Pusey House Library, Oxford, England – the heady mixture of incense and old books

Written by Anna James For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Pusey House (pronounced Pew-zee) was opened in 1884 as a memorial to Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882), Regius Professor of Hebrew, Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, and for forty years a figurehead of the Oxford Movement in the Church of England. When…

Thailand Creative & Design Center Bangkok Library –Greater with Creativity

Written by Sara Ulloa, Librarian from Peru. Lima For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/.   Location The Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) has been one of my best discoveries in the Library world this year so far. This place is a resource and information center especially for designers and innovators,…

Worlds of Words, University of Arizona, USA – the largest collection of global children’s books in the United States!

Post written by: Judi Moreillon, Lacey Nehls, and Breanna Tsingine For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Credit: Line and Space, LLC Ron Marx and grandson snuggle up on one of the deep window seats, exploring books from the collection. The backdrop features the illustrations of David Christiana, which are present throughout…

Melbourne Cricket Club Library, Australia – the best kind of secret

Written by Kirby Fenwick Pictures by David Studham For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely of places—so said Roald Dahl. I thought about his words this week when I stepped through the doors of a library that was only recently brought to…

Library of Career and professional growth – St. Petersburg, Russia – the most European Russian library

Written by Nadehda Pershina – Specialist in marketing and development, Central Library System of the Moscow region For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ “Russian tradition” When it comes to the traditional Russian library most people of the world must imagine a classical archaic space with old wooden shelves filled with books…

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…

Serralves Library, Porto – an oasis of calm

Written by Lucy Ahmed For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Located within beautiful grounds on the outskirts of Porto, Serralves Library offers an oasis of calm within the Museum of Contemporary Art. Prior to the creation of the library, in 1999, the bibliographic collection of the Fundação de Serralves ran alongside…