Changed Library Shelf Labels

The link below is to a photo gallery showing images of changed library shelf labels, in order to add a bit of humour to the books on display there.

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17 Bookends

The link below is to an article that takes a look at 17 ‘different’ bookends – with photos.

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Beautiful Vintage Photos of Bygone Bookstores


In this age of online ordering, physical bookstores aren’t getting all the love and attention they deserve. But you know that already. So before you head out to your local bookseller to pick up the latest new thing, perhaps you would like to indulge in some literary nostalgia and appease your book-beauty tooth (you know you’ve got one) with these lovely old photos of old bookstores (in some of which you could, at one time, find old books). And all right, not all are complete bygones — some, improbably, wonderfully, are still standing — but they don’t look quite like this anymore, and so the vintage-photo-ogling endures. After the jump, check out a selection of lovely vintage photos of old bookstores, and be sure to link to any of your favorites that are missing here in the comments.

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Article: Kansas City Library’s Giant Bookshelf

The link below is to an article (with photos) on the Kansas City Library and its giant bookshelf.

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