1. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.

    — We have been posting many, many Dr. Seuss quotes today to honor his birthday - this one is from The Lorax, which you can check out for free from NYPL (book and movie), along with all of his other books. Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

  2. A person’s a person, no matter how small.

    — Wise words from Dr. Seuss, whose birthday is today. Check out Horton Hears A Who! from NYPL (or any other Dr. Seuss book) to mark the occasion.

  3. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, today’s Caturday is dedicated to cats … in [the] hats. Here are four examples of kitties sporting caps, all pulled from The New York Public Library’s vast photo and picture collections (we’re cheating a bit - we’ve used some of these in previous Caturdays, but hey, cats DO have nine lives). Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss. Want to read some Dr. Seuss today to mark his birthday? NYPL has plenty of books by and about him (including The Cat In The Hat ) - check one out today

  4. I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.

    —  Edgar Allan Poe, whose 204th birthday is today. Happy birthday, Mr. Poe! In honor of the legendary writer, check out some of his works from NYPL