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The Culture War Being Fought Over Tomorrow’s #Libraries

New York City’s most iconic library is set to receive a $317 million makeover. The Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo and New York and D.C. firm  156 more words

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The borrowers: why Finland's cities are havens for #library lovers

A library card was the first thing that was mine, that I had ever owned,” says Nasima Razmyar. The daughter of a former Afghan diplomat, Razmyar arrived in Finland with her family in 1992 as a refugee fleeing political unrest. 424 more words

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An open #book: a photographer's love letter to city #libraries (Swiss librarian and photographer Thomas Guignard @timtomch)

Osgoode Hall Great Library | Toronto, Canada

Swiss librarian and photographer Thomas Guignard captures the beauty, symmetry and intricate designs of libraries across the world… 335 more words

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Every #Library has a story to tell

Inside the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., c. 1940s. CORNELL UNIVERSITY LIBRARY/PUBLIC DOMAIN

Three new books for bibliophiles dig into the hidden human side of book collections… 288 more words

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small space renovation BIG IMPACT RESULT/ Teen Space @CORPUBLIB @goRCLS

The hard working staff and director at Cornwall Public library in Cornwall, New York last evening officially opened their Teen Space to rave reviews.

The project was done with a minimal budget and LOTS of volunteer time and materials. 56 more words