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Laubier, Guillaume de.

Summary: Here, for the first time, architectural photographer Guillaume de Laubier takes the reader on a privileged tour of twenty-three of the world's most historic libraries, representing twelve countries and ranging from the great national monuments to scholarly, religious, and private libraries: the baroque splendor of the Institut de France in Paris; the Renaissance treasure-trove of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 022.3. LAU

Malam, John.

Summary: Reveals the inner workings of a large public library by examining the various departments and their functions, the equipment used, and the duties of the people who work there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peter Bedrick Books 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 027 MAL

Johnson, Alex

Summary: How do you use your local library? Does it arrive at your door on the back of an elephant? Can it float down the river to you? Or does it occupy a phone booth by the side of the road? Public libraries are a cornerstone of modern civilization, yet like the books in them, libraries face an uncertain future in an increasingly digital world. Undaunted, librarians around the globe are thinking up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames & Hudson Ltd. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 020 JOH

Knudsen, Michelle.

Summary: A lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KNU

Murray, Stuart A. P.

Summary: Throughout the history of the world, libraries have been constructed, burned, discovered, raided, and cherished--while the treasures they housed evolved from early stone tablets, to beautifully illumined vellum, and to the mass-produced, bound paper books and the digital formats of our present day. This book opens doors to the libraries of ancient Greece, early China, Renaissance England, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 027.009 MUR