Tag Archives: Libraries

Fun With Dones

San Franciscan Nate Bolt must have some influential friends at the New York Public Library. Either that, or he’s a real fast talker, because someone allowed him to fly a drone equipped with a GoPro camera around the iconic Stephen … Continue reading

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The 24 Hour Library Is Coming

The library system in Norman, Oklahoma has recently introduced a library vending machine that offers library patrons 24 hour access to a selection of books and other media. The machine allows library members to scan a card and choose from … Continue reading

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Ask A Librarian

Many thanks to Jessica Finger from noodle.org for this neat infographic (see below). Created in partnership with Betsy Bird, the New York Public Library‘s Youth Materials Collection Specialist, it covers some of the best children’s books of 2013. If you … Continue reading

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Imagine The People’s Library

Imagine a library stocked with books written by you, your family, your friends and neighbors. And each of those books handmade with recycled paper and book bindings. Well, The People’s Library project at the Richmond, Virginia Main Public Library is … Continue reading

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Who Will Save Our Books

I have never read any of his bestselling blockbusters, but I’m now a big fan of author James Patterson for this full-page ad that he placed in the New York Times Book Review. Patterson wants to know “Who will save … Continue reading

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Libraries of the Future

The infographic below was adapted from a keynote address for the State University of New York Librarians Association Annual conference by LibraryScienceList.

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No Library Card Required

A cleverly converted Leyland Olympia double decker bus nicknamed Maggie has been recyled into the world’s first Bicycle Library. Located in London’s Hackney neighborhood, the innovative library offers seven types of bike for loan or sale, including a popular electric … Continue reading

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You Asked For It

When I meet readers of Travel Between The Pages, they often comment on the numerous photographs of libraries and bookshops that appear on the blog. Comment in a positive way that is. So, here are some more “library porn” shots … Continue reading

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Library Himmel

I can never resist a collection of great library photographs. So, I was thrilled to stumble across a wonderful series of photos of libraries from around Northern Europe. Professional photographer Christoph Seebach is based in Köln, Germany, where he is … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Our Libraries

The American Library Association has released a massive infographic describing the myriad of problems facing American libraries since the Great Recession. Public libraries have been an essential force for democracy and public education in the U.S. for more than two centuries. … Continue reading

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