Getting out a bit

The leaves are changing here. Beautiful.

I am at the library bringing back interlibrary loans. Very useful service. Books come from libraries all over the region. Invaluable for research.

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. Eric says:

    In the spring you appeared to be about two weeks behind us. Now you appear to be two weeks ahead.
    I didn’t even see you come by.

  2. Bibliothecarius says:

    Fr. Z

    Speaking as a professional librarian, I’m pleased to see you making use of your local library.

    Libraries are one of the best “freebies” in America, don’t you think?

    PS I read The Name of the Rose two years ago but still haven’t read a good translation of the following that relates the literary meaning in the novel:

    “stat rosa pristina nomine, nomina nuda tenemus”

    No Wiki cheating, anyone!

  3. ray from mn says:

    I’ll contact “Cathy of Alex”, she’ll know, being a professional librarian.

  4. Shin says:

    I don’t like libraries because I don’t like having to give the books back.

  5. wsxyz says:

    I wish libraries would look like they used to.
    The modern library look – extreme utilitarian decorated with construction paper cutouts – really turns me off.

  6. Jayna says:

    I hear ya on those interlibrary loans. At GSU we can get books from all over the world. It is going to come in handy when I start writing my thesis.

  7. Jane says:

    Libraries are at their best when they have a coffee shop attached as my local (Sydney suburb) library does.

  8. Hettie B. says:

    Father, as a professional librarian, my heart is warmed by your public praise of your library!

    It looks like you have a few librarians among your readers/commentors. You see, we appreciate you, too! :)

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