Thursday, June 02, 2011

Boston Public Library

As an ex-librarian, I generally look in on libraries wherever I am, and how could I not in Boston, the oldest public library in the US?

This is the reference section. Pretty impressive...

The gallery:

The reading room:

The central staircase:

Now here's a shelf-full of books:

This last one is now my wallpaper on my laptop.

More later.


Mark Perkins said...

I have a couple of friends who teach high school English in Boston. The pictures they've shared of the library makes me want to move across the country.

Tom Conoboy said...

Hi Mark, nice to hear from you again. Yes, it's a very fine library, I have to say. And a lovely city as well. Very friendly.