It was my dad.
I'm glad I was born before the internet took off. It must be so incredibly hard these days for kids to get interested in books or for parents/teachers/others to spark the interest for long form reading.
My dad only had a small collection of books, but was an avid library member. I have so many fond memories of visiting the library every month. Even better when we moved and our house was on the same street as the local library.
Thanks for this post. I haven't read any "joy" books in the last 18 months, only technical, work related books.
Going to remedy that starting tonight!