Tag Archives: Libraries

The best cities in the world for book lovers

I came across this article this morning about The best cities in the world for book lovers.  It was my old university town of Edinburgh in the first sentence that caught my eye, “The streets of Edinburgh and Hong Kong are overflowing … Continue reading

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Every City Should Probably Have One

This Is A Floating Library. Every City Should Probably Have One. This article from The Huffington Post is about art meeting and melding with libraries – the Floating Library is a pop-up, mobile device-free public space aboard the historic Lilac … Continue reading

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The importance of Libraries by Neil Gaiman

The Guardian has published a speech by Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming in which he forcefully advocates for libraries and reading. As he says, “The prison industry needs to plan its future growth – … Continue reading

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A better investment than gold!

For every $1 spent on libraries the community reaps $2.90 worth of benefits

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Lovely Library

The Sydney Morning Herald ran this story about a new library for Green Square, Sydney. The “brilliant” design for the new library comes from two very young architects who are still in their 20s and who beat 166 other entrants … Continue reading

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Sydney’s first 24 Hour Library on its way?

Part of a larger proposal going before the City of Sydney Council this month is the possibility of the library in the Old Custom House building being open 24 hours.  This is just one of many measures to attract a … Continue reading

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