Read this quote 3 times aloud, I double-dog dare you! Discuss amongst yourselves…….

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Inscription on the wall  of the library in Armagh -One of the oldest libraries in Ireland

Armagh Public LIbrary


You for whom the time is now ripe to profit from reading, mark this:

The years hasten past like running water. Do not, therefore, spend your early years, when learning comes easily in trivial pursuits; for neither the flowing wave nor the fleeting hour returns. Let the study of worthy matters occupy your youth so that your old age may be resplendent with due honor and respect. Use profitable these carefree times; choose a book, each of you, and, mindful of its author, pray “Lord bless him,.”

Alcuin of York          

Terry Roper

Terry Roper

Terry Roper, Library Consultant for Region 10 ESC. has been an educator/librarian in the North Texas area for 22 years. She has worked on elementary and high school campuses as well as central administration. Ms. Roper has experience dealing with English language learners of all levels and works closely with the Region 10 Literacy Team. Terry loves dealing with literacy and information dissemination and talking about book stuff!

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