Wednesday, November 28, 2012

For the love of books

Before the various distractions of today like the electronic gadgets, TV and online games, the long summer days of my boyhood were brightened each week with the bookmobile . It was a bus with book-filled shelves that were transported from the city's regional library to neighborhoods so that kids would be compelled to read during summer rather than doing unproductive things. A very fruitful government project to educate kids. Because of the bookmobile, I spent many a happy summer day reading books that would otherwise have been inaccessible. To this day, I am thankful for the love of books that the bookmobile fostered in me. I gained a lot of knowledge and it motivated me all through out my learning years - from elementary, to college..and until know.