Libraries Round the World: Thomas and Juliana Penn’s Easton

In the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, best known for Allentown, I randomly picked a town for lunch on the way to the Poconos. By pure chance, I ended up in charming, historic Easton with an old Carnegie-supported library.  If you haven’t heard Billy Joel’s hit song Allentown recently, here’s a link to the official music video saved … More Libraries Round the World: Thomas and Juliana Penn’s Easton

Libraries Round the World: In the Cowboy Capital of the World

Yep, saddle up! This time we are riding over to Bandera, Texas, the Cowboy Capital of the World. And I’d add “Cowgirl” too for a good reason explained later! This historic town was a staging area for some of the last cattle drives in the late 1800s. Bandera is located about 50 miles northwest of San … More Libraries Round the World: In the Cowboy Capital of the World