P. O. Box 132
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

717-830-5953

#25 Roots of Knowledge


#25 Roots of Knowledge

Fulton County Library
227 N 1ST ST ON SIDE
17233
Municipality: McConnellsburg
Structure: 6129
GPS: 39.935571 -77.999531

‘A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time-proof that humans can work magic.” -Carl Sagan The Fulton County Library chose the Tree of Knowledge block for their barn quilt, substituting books for roots on the tree. The library is pleased to be on the Barn Quilt Trail.