Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

The Joys Of Reading

By JULIE JARMAN

The joys of reading are and have been a mainstay throughout my life. I can literally not remember a time when I did not have a book in my hand. I even remember the very first time being inside a library when my mother took me along with her while I was very young.

The almost somber and hushed tones of the room, beautiful books in numerous bookcases of all sizes, shapes and forms. Even the way the plastic book protectors bounced off in the light felt magical.

Since then, many hours have been spent in several different libraries over the years, such as public, school, or college...

 

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