Send us a postcard

We love to publish postcards that tell us more about the wide variety of libraries we work and study in and we love seeing the stories and your reactions to them in the comments. Would you like to send us a ‘postcard’ from your library (or office) and share a little bit about your world with the […]

Postcard: the new library at Rockdale, Australia

Today’s post comes to us from Paula Pfoeffer. I am the Coordinator Library Services here at the newly formed Bayside Council and am lucky enough to work in the brand new Rockdale Library. We opened to much fanfare on July 30 this year with other 3,000 people coming through our doors on our first day. […]

Postcard: USIU-A Library, Nairobi, Kenya

Today’s post comes from Moses Munyao, from Nairobi. Thanks Moses! LIBRARY SPACE: MORE THAN JUST BOOK SHELVES To many people, mentioning the word library brings about a picture of old, rugged buildings that “store” books. The 21st century libraries are therefore striving to avert this notion by creating an environment that attracts and captivates the […]

Send us a postcard!

post card stamp by Tony&Wayne. Used with permission CC BY-NC 2.0   One of our more popular series of posts is the postcards that tell us more about the wide variety of libraries we work and study in and we love seeing the stories and your reactions to them in the comments. Would you like […]

Postcard: Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan

Today’s postcard is from Hasan Hasanov. The Scientific-Public Library of Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center has been functioning since 10 September 2013. The Library Foundation consists of more than 17 thousand books in eight languages – the Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Turkish, İtalian, French, Germany and Polish languages. Besides the local and foreign literature, the foundation also […]

Postcard from Nova Scotia, Canada

Our Canadian Country Ambassador, Cate Carlyle works in the Curriculum Resource Centre at the Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has sent us this quick description and  some stunning photographs to enjoy: The Curriculum Resource Centre (CRC) is a specialized education resource library which primarily serves the Mount Saint Vincent University’s Faculty […]

Postcard from the Public Library of Olvera, Spain

Today’s postcard was sent to us by Remedios Palma from the Public Library of Olvera in Cádiz, Spain: Our town has 9000 habitants, and our objective is customers perceive the library as a modern and innovative institution in which to receive what they need and in which you can relax. We live in 2015, the library […]

Postcard from Odesa National Research M. Gorky Library, Ukraine

Today’s postcard was sent to us by Nataliya Dyba from Odesa National Research M. Gorky Library (Ukraine): Today M.Gorky Library with its 20 departments and more than 200 staff is a leading research library of Ukraine, nation-wide storehouse of full repertoire of national book printing; regional universal depository; branch institution of the scientific information on […]