Books give you a better perspective

 

Libraries are spaces where people of all ages can practice lifelong learning.  Only a tiny fraction of the world's information is available for free on the Internet.  Librarians are watchdogs on free speech, copyright, privacy, and government/corporate transparency.  They lobby for these rights and fight alongside other citizens to preserve them.

Data provided by the New York Times

Data provided by the New York Times

Searching is pretty simple.

Just type one or more words from anywhere in the description of the item you're looking for.

If you want to find matches that begin with your search term but do not match it exactly, like finding compass and companion, truncate your search with the asterisk (*), e.g., comp*