Check out a private library in the almost 100-year-old Plaza Hotel building, now the Granada Homes for seniors. … More Libraries Round the World: San Antonio’s Plaza Hotel
Get an insider’s view of some of the authors and books featured in the 2018 Library of Congress’s mega-book festival. The largest library in the world, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., appropriately hosts one of largest annual book festivals open to the public and free. … More Washington D.C.’s 18th National Book Festival
Atlantic City, NJ’s library is in a modern building but was founded by a group of women in 1899. … More Libraries Round the World: Atlantic City, NJ
Touring a library inside the exclusive Cooper Union College was a treat. Such an impressive school and history thanks to Mr. Cooper. … More Libraries Round the World: The Cooper Union
The Museum of Modern Art in NYC is known as MOMA. But when it first opened, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller’s children called it ‘mother’s museum.’ She and two girlfriends pooled their resources and determination to open their new art museum just nine days after Wall Street crashed in 1929. What timing! Fortunately, their museum is alive … More Pooh-Bear’s Old Home Across from Mother’s Museum
Today April 11th is National Bookmobile Day. Of course, finding one, since true to their name they aren’t stationary, wasn’t easy. But success came through this afternoon! I guess this one didn’t get the message or couldn’t make it to the party since it was parked outside the Mission Branch Library in San Antonio, Texas. Lee … More Libraries Round the World: Bookmobiles Rule!
Novelist Karen Stensgaard took a spin around the DAR and found two great granddaddies (5 times back) were revolutionary war patriots. … More Libraries Round the World: The DAR