Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Libraries are dying?

In honor of National Library Week, CNN iReport asked photographers, architecture aficionados and book lovers to share photos of their most favorite libraries such as this photograph of the<a href='' target='_blank'> University Library</a> at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign by <a href=''>Glenn Nagel</a>. The library was founded in 1867 and actually predates the university. Today, the University Library holds more than 13 million volumes and is known for allowing all members of the community to view its collection onsite.
Uni. of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Robert Dawson visited a library built by ex-slaves, Allensworth, California.
Library build by ex-slaves in California
In honor of Library Week, CNN asked photographers, bibliophiles, and fans of architecture to share their favorite libraries. The public is invited to share their photos as well.

CNN  presents a slideshow of stunning libraries in the USA and round the world and answers the question, "Libraries are dying?"