Explore Andrew Carnegie, Public Libraries and more!

Explore related topics

The secret world of membership libraries. Before Andrew Carnegie, most libraries in America were subscription-based. As free public libraries sprouted up across the United States, membership libraries mostly died off, but 19 non-profit membership libraries still exist.

Before Andrew Carnegie, most libraries in America were subscription-based. As free public libraries sprouted up across the United States, membership libraries mostly died off, but 19 non-profit membership libraries still exist.

Since its foundation, the Oxford Union has maintained a library for the use of…

lalibrairie: The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here).

'It's always the librarian' by The 10 cent designer: What a great shot!  Thanks to  photographer Lori Andrews! #Photography #Librarian #The_10_Cent_Designer #Lori_Andrews

I love this shot! My next picture 'It's always the librarian' by The 10 cent designer: What a great shot! Thanks to photographer Lori Andrews!

Book Cases - The Guardians of the Worlds  Greatest Treasures! If this was filled with the books I read...Oh man I would die haha

Prunksaal Hofbibliothek Wien, State Hall of the Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria

Stockholm Public Library - idea for expansion of BRPL? Dream big.

The Stadsbiblioteket (Stockholm Public Library main branch) rotunda circled by ranks of bookshelves, built architect Gunnar Asplund, Sweden

Book Arts of Isfahan: Diversity and Identity in Seventeenth-Century Persia

Getty Publications Virtual Library Free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives

State Law Library of Iowa. 
I will go to Iowa just to see this.

State Law Library of Iowa - The impressive five-story State Law Library of Iowa is located in the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines, Iowa. It was built in 1884 in Renaissance style.

Man Builds Miniature Bookstore on Wheels to Motivate Children to Read

Meet Antonio La Cava, a retired Italian teacher who travels around the country in his bibliomotocarro or librarymotorcar to get children excited about books. Book patrol: 3 wheel mobile library in rural Italy.

Pinterest
Search