What I’ve Been Reading – 1/17/2022

“Now Everyone in the World Can See This”: Folklife and the Internet | Library of Congress It’s Never Too Late to Learn How to Swim | The New York Times John Palminteri | Santa Barbara Independent Beauty from Disarray | Harvard Magazine Eve Babitz and the Hollywood Library | Los Angeles Public Library Hustling toContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 1/17/2022”

Top 25 Largest Libraries in North America

Excerpt from The Librarian’s Book of Lists, in terms of volumes. Library of Congress Harvard University Boston Public Library Yale University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Toronto University of California, Berkeley Columbia University University of Texas at Austin Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County University of Michigan New York Public Library IndianaContinue reading “Top 25 Largest Libraries in North America”

The Library: An Illustrated History

Yes, I read a library book about libraries. Let me just say, The Library: An Illustrated History, by Stuart A.P Murray, is not as illustrated as you might think. The illustrated portion was, more or less, an afterthought from the author. I can only guess that one would need to put a spin on aContinue reading “The Library: An Illustrated History”