Archives: Quotes

Countdown Quote: 1 day to go

That’s right! Tomorrow’s the official start of the Teen Summer Reading Challenge. Some of you have already filled out ballots, and you can bring them in to the library starting tomorrow, July 4. We’re looking forward to seeing what you’ve been reading!

If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.  ~Toni Morrison


Countdown Quote: 2 days to go

A good book should leave you … slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. – William Styron

Countdown Quote: 3 days to go

A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.  ~Lemony Snicket

Countdown Quote: 4 days to go

Books are delightful society.  If you go into a room and find it full of books – even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome.  ~William Ewart Gladstone


Countdown Quote: 5 days to go

No person who can read is ever successful at cleaning out an attic.  ~Ann Landers

Countdown Quote: 6 days to go

To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.  ~W. Somerset Maugham


Countdown Quote: 7 days to go

Countdown quotes are here again! You may already be registered for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge (and if not, what are you waiting for?!) but July 4, one week today, is the official start. So from now until then, we’ll be posting a new quote every day to mark the last week before summer reading begins!

If you have never said “Excuse me” to a parking meter or bashed your shins on a fireplug, you are probably wasting too much valuable reading time. ~Sherri Chasin Calvo