Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Winter 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Winter 2019 19 The Library Boom How the bastions of literature are stacking up d "From that time on, the world was hers for the reading. She would never be lonely again, never miss the lack of intimate friends. Books became her friends and there was one for every mood. There was poetry for quiet companionship. There was adventure when she tired of quiet hours. There would be love stories when she came into adolescence, and when she wanted to feel a closeness to someone, she could read a biography. On that day when she first knew she could read, she made a vow to read one book a day as long as she lived." — From "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith d By Philip M. Read T hey are the depositories of civilization, the great equalizers of a democracy. The architecture. The row upon row of our deepest desires. The stuff — as Sam Spade remarked in "The Maltese Falcon" in a tip of the hat to Shakespeare's "Tempest" — that dreams are made of. Laurie Taylor, for one, could be seen toting more than a dozen, slipping them Continued on Next Page ❱❱ Cover Story

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