Board of Trustees
“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
– Anna Quindlen
“I cannot live without books.”
– Thomas Jefferson
“The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.”
– Albert Einstein
“Bad libraries only build collections. Good libraries build services. Great libraries build communities.”
– R. David Lankes
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.”
– George Bernard Shaw
CITY OF DODGEVILLE REP.
“Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.”
– Lady Bird Johnson
“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
– Albus Dumbledore. -Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community.
– Paula Poundstone