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27 #libraries to visit in your lifetime by Sarah Schmalbruch

Those who love a good book will agree that there’s nothing better than finding a spot to cozy up and read. Sometimes that’s your couch, and sometimes that’s a quiet library brimming with great literature.  207 more words

Libraries

Genre-fication

We know that a lot of school and childrens’ libraries are categorizing their fiction stock to make choosing a story easier but have held back ourselves. 292 more words

Fiction

British Library awarded Grade I-listed building status

Structure once called ‘one of the ugliest buildings in the world’ in parliament and denounced by Prince Charles now ‘one of England’s finest modern buildings’. The… 184 more words

Library Buildings

Strahov Library (Biblioteca Strahov) , Prague, Czech Republic

The library in the Strahov Monastery in Prague played an important role in Czech history. There are about 200 000 old prints, mostly from the period between the 16 th and the 18 th century, around 3000 manuscripts and 1500 first prints. 358 more words

Libraries

Avenue campus update

We are excited to report that the Language Resources Centre (LRC) has been cleared and the first phase of building work to improve the learning environment… 127 more words

Building Works

Library Design, Keep it interesting!

Had a move around in the library; like to keep them on their toes.

The fiction books remain in the same place but moved the mobile shelving for some of the non-fiction books to the middle of the room, leaving space for the mini sofa right in the middle of the fiction and non-fiction books ~ much more cosy! 301 more words

Children's Books

Designing Library Spaces - From Dreams to Reality

We are fortunate here in Brisbane Catholic Education in that almost every school has a library. This space, whether it is a state of the art, architect designed, contemporary I-Centre or a converted classroom made warm and welcoming with paint, cushions and a few comfy chairs provides not just an area to house books and resources, but a space where just about anything is possible! 608 more words

Education