|Beautiful building. Beautiful day. |
Street parking available thanks to a federal holiday.
|A rare opportunity for regular folks to enter the reading room.|
|Boom. Reading Room ceiling.|
Stupid Blogger keeps turning this image vertical.
|Miles of card catalog...|
No new cards entered since 1980.
|Card catalog glamour shot. It exists.|
|You know I went to the drawers for "Library Science."|
Whaddup, Jersey? Newark represent!
|Gratuitous card catalog shot.|
|Young Readers Center display noting books |
from/about various places throughout the US.
|LOC 2012 Notable Books. |
I took a copy of each list and will write about them later.
|YA section. The collection is made up primarily of donations.|
You want your book at the LOC? Donate a copy. Boom!
|Recommended reads from local teens.|
Clearly, they talked to my students.
|No photo narrative would be complete without Harry Potter in various languages.|
I meant to photograph the braille books, but my camera insisted on this.
And the staff and volunteers at the Young Readers Center were just the bees knees. Friendly, knowledgeable and happy to chat. That's my kind of librarians.
The one thing I didn't get to do was get a library card. And that was because the office (across the street) for that was closed. Guess I'll just have to make another trip.
The LibrariYAn is an Amazon Associate. If you click from links on this blog to Amazon and buy something (anything!), I receive a small percentage of the purchase price.