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664: The Room of Requirement

664: The Room of Requirement

Update: 2018-12-30171
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Libraries aren't just for books. They're often spaces that transform into what you need them to be: a classroom, a cyber café, a place to find answers, a quiet spot to be alone. It's actually kind of magical. This week, we have stories of people who roam the stacks and find unexpected things that just happen to be exactly what they required. 
Comments (8)

Gurushakti Noriega

I am studying to be a librarian, and I truly believe that libraries should never be on the budget cutting board. A librarian out there is making magic.

Jan 18th
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Amie Koivu

Gurushakti Noriega As a librarian, I totally agree :)

Feb 2nd
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Jay Gamble

i love this channel

Jan 11th
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Calliope Desenberg

What a fabulous episode! Libraries truly are magical places.

Jan 7th
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Julia Evans

I love this episode. It makes me want to create my own field of dreams.

Jan 5th
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Erin Shultz

This was my all time favorite episode of This American Life. I have been a listener for nearly 20 years and this one was absolutely fantastic. I happen to love Zoe Chaice's voice besides that, she is a remarkable reporter and story teller. Well done!

Jan 2nd
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Laura Vescovi

I am brought to tears for the kindness of the librarian, and the influence she had :)

Dec 31st
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Joseph F

act 2 was really interesting

Dec 31st
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664: The Room of Requirement

664: The Room of Requirement

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