Author Archives: oncealibrarian

About oncealibrarian

Retired

Who am I? What am I? Where am I?

This blog has been discontinued. Such ‘Librarian’-type posts as I do in future will be on my main blog – http://scriptorsenex.blogspot.co.uk/ I look forward to seeing you there. Advertisements

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September

A 1940s poster

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Some places I would feel at home in…

  The Angelica Library, Rome Galeria de Diane, Chateau Fontainbleu Rijksmuseum Research Library, Amsterdam Royal Portuguese Reading Room, Rio de Janeiro    

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Writers…

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The Death of a Bookstore

Anyone able to give the kiss of life in Evanston, Illinois – see Words and Peace That is tragic but all too common nowadays. I guess if second hand bookshops don’t pay they don’t stay open. In England they have … Continue reading

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This is Rad!

To use the words of the photograoher – This is rad! http://scenes-from-my-hood.tumblr.com/post/22843013868/this-is-rad-the-bookshelves-are-3d-flat    

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A Girl Reading

I received this lovely card recently from a good (Internet) friend.   I love anything that depicts people reading. I wish copyright didn’t stop me from posting lots and lots of the pictures that one can find on the web.

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