Libraries Round the World: Fritztown, Texas

The Texas Hill Country, about an hour north of San Antonio and west of Austin, brings you to some old German immigrant towns of the 1800s. Fritztown, officially named Fredericksburg, is one of the most popular, and they have a beautiful historic library!  On weekends crowds wander down Main Street, aka Hauptstrasse, in a historic district … More Libraries Round the World: Fritztown, Texas

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