How About A DATE With A GOOD BOOK? Check Out These Vintage Library Ads!

by Erika W. Smith

Want to feel even better about picking up the latest Zadie Smith, Junot Diaz, or J.K. Rowling novel? (Is this September the best month ever for book releases or what?) Check out these vintage ads in support of libraries and reading from




Reading isn’t just a form of entertainment or a way to open your mind–apparently it can also solve problems like being thrown off a cruise ship, being perpetually single, or hating your family.





So, whether you’re sad, shipwrecked, or just looking for something to do on the subway, you now know the answer: READ!





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