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DIY Library Kit

DIY Library Kit | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
How many times to you loan books out and never get them back? Well put the childhood fear of overdue books into the minds of the borrowers of your books. Make them sign them out - like a real library.
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20 Cool Home Library Design Ideas | Shelterness

20 Cool Home Library Design Ideas | Shelterness | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
Starting from Roman Empire home library was a thing that every respected man should have even if he couldn't read.
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Daviette Davis's curator insight, September 5, 2014 12:10 PM

I should do this to my Meditation Room.

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MemeCats IRL: Dis Iz Y Ai No Kan Spell Korrektlee!

MemeCats IRL: Dis Iz Y Ai No Kan Spell Korrektlee! | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
MemeCats IRL: Dis Iz Y Ai No Kan Spell Korrektlee!
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Bountiful Books: 13 Incredibly Intricate Historic Libraries | WebUrbanist

Bountiful Books: 13 Incredibly Intricate Historic Libraries | WebUrbanist | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
All the beauty of historic churches, but filled to the ceiling with books: these 13 libraries from Iowa to Prague dazzle with classic architectural details.
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Dot Marks the Spot. Dewey Decimal screensaver.

If you're looking for a fun way to stay familiar with the ten main classes of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system, download the DDC screensaver for your computer. It's free

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Library Book Cart Drill Team

The Austin (Texas) Public Library Book Cart Drill Team, the Bibliofiles, perform at the ALA National Conference held in Anaheim. A quick video search for 'book cart drill team' will find LOTS more.

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Thriller

Staff from the National Library of Australia performing Thriller at the 2008 staff Christmas party...

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Golden Books Gown | The Mary Sue

Golden Books Gown | The Mary Sue | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
Wow, talk about a trip down memory lane. This gown by designer Ryan Novelline is made entirely of the popular children's books, Golden Books. The bodice is made from the famous golden bindings, the skirt from the colorful, illustrated pages.
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Sue Hickton's comment, August 21, 2011 6:06 AM
actually MADE from them? the ACTUAL books? Oh my...........that's almost...........criminal..but it DOES look good! I still have all my little golden books! such a pack rat
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Reading is for Awesome People T-Shirt

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Reading is for Awesome People T Shirt

At a young age I discovered that reading is for awesome people. If you cant read, then you cant read that im calling you an idiot, idiot.
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Reading Revolution: 14 Marvelous Modern Libraries | WebUrbanist

Reading Revolution: 14 Marvelous Modern Libraries | WebUrbanist | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
More than just buildings filled with books, these 14 beautiful modern libraries are cultural landmarks and places to explore new media of all kinds.
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10 Quirky USB Hubs

10 Quirky USB Hubs | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
Considering you can never have too many USB ports, we've rounded up 10 fun hubs to keep you connected.
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20 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries - Oddee.com (beautiful libraries, amazing libraries...)

20 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries - Oddee.com (beautiful libraries, amazing libraries...) | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
For some people it’s castles with their noble history and crumbling towers, for others it’s abandoned factories or lost cities.
But for those who enjoy reading, a huge beautiful library is a place of endless pleasure.
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Most Interesting Bookstores of the World

Most Interesting Bookstores of the World | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it

Picture gallery for the most interesting bookstores of the world.


Via Anna Varna
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The Bookshelf Rethought: 5 More Innovative Designs

The Bookshelf Rethought: 5 More Innovative Designs | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it
Elegant anarchy, retrostalgic modernism, and what short circuits have to do with multitasking.
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Deakin University Library - Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds Renovations: Facebook.

Deakin University Library - Geelong Campus at Waurn Ponds Renovations: Facebook. | Weird and wonderful | Scoop.it

Wall of books

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