Category: Libraries

Boston Public Library

Our featured library today is the Boston Central Library, part of the Boston Public Library system in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Central Library is located in Copley Square in Boston’s Back Bay. It  consists of the McKim Building and the Johnson…


Monterey Public Library

In honor of National Library Week, we’re featuring libraries we’ve encountered in our travels. Our first stop is the first public library in California – the Monterey Public Library. Established in 1849, the Monterey Public Library started out as a shareholders library with the first members paying…


Picture of the week

The Royal Library of Ashurbanipal, named after Ashurbanipal, the last great king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, is a collection of thousands of clay tablets and fragments containing texts of all kinds from the 7th century BC. The British Museum is re-cataloguing and studying the 30,000 volume Library.…