At Least They’re Reading…


“You has boobie why not me”

Such are the pearls of wisdom children bequeath to future readers in the pages of library books.

Book Riot has more examples of defacement of library property. Ironically, though they’re written by children, most are not suitable for young eyes.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →