Libraries Round the World: Without a Ceiling or Walls

Hidden behind the vibrant green northern tree line of Bryant Park in New York City lies an open-air library. A designated Reading Room where visitors can temporarily borrow books, newspapers, and magazines during the spring, summer, and fall. Trying to read while wearing a thick parka on a cold winter day outside wouldn’t be much … More Libraries Round the World: Without a Ceiling or Walls

Libraries Round the World – Love, Walt Whitman

Camden, New Jersey, probably isn’t your first choice for a Valentine’s Day library photo blog, but you won’t regret it. Fascinating libraries and Poet Walt Whitman’s cute little house are still there. He wrote some romantic verse, but unappreciative critics called it “obscene and scandalous.” It sure didn’t take much in the 1850s! Here’s a … More Libraries Round the World – Love, Walt Whitman

Libraries Round the World: Winterthur

America’s ultra-special Winterthur Estate with a museum, garden, and library is in a state nicknamed the First State, Small Wonder, and the Diamond State. It’s Delaware! The first of our 13 colonies to ratify the Constitution and our second smallest state but so photo-worthy. Virginian Thomas Jefferson called it the jewel of the Eastern Seaboard.  … More Libraries Round the World: Winterthur