Tag Archives: Boston Public Library

Every Library Is A Winner

Every year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) jointly recognize exceptional design in new library construction or renovation. Here are some of the marvelous winners of the 2017 Library Building Awards:

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Bibliomania

New York City-based photographer Franck Bohbot has been wowing photography fans with his perceptive and atmospheric images of scenes around North America. But bibliophiles will want to actively follow his ongoing project called House of Books. This pared down series … Continue reading

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We Stand With Boston

It’s always difficult to find the right words to respond to brutal, senseless terror attacks, but Boston author Dennis Lehane got it just right on his Facebook page: “Every thought and every prayer goes out to the victims and their … Continue reading

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The Art of Travel

The Boston Public Library Print Department is home to a marvelous, though little visited, collection of more than 350 vintage travel posters from the “Golden Age of Travel”, the 1920s through 1940s. Rail travel had opened up all of North … Continue reading

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