A pioneering public organisation is taking a stand against the growing problem of homelessness on the West Coast. In so doing, it is re-defining the very idea of a library. 1,767 more words
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Last August we visited Vilniaus senamiestis (old town), the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lithuania’s capital.
A gorgeous patchwork of ancient architecture, pleasant plazas, creeks, fields, forests and several hills, the city encompasses a delightful micronation, the Užupis Republic, and the vibrant 1,264 more words
Home to a theatre, recording studios and a maker space, Helsinki’s new public library goes far beyond books – although there are still thousands of them under its wavy roof. 108 more words