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'In my experience, libraries are places where all sorts of meaningful connections occur on a daily basis. From the famous House of Wisdom in Baghdad and the Vatican Library with its vast treasures, through to the tremendously important public-library network across Queensland, libraries provide a space in which connections become possible.' (Author's introduction)


  • Epigraph: I have often thought about the simple and resonant epigraph “only connect …” at the beginning of E.M Forster’s novel Howards End. Sitting on a page of their own, these words are a mysterious invitation to the reader to consider the importance, indeed the imperative, of forging deeper relationships with others and the world around us.

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