Saturday, December 10, 2021

"The Library Phantom Returns!"

A follow-up to my November 8th post about the mystery book art objects left in Scottish libraries is here on the NPR website.

Close-up of "Feathers" on a cap (photo by Chris Scott on Flickr)

Thursday, December 8, 2021

“What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you. Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave. They show us what community and friendship mean; they show us how to live and die.”

      Anne Lamott

And some bonus funny, for those of you who've ever shelved books in a library:
From here

Friday, December 2, 2021

Open Air Library

This open air library in Germany is a cool idea - it is built on a reclaimed industrial site and serves as park, library, concert hall, etc. for the neighborhood. It operates on the honor system, using donated books. You can read more and see more photos here.