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Book Lovers Day 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
book covers for book lovers day


Fellow bibliophiles, August 9 is your day! Happy National Book Lovers Day!

We will take any excuse to celebrate the love of the written word, but today we are focusing in on the often underrated but always appreciated, book cover. We all know the classic idiom, "Don't judge a book by it's cover." In reality, though, a good book cover design is one of the most important aspects of a book. It is the first impression that a book creates on its potential readers and often times, book covers become beloved pieces of art in a home. Ahem, have you seen all the hashtags? There are just a few of them!  #bookstagram  #bookphotography #bookish #bookgram #beautifulbooks #prettybooks #coverlove 

Also, did you know the library offers online classes on book cover design? Login to LinkedIn Learning (formerly and use your library card to sign up!

So, in no particular order, as each book cover below is a gem, here is our curated list of much loved book covers. Have one to add? Tell us your favorite!


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