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Festivals in a Medieval English Village via Medievalists.net [Shared]

Festivals in a Medieval English Village via Medievalists.net What were the celebrations held in a typical medieval village? Evidence for this can be hard to find, but one article focusing on the villages of Berkshire, England, offers us some clues … Continue reading

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📕 Overdue, Part 1: the birth of public libraries via New_Public [Shared]

I am a great fan of libraries. I grew up using a Carnegie library in my small (<2000 pop.) town in Ohio and even worked in the University library in college. I still read most of my books from the … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Inside the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries via Literary Hub [Shared]

No matter where I might travel I almost always end up at some sort of library. It could be a historic library in some palace or a somewhat more modern library like The Boston Public or Los Angeles Public Library … Continue reading

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Get Lost in the Stacks of These Stunning Libraries You Can Virtually Tour via House Beautiful

There’s nothing better than getting lost in a stack of books—bonus if it’s amidst impressive architecture. Given that it’s currently National Library Week, there is no better time to visit (albeit virtually) some of the most impressive libraries in the … Continue reading

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Ways to Help Librarians and Archivists From Home via Adafruit Industries

  If you’ve run out of things to do or are just tired of making sourdough bread from scratch, Atlas Obscura lists digital projects that you can become involved in. …many libraries and archives remain closed, and will likely stay shuttered for … Continue reading

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