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

Libraries Round the World – Celebrating in NOLA

Ready to travel back to New Orleans to see some more unique libraries? We have three house museums with libraries and a final visit at the new Sazerac House for its namesake cocktail, the official drink of New Orleans, Louisiana. NOLA celebrated its 300th birthday in 2018, and during my trip in February, I did too. … More Libraries Round the World – Celebrating in NOLA