Welcome to the Catherine Jones Library

student reading

It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish

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To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark

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I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library

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A book is a gift you can open again and again

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There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book

Students choosing a book in the library

It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can

teacher reading as example

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries

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Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope

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Books are a uniquely portable magic

Students reading in Library

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light

Girl Reading in Library

The greatest gift is a passion for reading

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You may have tangible wealth untold; caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be. I had a mother who read to me

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There is no substitute for books in the lives of anyone

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Reading is an active, imaginative act; it takes work

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The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all

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Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time

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Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while

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The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go

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Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere

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People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading

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Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read

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 A parent or a teacher has only his lifetime; a good book can teach forever

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No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting

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Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier

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Read, read, read!

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A book is a dream you hold in your hands

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He that loves reading has everything within his reach

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When you learn to read you will be born again…and you will never be quite so alone again

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Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere

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A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others

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We read to know we are not alone

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Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home

WELCOME
TO THE
CATHERINE JONES LIBRARY
JAMES A. GARFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

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Date: 11/1/2019, 8 AM 3 PM
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Caught Reading
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Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own

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Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are

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Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers

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No two persons ever read the same book

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Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book

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If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads

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There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island

students reading

I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense