The Public Library
A Photographic EssayBook - 2014 | First edition
From Library Staff
This book is the result of a photographer's 18-year odyssey to photograph libraries all over the United States! These days, people mostly go to the library online, but the physical spaces that house library institutions deserve some attention, too! Take a tour of libraries- huge, gleaming edifice... Read More »
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"As the last truly democratic space in America, where there are no entry fees, judgments, or barriers, public libraries offer a tour of our society’s ill and ill. We library workers are, in practical terms, surrogates for shuttered schools, parks, hospitals, and homes." --Dorothy Lazard
"We started stocking paperbacks, which kids can check out without a library card… Now no one has to leave the bookmobile without a book. That should be a librarian’s primary job: to get books in people’s hands." –Kelvin K. Selders (NE Nevada Bookmobile)
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