#LibrarianAngels aka This Is Why You Love Books

I remember being a kid and using the library at my elementary school. In retrospect it was one tiny room with some bookshelves and not nearly enough books for a K-8 school. But it was magic — and I'll still hold it like that.

Yesterday author Neil Gaiman created one of the best Twitter hashtags in recent memory: #LibrarianAngels. Ever since, people have been enthusiastically sharing their memories of their favorite librarians and libraries. We've collected some of the best here to help you bask in the power of books.

It all started here:

And before you know it, all of this comes pouring out...

So in conclusion, enjoy because