The Libraries that Bought Us to Tears

for Book Riot

When you think about the places where people cry, there are the usual suspects: homes, hospitals, movie theaters, churches. But there is another place, one that can be magnificent or humble, a witness to daily struggles and momentous occasions that can also bring people to tears—the library. In this post, fellow Book Riot contributor Jen Sherman and I discuss the libraries in which we’ve shed a tear or two. (continued)

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Katie MacBride is a freelance journalist, essayist, and co-founder/associate editor of Anxy magazine. Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, Vice, Playboy, and Buzzfeed, among other publications. Follow her on Twitter: @msmacb

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