Librarians! Where would we be without them? They’re so well-Red! They take care of the books; they protect what is essentially Holy Ground. And they know All Too Well that, sometimes, to get readers to Stay Stay Stay, they need to pull out the big stops.
Everything Has Changed at the Wilmington Memorial Library in Massachusetts, where the genius librarians have set up a new Red (Taylor’s Version)-themed display. It features 11 great books with red covers, including Charles Yu’s Interior Chinatown, Ruth Ozeki’s The Book of Form and Emptiness, and Nadia Owusu’s Aftershocks. The display also prominently features a photograph of one Jake Gyllenhaal beside a sign with a very reasonable demand: “Return the scarf, Jake.” Everything about this is perfectly executed. (My only question for them is why stop at 11 books? Why not 22? In case you are in dire need of additional literary Taylor Swift content, might I recommend these 9 books perfectly summed up by lyrics from Red?)
Anyway, don’t walk, Run to your local library to check out some of these titles. If you need me for the foreseeable Forever Winter, I’ll be the Girl At Home poring over this library’s book recs (Nothing New here). And to the heroes of the Wilmington Memorial Library, I look forward to the glorious moment when Taylor releases her next album, when you’ll Begin Again.
@wilmlibraryWe’re burning Red at the Wilmington Memorial Library🧣🔥❤️#redtaylorsversion #taylorswift #library #librarytiktok #booktok #fyp #wilmlibrary♬ All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault) – Taylor Swift