A Library Planet post by Christopher Hunt The (Central) Vancouver Public Library is at 350 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1, Canada.
Category: Research Libraries
The PMI Victorian History Library, Melbourne, Australia
A Library Planet post by Jade Koekoe The PMI Victorian History Library Inc. is a community owned and run library specialising in the history of the Australian state of Victoria. The library collection is the only lending collection of its kind in Australia – with over 30,000 books for loan and over 40,000 items on…
Friday essay: the library – humanist ideal, social glue and now, tourism hotspot
Stuart Kells, La Trobe University Last year two Danish librarians – Christian Lauersen and Marie Eiriksson – founded Library Planet: a worldwide, crowdsourced, online library travel guide. According to them, Library Planet is meant to inspire travellers “to open the awesome book that is our world of libraries, cities and countries”. The name of the…
The Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto, Japan
A Library Planet post by Annie Wu. Kyoto International Manga Museum was established to gather, preserve and exhibit manga materials and to be a centre for research into manga culture. The space simultaneously serves as a library and a museum, with around 300,000 manga products in its collection, including books, periodicals and woodblock caricature prints….
Ulyianovsk Regional Scientific Library, Russia – a library with a ballroom
Written by Ульяновская областная научная библиотека For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Ulyianovsk Regional Scientific Library is the one the sight of the Ulyanovsk. In 1924 it was named after is V. Lenin. It is located in former Nobility assembly house. Public Library closely connected with the name of the great…