Category Archives: Libraries in Other Places

Look at all that lofty library space

Check out this amazing library space….. Its Chongqing library in China. find this and other inspiring library spaces here  http://www.pinterest.com/gisbornelibrary/library-liaisons/  

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The Royal Danish Library – Copenhagen, Denmark

These images are from a collection that Flavorwire has done called “The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries… images sourced from (flavorwire)

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Footpath Library in Sydney

This is just so darn heart warming… I saw this on the news this morning, and think that it’s a fantastic concept, you can also find out more about this amazing cause here: http://www.footpathlibrary.com.au/ (kh)

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Tel Aviv Opens Its First Public Library With A Sea-View

Imagine going to the beach, finding just the right spot, sitting down on the warm sand, and just then, you realize that you forgot your book! Well, if you’re in Tel Aviv that is no longer a problem. The city … Continue reading

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Camel libraries improve literacy in Kenya

At a village square in Kalkach, nine kilometres from Wajir town, librarians command two camels to kneel down. Nearby under an acacia tree, a group of enthusiastic children and adults watch as the librarians unload wooden boxes full of books. … Continue reading

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Why not just turn your own home into a public library?

Hernando Guanlao has a passion for books, but they were taking over his home. He decided to put them out on the street outside his house, hoping that people would pick them up, take them home and solve his problem. … Continue reading

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The self service library, proving popular in Beijing…

Self-service libraries are becoming increasingly popular with Beijing residents, with 50 having sprung up across the city over the past year and 100 more are expected to open in the coming months. The 24-hour service allows readers to choose from … Continue reading

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The Austrian National Library

 This magnificent space is part of the Austrian National Library, located in the imperial Hofburg Palace in Vienna. Formerly known as the Imperial Library (Hof-Bibliothek), the State Hall (“Prunksaal”) is the central architectural piece of the library and features a soaring, … Continue reading

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The Geisel Library

I love this building…….  The Geisel Library is the main library building on the University of California, San Diego campus and contains four of the six libraries located on campus. . The building is named in honour of Audrey and … Continue reading

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Europe’s first train station library a success

Feel the need to read, whilst waiting for your train? Well if you live in Holland your needs are meet with Europe’s first train station library. to read the full article click here

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