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#LibraryofCongress Tour in 360

The Library of Congress, founded in 1800, is a book lover’s dream. With 164 million items and 1,350 kilometers of bookshelves, it’s the world’s largest library.  60 more words


The Hidden Treasures in Italian #Libraries by David Laskin

In Florence, Rome and beyond, these buildings are a feast not only for book lovers, but for art and architecture enthusiasts as well.

In the madness of late spring at San Marco Square in Venice, amid the hordes pouring in from land and sea, hard by the hissing espresso machines and sizzling panini presses of overpriced cafes, I found the still point of the turning world. 165 more words


#Bibliotheque Mejanes (Aix-en-Provence, France)

In case any passersby were curious what awaited them inside the Bibliotheque Mejanes, the three colossal books that make up the library’s facade should help take some of the mystery out of it. 159 more words


La Maison Qui Chemine (French nomadic #library on wheels)

We’ve seen a number of tiny home constructions put to all sorts of good use, but this French nomadic library on wheels is très chic… 85 more words


How to design a #library that makes kids want to #read - #MichaelBierut #tedtalks

When Michael Bierut was tapped to design a logo for public school libraries, he had no idea that he was embarking on a years-long passion project. 32 more words


Hartley Library Phase 2 Refurbishment

Following successful completion of the 2016 Hartley Library Level 3 refurbishment, we are starting the Hartley Library Phase 2 refurbishment on 12 June 2017. This project will enhance and improve areas on Levels 1, 2, 4 and 5 of the Hartley. 294 more words

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Best modern #libraries from all over the world (Part 1)

Libraries are doing well in the digital times. Here are the most awesome examples.

Many people, when asked about libraries, imagine old buildings with dimmed light and endless rows of heavy wooden bookshelves.  1,328 more words