Libraries Round the World: St. Maarten During Corona

This photo-blog and library visit wasn’t at all what I had in mind. But what else is travel, if not an opportunity to experience something you wouldn’t at home? Last month’s trip, not surprising, went sideways with the coronavirus outbreak. But I did see a few libraries, so it still qualifies. And for those of … More Libraries Round the World: St. Maarten During Corona

Libraries Round the World: Where Text and Textiles Mesh

Across from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Rocky statue and steps, the Art Deco Perelman building annex holds the library and has edgy, fashion-forward exhibits. They’ve succeeded again with Off the Wall: American Art to Wear. The Latin root textere means to weave. Stories are usually communicated via written text, and clothing is typically made from … More Libraries Round the World: Where Text and Textiles Mesh