Tag: library

Apr 4, 2022

People Share Heartwarming Stories About How Libraries Positively Affected Their Lives

People Share Heartwarming Stories About How Libraries Positively Affected Their Lives

Libraries can be lifesavers…literally. They’re safe spaces for people of all ages and refuges for folks who sometimes have no other place to go. People took to Twitter to talk about how libraries affected their lives in positive ways. 1. Rest in peace. Saved me. My bro oldest of 8 watched us when Mom worked.…

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Feb 18, 2021

Umberto Eco Looking for a Book in His Massive Library

Umberto Eco Looking for a Book in His Massive Library

He has over 30,000 books in his personal library

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Oct 13, 2020

A Librarian at Duke Was Asked to Explain Their Takeout System and Made This

A Librarian at Duke Was Asked to Explain Their Takeout System and Made This

This way far too catchy for a song about a college’s library takeout system

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Jan 15, 2019

Woman Forced to Remove Dying Tree, Turns It Into Tiny Library Instead

Woman Forced to Remove Dying Tree, Turns It Into Tiny Library Instead

Sharalee Armitage Howard turns a dying 110-year-old cottonwood into a free neighbourhood library

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Aug 10, 2018

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird and Wonderful Objects

The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird and Wonderful Objects

A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items

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Nov 13, 2017

Incredible ‘Ocean of Books’ Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m Titles

Incredible ‘Ocean of Books’ Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m Titles

The brand new public library in Tianjin, China opened on October 1st

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Aug 31, 2017

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history

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Jul 17, 2017

Palaces of Self-Discovery: Amazing Libraries Across Europe by Thibaud Poirier

Palaces of Self-Discovery: Amazing Libraries Across Europe by Thibaud Poirier

“Palaces of Self-Discovery” is a photo series of libraries across Europe by French photographer Thibaud Poirier

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Feb 7, 2017

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

This Reading Room at the University of Oxford is One of the Oldest in Europe

The Duke Humfrey’s Library contains rare titles such as a Shakespeare First Folio and 1 of 42 Gutenberg Bibles

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Sep 15, 2016

This Futuristic Library in China Looks Incredible (9 Photos)

This Futuristic Library in China Looks Incredible (9 Photos)

The breathtaking entrance sets the stage for a literary adventure

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