Evergreen Park Public Library, Chicago – a green oasis

Written by Anna Wassenaar, Head of Adult Services, Evergreen Park Public Library For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Evergreen Park Public Library is the public community library in the village of Evergreen Park, bordering the southwest side of the city of Chicago. While it is a small library as far as collections and…

Booth Library, New York – collecting and preserving resources since 1923

Written by M. Doane For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The Booth Library is the center for genealogy and historical research at the Chemung County Historical Society. It holds approximately 3,000 books, 30,000 manuscripts, 16,000 photographic images, and 11,000 maps and architectural drawings. It has been collecting and preserving resources on the Chemung…

Steele Memorial Library, Elmira NY – green roof and a maker space

Written by M. Doane For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Steele Memorial Library, in Elmira NY. Its the main branch of the Chemung Couny Library District. Built seven years after the flood of 1972 in a modern style the Steele Memorial Library has continued to be a forward looking institution in…

West Bridgewater Public Library – a place of making

Written by Ellen Snoeyenbos For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Here are some snaps of the West Bridgewater Public Library in Massachusetts, USA It’s a small library with a big heart. The library tries to bring unusual experiences to our patrons and provide a safe, welcoming place to all. The library…

Central Library Los Angeles – a gem in the City

Written by Megan Panatier – library lover on a quest to visit all 72 LAPL branches with her kids! For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Central Library In downtown Los Angeles, California, sits Central Library — the main library of the Los Angeles Public Library system, LAPL, which has 72 other…

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library – the piano is always in tune

Written by Victoria Turner For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is a non-profit membership library located in La Jolla, a community of San Diego, California. It was incorporated as the Library Association of La Jolla in 1899. It has a rich history, closely entwined with…