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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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Have you seen a library vending machine? via TikTok [Video] [Shared]

Have you seen a library vending machine? this one opened in 2018.  @bookendedbyowls Have you seen a library vending machine? this one opened in 2018. ##booktok ##librarytok ##bookish ##library ##bookvendingmachine ##indiana ♬ Eleanor Rigby – Cody Fry Read Have you … Continue reading

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What I’m Listening To…Alphabetical Order – 99% Invisible [Audio] [Podcast]

Alphabetical Order – 99% Invisible In much of the western world, alphabetical order is simply a default we take for granted. It’s often the one we try first — or the one we use as a last resort when all … Continue reading

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Trend Alert: Little Free Art Galleries for Your Front Yard via Gardenista [Shared]

Trend Alert: Little Free Art Galleries for Your Front Yard – Gardenista Most likely you’ve heard of the little free library, a book-sharing box that anyone can install in their front yard to encourage passersby to either take a book … Continue reading

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Supermarket-Turned-Library Has Aisles and Freezers Stocked With Books [Shared]

What a great way to use unused space while building out a renovation. It is creative ideas like this that make life just a little b it nicer every day. — Douglas Supermarket-Turned-Library Has Aisles and Freezers Stocked With Books … Continue reading

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The Sifter is a beautiful database of 5,000 historical cookbooks via Input [Food]

The Sifter is a beautiful database of 5,000 historical cookbooks via Input [Food] For that past 50 years, Barbara Ketcham Wheaton has been meticulously compiling the information of historical cookbooks in Europe, North America, and beyond, including ingredients, illustrations, and … 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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Home School: The Spherical Earth Society via Google Maps Mania

Currently the British Library is busy digitizing its collection of around 150 globes and making them available as 3D interactive visualizations. Not wanting to be outdone the National Maritime Museum has also released a virtual 3D visualization of one of its historical globes. … Continue reading

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National Library Week: Accessing the Smithsonian Libraries from Anywhere via Smithsonian Libraries

It’s National Library Week 2020! This year’s theme is “Find your place at the library.” While the Smithsonian Libraries has closed its 21 physical branches during the COVID-19 outbreak, our work continues. We invite you to find a place with us … Continue reading

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Home School: The Vatican Library Goes Online and Digitizes Tens of Thousands of Manuscripts, Books, Coins, and More via Open Culture

If any one of us ran our own country, we’d surely drive no small amount of resources toward building an impressive national library. That would be true even if we ran a country the size of the Vatican, the smallest … Continue reading

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A Bartender’s Library – An Online, Searchable Library for the Bartending Profession via EUVS Library

THE BARTENDING PROFESSION has a rich and varied history that only recently has come to light during the past two decades. Vintage cocktail and distillation books filled with recipes, techniques, and management procedures are being unearthed and collected at an unprecedented … Continue reading

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Huntington House, Huntington Library and Gardens, Pasadena, California via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram!   Huntington House, Huntington Library and Gardens, Pasadena, California South Front Watercolor See more from my Instagram Feed * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may … Continue reading

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Little Free Library at Center for Colorado Women’s History at Byers-Evans House, Denver, Colorado via Instagram

Where is your favorite Little Free Library? Share in the comments! Little Free Library at Center for Colorado Women’s History at Byers-Evans House, Denver, Colorado Wandering about Denver, we happened upon this historical home which also serves as an important women’s history … Continue reading

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The Canterbury Tales, Figure and Text via Instagram

The Canterbury Tales, Figure and Text Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanic Gardens   and Follow    Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read the Canterbury Tales and More! † Get The Canterbury Tales for FREE from Gutenberg.org … Continue reading

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