Libraries & Bookstores

Collection by Beatrice Lim

Beatrice Lim
Central Library in Kansas City, MO (Photo by Kansas City Public Library) (via What a great entrance to a public library! Library Themes, Kids Library, Library Books, Children's Books, Library Ideas, Library Displays, Kansas City Library, Central Library, Missouri

America's Most Beautiful Public Library

When you grow up in Kansas City and move away, you get used to people making Wizard of Oz jokes and assuming you drove a tractor to school pretty quickly.

Funny pictures about Kansas City Public Library. Oh, and cool pics about Kansas City Public Library. Also, Kansas City Public Library photos. Kansas City Library, Central Library, Local Library, Toronto Library, Central City, Unusual Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Interesting Buildings, Unusual Houses

Buildings That Look Like Other Things

There once was an old lady who lived in a shoe...until a bunch of architects decided that shoes were not structurally sound and decided to create buildings in the shapes of picnic baskets, molecules, tea pots and more.

Barter Bookshop, Alnwick, England My friend Dink works here :) I Love Books, My Books, Music Books, Book Proposal, Literary Travel, Book Nooks, Reading Nooks, Library Books, Dream Library

How can anyone I ask you, resist the lure of a bookshop that can be found in an old Victorian railway station? I most definitely couldn’t and so for this week’s Bookshelf of the Week, I present this shot taken by Mrs. Logic of the interior of Barter Books, located in Alnwick Station, Northumberland. Now …

Brattle Book Shop at 9 West Street in Boston, MA is one of the oldest bookstores in the U. Boston Vacation, Boston Travel, John Hay, In Boston, Greater Boston, East Coast, Bookshelves, New England, The Incredibles

If you managed to catch my Honesty Bookshop, Hay on Wye feature on Bookshelf of the Week a few weeks, or the more recently featured bookshelf stuck to the front of an apartment block in Tallinn, Estonia, you’d know I’m drawn towards shots of books stored outside in the open. It’s something that both compels …

Duluth Public Library’s “large print” books Bookstores, Libraries, Modern Books, Playground Design, Library Programs, Book Stuff, Large Prints, Book Art, Scandinavian


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Interior shot of Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, Toronto. Toronto Canada, University Of Toronto, Library University, Fisher, Library Art, Picture Credit, Bookstores, Libraries, Book Collection

If ever there was a bookshelf shot that exemplified the awesomeness of books then this is assuredly it (well there’s actually this one too which is of equal standing, but the one chosen for this week’s Bookshelf of the Week offers a bit more detail in its smaller presented size). This is a shot – …

Ler Devagar (Slow reading) bookshop, Lisbon Factory, Alcantara, Lisbon, Portugal love the bike! Beautiful French Words, Most Beautiful, Book Cafe, Book Storage, Shop Around, Portugal Travel, Book Worms, Bookshelves, The Good Place

For this week’s Bookshelf of the Week, I bring you this rather artistic shot from Pedro Ribeiro Simões, of the Ler Devagar bookshop, which is situated in a former factory in western Lisbon, Portugal. As you can see from Pedro’s photo, a prominent feature of Ler Devagar (which in English means ‘slow reading’) is the …